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  Museum Exhibit Fabrication : Amazon Rising: Seasons of the River  
Client: John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois
"Amazon Rising: Seasons of the River"

This 8,600 square foot exhibit fills two galleries, showing the annual cycle of the Amazon River, the world's largest freshwater system, through a typical year of heavy rains and receding floodwaters. Proto fabricated exhibit structures and the habitats, including tanks with special metalworking. Through the use of large environmental graphics and interpretive signage, the visitor sees how the animals and humans adapt to the constantly changing ecosystem. LED trails were incorporated into the interactives to show the changing seasons. Extensive labeling introduces you to more than 250 species of animals, including piranhas, birds, sloths, insects, snakes, seventy-three kinds of catfish, stingrays and caiman lizards.