Our firm is setup to respond to clients worldwide. As part of this, all designers have experience working in Metric and U.S. Standard. The PJA team is fluent in the following languages: Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Taiwanese and TurkishView Our Work
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"We've worked with PJA for many years because they provide us with consistently unique, engaging and thoughtful zoo design solutions."
Terri Kepes Senior Vice President Planning and Design, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
"PJA has succeeded in harnessing our creative vision: interpreting our ideas to produce high quality and unique design."
Wes MannionDirector Australia Zoo
“I like working with Patricio, Jaime, and Victoria because they give context and meaning to their designs in an effort to make the visitors part of the exhibit narrative and emotionally link them with the animals. They have a profound respect for nature and their designs have the right balance between animal welfare and aesthetics”
Farah Ajami Peralta Exectuive Director Barranquilla Zoo
"We have known PJA for more than 10 years and become good friends. We always enjoy working with Joyce, Jim, and Pat and the PJA team on different projects throughout China, Hangzhou to Qiqihar. The recent opening of Qiqihar Longsha Zoo has proved to be the highest quality design in China."
Dequan ZhangGeneral Manger Hangzhou Safari Park
The visitor experiences four distinct landscape types as they follow the meandering path in search of tigers. Entering through a dense stand of mature bamboo, the trail follows the eroded earth banks along a stream corridor until eventually arriving at a rocky escarpment that features a waterfall that is the source of the stream.Read More
A reprint of the PJA article in WAZA Magazine, Vol. 17, 2016: Future of Zoo and Aquarium Design. PJA talks about the design of a new zoo in Qiqihar, China. continue…
Over the past few months a number of news reports have hit the media announcing the unveiling of new zoo master plans. As a zoo designer, I am always interested in all of these new plans and how the chosen design firm physically laid out the new design and if it does or doesn’t make continue…
During the past few months, I have been seeing more and more references being made to a new type of zoo exhibit. This one consists of a trail made of steel and mesh and raised above the ground and visible to all the guests at some point in their zoo journey. This new “exhibit” has continue…