Brookfield Zoo, Hamill Family Wild Encounter

BROOKFIELD ZOO

Hamill Family Wild Encounter

Forest Preserve District of Cook County / Brookfield, Illinois

Project Scope

An extensive redevelopment of the southeast section of Brookfield Zoo. The new Wild Encounter exhibit provides direct encounters with animals, science exploration, animal welfare and personal participation in conservation. Designed by The Portico Group, the three-acre exhibit features interactive and viewing exhibits for wallabies, reindeer, red pandas, alpaca, llama, goats and a large four-season Budgie Aviary building.

Location

Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL 60513

Reference

Amy Schoenfeld-Lofgren
Planning & Facilities
Administrative Manager
708.688.8531

Category: New Construction

Budget: $10,500,000

Featherstone managed the design team to ensure compliance to the approved budget and schedule while maintaining the project program.

– Amy Schoenfeld-Lofgren
Chicago Zoological Society

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