Theme And Specialty Construction Services

Theme And Specialty Construction Services


Material recommendations, budgeting, shop drawings, and engineering are all important aspects of the theme construction process.



Physical and 3D models provide project teams with clear artistic direction prior to fabrication and construction.



Highly trained field personnel, proficient in a variety of construction techniques, construct your project with attention to every detail.



COST’s 144,000 sq. ft. plant is a state of the art fabrication facility offering GFRC, FRP, urethane, epoxy, acrylic, glass, metal, and theme carpentry production.



COST is a leader in simulated and artificial rockwork for zoos, aquariums, theme parks, museums, botanical gardens, and other entertainment venues.

Artificial Rockwork

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Kingdoms of Asia Entrance

Journey to the East: Fresno Chaffee Zoo’s ‘Kingdoms of Asia’ Exhibit Unveiled

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo has taken a monumental leap into the heart of Asia, and it's not just about animal enclosures - it's about unlocking the mysteries and majesties of the continent. The opening of the "Kingdoms of Asia" exhibit marks a significant milestone in the world of immersive zoo experiences. Thanks to a remarkable collaboration between cultural advisory committees, design firms, FCZ, and COST, this exhibit transports visitors into the enchanting realms of Asia in a way never seen before. This spectacular exhibit entrance, crowned by the carved head of Brahma, a Hindu god with four faces symbolizing each cardinal direction, sets the tone for a remarkable journey into the heart of the East. Two mythical lion statues, known as "singha," stand guard, representing protection and inviting ...

Since 1957,

COST has been an industry leader in theme and specialty construction services. We are a one stop source for unique fabrication and construction services. Our areas of specialization include theme construction, exhibit fabrication, faux finishes, scenic work, water features, aquariums, simulated trees, sculptural elements, and murals. Additionally, we utilize numerous materials which can be evaluated from an economical, structural, and aesthetic perspective to obtain the best option for your specific needs. Our experienced team of consultants can assist in making these key decisions.

The projects we create are recognized by the many prestigious AZA, ASLA, TEA, and other awards we have won. This award-winning work is on display at several highly respected facilities such as the Bronx Zoo, Smithsonian's National Zoo, Disney, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, and hundreds more. Our talented array of draftsmen, artisans, skilled construction personnel, and devoted project managers work closely with architects, designers, owners, and other contractors to ensure only the finest theme construction is delivered on each and every project. Contact the professionals at COST to put our theme construction experience to work on your next project.

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