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Theme And Specialty Construction Services

Theme And Specialty Construction Services

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

Consulting

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

Modeling

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

Construction

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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.

Fabrication

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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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Cincinnati Zoo, New Animal Habitats

Months after Roo Valley received the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Ohio’s Leadership Award for Green Building, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden continues to achieve excellence in sustainable habitat design and animal care. The reinvestment strategy includes providing larger, enhanced animal habitats, new enrichment opportunities, and better care facilities. The latest project, currently underway, is the Chinese Alligator exhibit, which will open to the public in a few weeks. This critically endangered animal is a cousin of the American alligator. Other recently completed restoration projects include the Galapagos Tortoise, bald eagle, eagle owl, and gorilla exhibits, just to name a few. Each project was developed with a focus on animal well-being, but these renovations also dramatically improve the visitor experience. The Galapagos Tortoise exhibit area was enlarged ...

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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