Maryland Zoo (Baltimore Zoo)
Ms. Kris Wilson and Mr. Tom Bauley led the consultant Design Team and consulted zoo staff through schematic design for a $40M dollar master plan and utility renovation/expansion of the 124-year old Baltimore Zoo. The Master Plan included schematic design services for complete utility renovations along with schematic designs for a Visitor Center, Central Plaza area, Amphibian and Reptile Facility, Guest Services building, Gift Shop, Food Services, and new Exhibit Areas. Our responsibilities included contract negotiations, extensive client meetings addressing animal containment and keeper safety issues, retail and food services consultations, as well as contractor meetings involving cost-estimating and value engineering.
Polar Bear Watch & Exhibit, Maryland Zoo
Ms. Kris Wilson and Mr. Tom Bauley led the consultant Design Team and consulted zoo staff to create construction documents for a $12M dollar interactive Polar Bear Exhibit. The exhibit incorporated two viewing yards, an underwater viewing pool, an overlooking viewing pool, a Tundra Buggy viewing area, and various smaller animal exhibits. This project demanded extensive design requirements for animal containment and keeper safety. Our responsibilities included contract negotiations, extensive client meetings, consultant coordination, and value engineering. Managed the construction administration team with Valley Crest Landscape Company through completion of the project.