|Client||Royal Zoological Society of Scotland|
|Project||New Tiger Enclosure, Edinburgh Zoo|
|Services||Advisor to Principal Designer|
New Tiger Enclosure for visitor viewing, enclosure fencing, glass & steel structure over visitor viewing path, building for animal shelter & welfare.
Construction of Enclosure Fence, Visitor Tunnel, Tiger building, Visitor paths and shelters.
Steel weldmesh fixed between steel posts approx. 6m high above surrounding finish levels, concrete foundations
In-situ concrete slab and walls supporting faceted steel arch structure, fabricated in 8 segments off-site. Segments bolted together, with laminated single glazing fitted externally and mastic sealed.
Walkways with permeable finish, timber edging.
Single leaf blockwork structure with timber rain screen cladding. Timber trussed mono-pitch insulated sedum roof. Suspended beam & block floor with ventilated void. Internal tiger dens with bespoke metalwork sliding doors and remote operation using cable system. Visitor viewing window. Metalwork cage tunnel links between existing and new external enclosures.
5 no. Proprietary timber structures with part open walls, and shingle and metal sheet roofing.