Location: San Diego, CA
This elegant commercial shade structure in the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park is set against a backdrctural system for the main event hall, including columns, beams, rop of rolling hills and exotic wildlife. WholeTrees provided the struafters, and two soaring structural arches. These pre engineered mass timber elements interact with steel frames and dimensional lumber within the rest of the structure, providing both structural synergy and organic visual contrast.
Architect: Hubbell and Hubbell
Landscape Architect: Deneen Powell Atelier
Structural Engineer: Hope-Amundson
General Contractor: Pacific Building Group