CLIENT: DETROIT BUILDING AUTHORITY & DETROIT ZOOLOGICAL INSTITUTE
ARCHITECT: HAMILTON ANDERSON ASSOCIATES, INC.
LOCATION: DETROIT, MI
TYPE: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
This project involved the complete interior and exterior remodeling of the 10,000 square feet Belle Isle Nature Zoo, which had not seen major improvements since 1995. Building usage was kept open during construction project. The project was placed on a fast track schedule with upgrades to the HVAC as the primary task to ensure animal climate control for the weather transition from summer and fall to winter. Mechanical upgrades included: new transformer, new HVAC units, new LED lighting, restroom upgrades, new tiles, new floors, new walls, new water fountains with integrated water filters. Project was successfully completed according to fast track schedule.