GMS provided structural engineering services for a new steel and wood framed carousel enclosure and deck. The enclosure is glass with a transparent ETFE roof. This new structure is supported by a proprietary pier foundation system designed to minimize construction damage to tree roots within the site.
Client: New York City Department of Design and Construction for the Staten Island Zoo
Architect: Slade Architecture
2015 AIANY Archtober Building of the Day
2014 Interior Design Magazine – Best of 2014 Outdoor Project Award Finalist
2014 London International Creative Competition – Architectural Design Honorable Mention