San Diego Zoo Africa Rocks

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Africa Rocks, an 8.5-acre, $68.3-million project at the San Diego Zoo, immerses visitors into five African biomes from Ethiopian highlands, Madagascan forests to South African coastline.

Highlights of the project are a 200,000-gallon pool with 70-foot long underwater glass viewing of penguin, shark, fish, and sea stars, a 65-foot-tall waterfall, and three terraced baboon habitats with layered viewing recreating highland escarpments and native flora.

A 70,000 sq. ft. tensile structure  supports smaller meshed animal exhibits, visitor plaza with stage and retail, botanic gardens, and ADA compliance.

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Miller Hull Partnership / San Diego Zoo


YEAR

2017