Gallery: Adelaide Zoo Entrance Boasts Living Walls and a Green Roof in ...

Adelaide Zoo's new entrance breathes life into a once neglected part of the city with fresh sustainable design, a green-roofed wildlife shelter and lots of living walls of native plants. Placing great importance on endangered and rare animals of South America and the South Pacific, the zoo places a considerable focus on conservation, environment, education, and research. The new entrance, which was designed by HASSELL, invites visitors to view the sights and sounds of the menagerie from a series of interlinked public forecourts. Additionally, water conscious design works to manage stormwater through the green roof and rain gardens.

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