Gallery: Vertical Safari: Crazy Skyscraper Zoo has a Built-in Ferris Wh...


Influx Studio has proposed a crazy plan that launches the traditional zoo far into the future. Submitted for consideration to the city of Buenos Aires, the project was inspired by wildlife safaris in which visitors drive around to free-roaming animals — except it takes the concept to its vertical limit. Influx combines the safari with the city with a futuristic animal skyscraper that joins the urban skyline.

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  1. mastoras July 21, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    Please some respect for the animals. Not everything for profit.Is a bad bad idea.

  2. lennyesq July 20, 2011 at 11:20 am

    If we needed another argument against holding animals in zoos. here it is. How absurd and cruel!

  3. anothervoice July 20, 2011 at 9:01 am

    I like the concept, but I think it might be better suited for a botanical garden. I imagine the wheel would rotate one level every two minutes or so with visitors spending 10-15 minutes per stop.

  4. eyeonyou1 July 20, 2011 at 5:01 am

    shouldn’t someone talk about the elephant in the room ? :)

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