The 16,000 m2 building, which is due to be completed in 2015, is comprised of a theater and cultural center which will be incorporated into the existing zoological grounds as an entrance building
An innovative theatre design is planned for the entrance complex at Emmen Zoo
The design includes a flowing curved roof, which has been modelled on the shape of an animal’s spine
The Henning Larsen designed the zoo complex is due to be completed in 2015
The surrounding outdoor areas are highlighted by a large square underneath the opening in the curved roof line
An international design competition has been won by architectural firm Henning Larson in collaboration with the Van den Berg Groep to create a unique entrance building at Emmen Zoo in the Netherlands. The theater and zoo entrance incorporates a number of innovative features within its passive solar design including floating walls that allow the spaces within it to be reconfigured according to their required use.
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