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Category: Zoos + Aquariums

The Evolution of Zoo Design

02.26.20 | Joselyne Hernandez | Zoos + Aquariums

4 Key Points 1. Design Priorities Design used to focus heavily on guest experience and architectural aesthetics. However, during our discussion, Craig Rhodes and Chris Kliewer with our Zoo Studio mentioned a shift in design priorities and the importance of non-architectural design. The focus is now on how animals and staff utilize spaces and then...

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Category: Zoos + Aquariums

The Art Impact

12.03.19 | Joselyne Hernandez | Zoos + Aquariums

5 Key Points 1. Two Leaders of Art Art is an essential tool for the North Carolina Zoo and Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum. 2. Art’s Impact How art creates connections and evokes emotions for guests 3. The Practical Facts Benefits and challenges of integrating art into our guest’s experience 4. Gateway to Hot Topics Art...

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Category: Zoos + Aquariums

Funding Conservation

10.30.19 | Joselyne Hernandez | Zoos + Aquariums

5 Key Points 1. It’s Mission Critical Go from being funders to actors of conservation. 2. Is 3% Enough? What threshold will make our conservation efforts successful? 3. Measure Impact How is success measured? 4. Welfare and Our Mission How does animal welfare align with our mission of conservation? 5. Inclusion is Key Start with...

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Category: Zoos + Aquariums

Discovering Our Identity

10.01.19 | Joselyne Hernandez | Zoos + Aquariums

5 Key Points 1. Why Change? Discovering the mission and launching a process to spark change. 2. How To Dive In Take a deep dive into a SWOT Analysis and including more voices. 3. Define Our Identity What makes us unique? 4. Invest In Your People To create great connections, we must start internally. 5....

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