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Clearwater Marine Aquarium exhibit fabrication

Sep 11, 2020

Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s (CMA) mission to rescue, to rehabilitate, and to release, is well-recognized throughout the aquarium world. CMA is home to rescued dolphins, otters, sea turtles, rays, nurse sharks, and other marine life. The recently expanded and enhanced dolphin habitat is part of the new Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex. COST was contracted…

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Artificial Rockwork Facade at the Enclave

Aug 24, 2020

In 2018, West Builders contacted the COST team regarding a very unique artificial rockwork project. The idea was to develop student housing that was unlike any other. The Enclave is a mixed-use (commercial/student housing) project that captures the essence of Ronda, a city nestled upon a cliff in Southern Spain. The Enclave was beautifully illustrated…

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African Adventure Phase 2, Exhibit Fabrication

Jun 26, 2020

It was 1957 when the Milwaukee County Zoo became COST’s first exhibit fabrication client. Sixty-three years and many exhibits later, COST is proud to have successfully completed the new African Adventure Phase 2, Hippopotamus exhibit. This is the new home for Happy and Patti, the zoo’s 38-year-old male and 49-year-old female hippos. The new exhibit…

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Elephant Expedition, Exhibit Construction at Kansas City Zoo

May 22, 2020

Friday marked the grand opening the newly constructed Elephant Expedition. The three-acre habitat has a host of new exhibit features along with upgraded visitor amenities. The new exhibit construction includes a 100,000-gallon, 10-foot deep pool with a sloped zero entry access. Faux mud textured steps have been integrated to allow for easy entry and exit…

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Contemporary Architectural Shotcrete

May 1, 2020

Near the corner of Las Olas Boulevard and route A1A in Ft. Lauderdale a contemporary architectural shotcrete Porte Cochere has recently opened to the public. The structure is part of the Las Olas Boulevard Corridor Improvement planning program. The steel and concrete feature, approximately 80’ long by 35’ tall, is an iconic gathering point for…

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Water Play at Bellaboo’s Imagination Garden

Mar 27, 2020

Bellaboo’s Imagination Garden, or B.I.G. for short, opened their new outdoor play area catering to children under 10 years old. The new three-acre interactive experience allows children to explore interesting, tactile surroundings including a 60’ long pirate ship and a mountain with caves. Children can pretend to sail the high seas or search out adventures…

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Reptile Exhibits at Huber Woods Park

Mar 6, 2020

Huber Woods Park recently completed a renovation of their reptile exhibit house, a longtime marquee attraction of the New Jersey park. The building, constructed in 1927, was originally a garage to the historic Hans Huber House, which exists today as the Huber Woods Environmental Center. The park’s reptile and amphibian collection were added to the…

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New Rockwork Construction at Cincinnati Zoo

Feb 21, 2020

The Cincinnati Zoo has recently opened their newly renovated Snow Leopard habitat. Located in the Cat Canyon area, the Snow Leopard habitat is just one exhibit in the zoo’s “More Home to Roam” multi-year expansion campaign. Creating a new home for Snow Leopards Renji and Nubo required modifications to the existing artificial rockwork. It also…

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Payne’s Valley Golf Course Preview

Dec 23, 2019

Preview rounds are currently being booked at Payne’s Valley Golf Course in Hollister, MO. The Tiger Woods designed (TGR Design) course pays tribute to World Golf Hall of Fame member, Payne Stewart. Stewart was born in nearby Springfield, MO. Payne’s Valley is an all skill levels course, and the only public access course designed by…

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