Lemur Island,
Melbourne Zoo

Awards:

  • AIA Victorian People's Choice Prize for Public Architecture
  • Architeam Commendation in Community Architecture

Client: Zoos Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

An Ark Collaboration:
Arterial Design: Interpretation Design and Visitor Experience.
Urban Initiatives: Lead Consultants and Landscape designers
Snowdon Architects: Architecture

The Rainforest Precinct offers multiple opportunities for visitors to connect and interact with the lemurs, including a woven entry feature, ambient soundscapes, leaping lemur spiny play poles, and lemur yoga benches.  It also features lemur pods with cultural stories, a lemur vocalisation interactive, and a sculptural pod treehouse with treetop viewing of the rainforest.

 
 
Arterial Design Lemur Island
Arterial Design Lemur Island
Arterial Design Lemur Island
Arterial Design Lemur Island
Arterial Design Lemur Island
Arterial Design Lemur Island
Arterial Design Lemur Island