Singapore Zoological Gardens – selected projects

General facilities

  1. New Staff Quarters
  2. New Zoo Entrance
  3. 'Balinese' (open) Toilets – new and retrofitted
  4. 'Restaurants in the Wild'
  5. New Veterinary Hospital – featuring a public viewing gallery
  6. Admin Office renovation
  7. Animal Exhibits

    1. Amphitheatre – multi-purpose show venue for Sealion, Reptile and Primate shows
    2. Children's World – Playland and children’s zoo
    3. Sealion and penguin – reconstructed exhibit with underwater viewing
    4. Polar bear – reconstructed exhibit with underwater viewing
    5. Komodo dragon – new exhibit
    6. Snake House – renovations
    7. Cat Country – improvements and new exhibits for Lion, Leopard, Puma and Jaguar exhibits
    8. Snake walk-through – new exhibit
    9. Proboscis Monkey – new exhibit
    10. Primate Kingdom –islands for Colobus, de Brazza, Spider monkeys, Celebes black macaque and marmosets
    11. Australian Fauna Park - upgrading
    12. Fragile Forest – new walkthrough butterfly, bird and small mammal mixed exhibit
    13. Treetops Trail – new Siamang and False Gavial exhibit
    14. Pygmy hippo - new underwater viewed exhibit
    15. Ethiopian Experience – new exhibit complex: Hamadryas baboon, Ibex, Black backed jackal, Shoebill stork, Banded mongoose, Rock hyrax plus archaeological and Ethiopian village cultural displays
    16. Elephants of Asia – New Burmese logging camp-themed exhibit
    17. Night Safari - the first such zoological park in the world open only at night. Opened 1994 at a cost of S$70m.
    18. Flying Squirrel walkthrough exhibit (Night Safari Leopard Trail)
    19. Nile Hippo exhibit (Night Safari)

    Singapore Zoological Gardens Consultancy

    1. Bannerghatta Night Safari, Bangalore, India: feasibility study for a night zoo within the national park
    2. New Zoo for Dizzee World, Chennai, India: concept plan for a private zoo
    3. Praslin Island, Seychelles: eco-tourism study
    4. New Surabaya Zoo, Indonesia: master plan
    5. New zoo at Siem Reap, Cambodia: feasibility study
    6. Chime Long Night Zoo, Guangdong, China: master planning, concept design and construction observation
    7. Giant Salamander and Reptiles Exhibits, Xiangjiang Safari Park, Guangdong, China: schematic design
    8. Bintan Island, Indonesia: conceptual design for a “managed wildlife sanctuary”
    9. Shikar Night, Hyderabad, India: concept plan and financial analysis for a night safari
    10. New Dubai Zoo: Advisor on zoo design to the Dubai Municipality (Mushrif Park site)

    Design For Life Consultancy

    Lead / joint consultants in (brackets)

    1. Panda Breeding Centre, Chengdu, China- design competition entry (Main consultants: Surbana Singapore, Bernard Harrison & Friends, Singapore – BH&F) 2004
    2. Pygmy Hippo, Singapore Zoo - upgrading concept plan (BH&F) 2004
    3. Marmoset exhibit, Changi International Airport, Singapore - conceptual design (BH&F) 2004
    4. Putrajaya Bird Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - signage programme layout and concept design (BH&F) 2004
    5. Nature Information Centre for Orang Utan rehabilitation reserve, Rasa Ria Resort, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, East Malaysia - design development (DFLC) 2004
    6. Walkthrough Aviary and Small Animal exhibits, Cotai Strip, Macau, China - conceptual design (BH&F)
    7. Constructed wetlands for private residence, Manila, Philippines: design, detailing and construction observation (BH&F) 2004
    8. Safari Nusantara, Bintan, Indonesia: concept plan (BH&F) 2004
    9. Doi Tung Zoo, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand - redevelopment proposal (DFLC) 2005
    10. Mumbai Zoo, India: conceptual master redevelopment plan (BH&F) 2005
    11. Greater Noida Night Safari, New Delhi, India: master planning workshop (BH&F) 2005
    12. Night Sky Hunters, Sentosa, Singapore: conceptual design for bird show and various animal exhibits (DFLC) 2005
    13. New Dubai Zoo, Mushrif Park, Dubai, UAE: Preliminary Design phase (WS Atkins) 2004
    14. Elephant exhibit, Twycross Zoo, England: concept plan and landscaping supervision (DFLC) 2006
    15. New Entrance for Twycross Zoo, England: Design of restaurant-viewed Snow Leopard and Shore Birds exhibits (BH&F) 2006
    16. Rabat Zoo, Morocco: Initial Concept Plan (BH&F) 2006
    17. Leofoo Village theme park, Taiwan: bird show – facilities design, show design, training and presentation (DFLC) 2007
    18. Albustan Wildlife Breeding Centre, UAE: development plan (DFLC) 2007
    19. New Dubai Zoo at Dubailand, U.A.E., Winner, international design competition (EWC consortium including DFLC) 2007
    20. Naypyitaw Zoo, Naypyitaw, Myanmar – Master planning (BH&F) 2007
    21. Lahore Wildlife Park, Pakistan: conceptual master plan (BH&F) 2008
    22. Samzu Park, Karachi, Pakistan: Conceptual master development plan (DFLC) 2008
    23. Chimelong Zoo, China – Various exhibits (DFLC)
    24. Jurong Bird Park, Singapore: Design and Collection Management Plan review and recommendations (DFLC) 2008
    25. Equatorial Rainforest exhibit, Taipei City Zoo, Taiwan: Master planning, design, documentation (DFLC) 2009
    26. Datong Zoo, China, Master plan (BH&F, AECOM Singapore) 2010
    27. Seoul Grand Park, Korea, winner, international design competition (BH&F, AECOM New York) 2011
    28. Wild Kingdom, Haikou City, Hainan, China – Master planning (BH&F) 2011
    29. Rainforest Discovery Centre, Janda Baik, Pahang, Malaysia – Master planning (Malaysian Environmental Consultants, Kuala Lumpur) 2011
    30. New Baku Zoo, Azerbaijan: Master plan and design development (Ekodenge Mühendislik Danışmanlık, Turkey) 2012
    31. Cebu Safari, Cebu, Philippines. Master plan, design and construction observation (DFLC) 2012 - present
    32. Oriental Wonders, Chengdu, Sichuan, China - Master planning (BH&F) 2012
    33. Giant Panda exhibit for Zoo Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Schematic design (Multi Spex Architects) 2012
    34. Kahapola Zoo, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Master Plan for Vallibel ONE, (DFLC) 2013
    35. Sahid Bali Zoo, Bali, Indonesia: Concept Plan, (BH&F) 2014
    36. Vinpearl Safari, Phu Quoc, Vietnam Master Plan and Schematic Design for Vinpearl Group (BH&F / Ekodenge) 2015
    37. Wild Safari - Bidoup Biopark Concept Plan for Dalat Tourist, Dalat, Vietnam, (BH&F / Ekodenge) 2015
    38. Dubai Safari for Dubai Municipality, Detailed Design, Al Warqa, Dubai, UAE (Alturath Engineering Consultants), 2013
    39. New Beijing Zoo Design Competition (BH&F / AECOM) 2015
    40. Nad Al Sheba Safari, Concept Plan, Design Review and Site Supervision for RTA, Dubai, UAE (Dar Al Handasah Consultants), 2014-2016

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