Taronga has the largest zoo-based conservation science team in Australia and works in close partnership with Government agencies and the international zoo and conservation community to protect our natural environment.
The newly completed Taronga Institute of Science and Learning facility includes:
The project built on Taronga’s existing strengths in research and education, increasing its capacity to help secure a shared future for wildlife and people. It is a true mixed-use building, achieved through a collaborative approach between the entire consultant team, contractor and client. The adaptive design approach and innovative solutions within the project include mixed-mode HVAC system with operable building facade, on-site solar photovoltaic system, on-site rainwater reuse, sustainable materials (timber, flooring and furniture), as well an on-site storm water management facility.
WGE provided expertise in Civil, Electrical, fire Engineering, Hydraulics, Mechanical, Structural and Sustainability services including: