zoo and habitat

Coyle & Caron is an award winning zoo design firm, offering master planning, animal habitat & facility design, zoo horticulture, and children’s experiential play areas. Our approach to zoological design is integrative, emphasizing environmental enrichment, animal welfare, and immersive experiences. For more information about our habitat design experience, please see species experience.

A new approach to a children’s zoo: habitats for animals alongside experiential play for children

A new approach to a children’s zoo: habitats for animals alongside experiential play for children

nature's neighborhoods

Boston, Massachusetts

Entry and multi-level immersive trail with habitats for Asian animals including Giant Pandas

Entry and multi-level immersive trail with habitats for Asian animals including Giant Pandas

ASIA TRAIL

Smithsonian National Zoo, Washington, D.C.

Zoo master plan featuring savanna habitats and design for the entry and arrival plaza

Zoo master plan featuring savanna habitats and design for the entry and arrival plaza

franklin park zoo gateway

Boston, Massachusetts

 
Master plan including zoogeographic trails with integrated play experiences for a new zoo

Master plan including zoogeographic trails with integrated play experiences for a new zoo

leesburg animal park

Leesburg, Virginia

Conversion of interior gorilla habitat, and environmental enrichment design & fabrication

Conversion of interior gorilla habitat, and environmental enrichment design & fabrication

TROPICAL FOREST PAVILION

Boston, Massachusetts

Woodland trail for North American species featuring tensile structure designs and night houses

Woodland trail for North American species featuring tensile structure designs and night houses

trailside museums & zoo

Bear Mountain, New York

Aquarium habitat designs for marine mammals, birds, fish, crustaceans, and invertebrates

Aquarium habitat designs for marine mammals, birds, fish, crustaceans, and invertebrates

LISBON OCEANARIUM

Lisbon, Portugal

Master plan update designed for compliance with AZA Accreditation standards

Master plan update designed for compliance with AZA Accreditation standards

BEARDSLEY zoo

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Design for new entry exhibits and multi-species aviary featuring latest conservation technologies

Design for new entry exhibits and multi-species aviary featuring latest conservation technologies

stone zoo

Stoneham, Massachusetts