TESSERE Affiliations & Awards

Professional Affiliations & Awards

Wichita, KS

Committed to Excellence

TESSERE Zoos is a Corporate Member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), Commercial Member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a Support Organization of the Association of Minority Zoo & Aquarium Professionals (AMZAP), a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and a LEED Proven Provider.

The team holds professional memberships with:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • American Public Gardens Association (APGA)
  • American Public Works Association (APWA)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
  • Aquarium & Zoo Facilities Association (AZFA)
  • Association of Zoological Horticulture (AZH)
  • Kansas Recreation and Parks Association (KRPA)
  • Main Street America Institute (MSAI)
  • Missouri Parks & Recreation Association (MPRA)
  • National Association for Interpretation (NAI)
  • National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
  • World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)
  • Zoos & Aquariums Committing to Conservation (ZACC)
At TESSERE Zoos, we are deeply connected to the Zoo & Aquarium community. Through our affiliations, we demonstrate our support, build meaningful connections, and actively contribute to advancing the profession and mission. As architects, we are leaders in our field and remain at the forefront of advancements in architectural innovation.


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