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Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

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Building: Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden inside Dallas Arboretum

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Architect: Dattner Architects

Structural Design: Datum Engineers (Texas Sky Walk and Tree house netting)

Landscape Design: MKW 

Lighting Design: Horton Lees Brogdan

Exhibit Design: VSRltd

Completed: 2013, 7-acre expansion

Building Area: 9600 sqft

Garden Map

AE Interests: Sky Walk is a 200 ft long, 20 ft high steel supported walkway over looking the gardens; Buildings used high-mass concrete construction as well as in ground construction to lower energy costs of the buildings; STEM education centers with 17 integrated outdoor learning spaces; Sustainable, low maintenance, durable, recycled materials, green roofs, rainwater collection, photovoltaic , and daylight sensitive construction

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Written by Emily Pace

November 29, 2018 at 1:36 pm

Posted in Built

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