Zoo Experience

Penguin Exhibit at Denver Zoo

Top view of the penguin exhibit at Denver Zoo done by Colorado Hardscapes 2021.

The penguin exhibit at Denver Zoo now lets you experience a South African beach in your very own city! After nine months of construction, these African penguins have a place to call home. We worked hard to replicate the rock seen in their natural environment. In addition to painting over 6,092 SF of existing rockwork, […]

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Stingray Exhibit at Denver Zoo

We had the pleasure of working on the new Stingray Exhibit at Denver Zoo in collaboration with the nation’s leading stingray expert, Living Exhibits. Our contribution to the 15,000-gallon saltwater pool included: Dirtwork Piping Pool shotcrete GFRC Rockwork/waterfall with staining Coping Texture matted skim coat on the outside of the walls This exhibit includes a […]

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Shotcrete rockwork on zoo rocks in elephant exibit.

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo unveiled the newest addition to their remarkable zoo, the Encounter Africa Exhibit. This exhibit would be home to lions, their new black rhino, elephants, and meerkats. The zoo itself has a remarkable view of the city. Therefore, the designer, Portico Group, capitalized on this great asset with their design. To pull […]

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Northern Shores

Northern Shores at Denver Zoo shotcrete rock stream bed, sandbox, and boulders to climb on.

At Denver Zoo, the Northern Shores Café playspace is perfect for little “monkeys” to get their wiggles out. There, we installed some climbing boulders, a streambed, and a sandbox. We placed most of these features using our shotcrete method, although we also included some pre-casted crabs and starfish in the sandbox. In addition to forming […]

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