Trees for orangutans

Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Animals, Design, Habitat Design, Recent Projects
Trees for orangutans

Koda Creative was invited to join the multi skilled team at Houthoff Zoo Design to help build twelve giant trees in the new Orangutan Forest exhibit at Dublin Zoo. The trees are copies of the kapok and banyan trees found in the Bornean orangutan’s natural habitat, the tropical rainforests of Borneo. Each tree is made from […]

Humboldt Penguin Habitat Scheveningen Sealife Centre

Posted on May 25, 2015 in Animals, Artificial Rock, Habitat Design, Recent Projects
Humboldt Penguin Habitat Scheveningen Sealife Centre

  Koda Creative were asked to build the artificial rock for this Humboldt Penguin habitat at Scheveningen Sealife Centre, Holland. We made 165 m2 of rock inspired by the Chilean/Peruvian coastline from where this species originates. Architect on this project was MDM Advies Designer of decoration/theming and project manager was Ton Van Helden    

Humboldt penguin habitat model

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Concept Models, Habitat Design
Humboldt penguin habitat model

  Here are a few shots of our concept model for a Humboldt penguin enclosure. Working closely with Paradise Park, this is a re-design of their existing area which although worked well, needed a more natural looking feel. We built this model after researching the natural habitat and breeding areas of these birds. Work has […]

Kea habitat designs #1

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 in Animals, Concept Models, Habitat Design
Kea habitat designs #1

  I am working on the habitat design for a new kea Nestor notabilis exhibit. Here is the first draft model of one of the areas. In the model, the zoo keeper is about to hide some food treats into that tree. The tree is a replica of a wind blown specimen which you might find […]