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CLR Design inc.

833 Chestnut Street, Suite 909 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: (215) 564-0250
Email: [email protected]
27 Apr 2022
United States of America


Year Established: 1984

CLRdesign inc. (CLR) provides professional services in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and exhibit design, both nationally and internationally for zoological parks, aquariums, aviaries, botanical gardens, arboreta, parks, recreation areas, museums and discovery centers.

Types of Work

  • Exhibition Design: 50%
  • Foodservice/Restaurant: 5%
  • Landscape: 20%
  • Planning: 20%
  • Retail/Shopping: 5%


Asian Highlands and African Grasslands, Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha NE; Lion Exhibit, Audubon Zoo, New Orleans LA; Hippo Outpost, Dallas Zoo, Dallas TX; The Edge Tiger Exhibit, Denver Zoo, Denver CO; Sea Lion Landing, Grizzly Ridge and Otter Run, Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia SC; Tigers of the Realm, John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids MI; Africa, Mesker Park Zoo, Evansville IN; African Savanna, Rocky Shores, Beastro Restaurant and Conversation Resource Center, Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City UT, Toyota Elephant Passage, Denver Zoo, Denver CO; Trails of Africa, Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham, AL; African Elephant Crossing, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH; Polar Bear Odyssey, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, Saint Paul, MN; UAE World Desert and North Kenya Safari, Al Ain Wildlife Park and Resort, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; Tree Top Trail, Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA; Predator Ridge, Denver Zoo, Denver, CO; Elephant Encounter, Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT; Gorilla Forest, Louisville Zoo, Louisville, KY; Regenstein Small Mammal and Reptile House, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL; Arctic Encounter, Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH; Primate Reserve, Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA; Range of the Jaguar, Jacksonville Zoo, Jacksonville, FL


2019 “Asian Trek” Zoo Knoxville - AZA Significant Achievement Exhibit Award (Operating Budget over $8 Million), 2019 “Children’s Adventure Trails” Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium - AZA Innovation Exhibit Award (Operating Budget over $8 Million), 2017 “Elephant Lands” Oregon Zoo - AZA Top Honors Exhibit Award (Operating Budget over $5 Million), 2017 “Zoo360” Philadelphia Zoo – AZA Innovation Exhibit Award (Operating Budget over $5 Million), 2016 “Penguin Coast” Maryland Zoo in Baltimore - AZA Top Honors Exhibit Award (Operating Budget over $5 Million), 2015 “Snow Monkey & Entry” Great Plains Zoo - AZA Top Honors Exhibit Award (Operating Budgets under $5 Million), 2012 “African Elephant Crossing” Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - AZA Significant Achievement Exhibit Award, 2011 “Master Plan” Denver Zoo - AZA Green Award 2011 "Museum of Living Art" Fort Worth Zoo - AZA Exhibit Award, Top Honors 2011 "Giants of the Savanna" Dallas Zoo - AZA Significant Achievement Award 2009 " Watani Grasslands Reserve" North Carolina Zoo - AZA Significant Achievement Award 2006 "Entrance and Predator Ridge" Denver Zoo - AZA Exhibit Award 2005 "Range of the Jaguar," Jacksonville Zoo - AZA Exhibit Award 2004 "African Rift Valley," Cheyenne Mountain Zoo- AZA Significant Achievement Award; 2003 "Gorilla Forest," Louisville Zoo - AZA Exhibit Award; 2002 "The Bird House," Riverbanks Zoo - AZA Significant Achievement Award; 1999, "The Aviary," Toledo Zoological Gardens - AZA Exhibit Award; 1995, "Northern Trails," Woodland Park Zoo - AZA Exhibit Award; 1993, "Habitat Africa," Brookfield Zoo - AZA Achievement Award


Greg Dykstra, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Mark Beauchamp, ASLA; Gregg Leicester, ASLA, LEED GA

Senior Associates 

Jeff Sawyer ASLA, LEED AP BD+C; Nick Iott, ASLA


Consultant: Greg Dykstra, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Supplier: Yvonne St. Pierre, AIA, LEED AP

Marketing: Greg Dykstra, AIA, LEED AP BD+C [email protected]

PR: Dan Gregory [email protected]

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