Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha Nebraska was not long ago highlighted in a 6-site journal unfold in Landscape Architect & Specifier News. Koolfog delivered a tailor made fogscape for the Zoo’s $14 million Alaskan Journey h2o attribute, showcasing roughly 80 bronze animal sculptures, rockwork and a h2o play space with an interactive splash pad, all made to introduce small children to Alaska’s indigenous animals and educate them about their natural surroundings.
The exhibit encourages arms-on learning through participate in with an built-in sensory knowledge that features unique shifting water features and audio to bring the natural environment and it is bronze animals to lifestyle. The 18,625 sq. foot space is residence to several wildlife figures which includes salmon, puffins, sea lions, orcas, and a bear. Its centerpiece is a 25 toes tall, humpback whale sculpture that would seem to breech ideal by the splash pad’s blue “sea” area amidst moving water jets, sprays and fog clouds.
Koolfog collaborated with Exterior The Strains, Inc. (OTL) as aspect of the project style team assembled to create this real looking Alaskan inspired natural environment and correctly put into action an automatic fog technique. Different rock formations symbolizing individuals discovered in the Alaskan coastal locations, serve as platforms for the several animal sculptures with the boulders concealing an intricate net of water traces, tailor made manifolds and nozzles mounted to develop the immersive fogscape.
According to Landscape Architect’s write-up, “The spraying drinking water is managed via pc controls, which systematically spray a mix of h2o and air by way of nozzles arranged around the sculptures to simulate the h2o effects manufactured by the animals as they breech, splash, and spray drinking water. Koolfog’s Oasis Sequence Substantial Tension Fog Process was bundled to maximize these consequences. Click on right here to go through more about Henry Doorly Zoo’s Alaskan Adventure.