Heller & Metzger in Washington, DC

Seal and Sea Lion Exhibit and Life Support Facility, National Zoological Park

Washington, DC / Quinn Evans Architects

The Seal and Sea Lion Exhibit will provide a major upgrade and expansion of the current facilities for the National Zoo’s marine mammals, as well a creating a multi-sensory experience with great animal viewing opportunities for visitors. The specifications include exterior sail-like furling sunshade devices to protect the animals’ outdoor yards, and interior finishes resistant to salt water.