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: Arabic, Belarusian, Chinese, Chinyanja, Dutch, English, French, German, Kurdish, Russian, Spanish and Taiwanese.View Our Work
PJA offers expertise in architecture, landscape architecture, zoological and botanical design, entertainment planning and master planning.View Services
"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
Over the years we have received numerous emails and phone calls asking us what it takes to be a zoo designer. Do you need multiple degrees, architecture, landscape architecture, biology, zoology? What schools offer degrees in design with an emphasis in zoo design? When it was time to hire my first employee for PJA, I continue…
Pat Janikowski will be traveling to Doha, Qatar at the end of January to take part in the final Design Presentation to the authorities of Qatar. PJA, along with HHCP out of Orlando, Florida, have been working since 2012 on the design for the New Doha Zoo. Construction Documents have been completed and are now continue…
Jim Brighton, Pat Janikowski and Joyce Lee will be traveling to China in early February. PJA is pleased to announce that we have been asked by our long-term client, The Hangzhou Safari Park to begin design on an update of two regions of their existing park. We will be updating the entire primate region as continue…