Portfolio archive for: environmental

  • The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle

    August 11, 2014

    The Nature Inn, located in Pennsylvania’s Wilds region, offers unlimited recreational opportunities in the heart of Bald Eagle State Park. Designed as a LEED’s certified project the Inn offers numerous opportunities for interpretive messaging throughout the Inn and the trails in the Park. Outside the Inn, panel materials are durable and designed to reinforce the […]

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  • Peninsula Town Center Wayfinding and Signage

    January 06, 2014

    Planning and design development of wayfinding and environmental signage for Peninsula Town Center – an upscale mixed use destination in Hampton, Virginia. Design included gateway and building ID signage as well as all wayfinding components for pedestrian, vehicular, street identification, directories, and informational signage for visitors. Client Steiner + Associates Services Site Assessment & Planning […]

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  • Academy of Natural Sciences Wayfinding

    January 06, 2014

    The Academy of Natural Sciences had long had a problem with their visitor’s being unable to navigate their way around the museum to locate exhibits and key amenities. This confusion was complicated by the unusual structure of the building which had expanded and evolved over time leaving egress to certain exhibits difficult to find. Gecko […]

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  • Nashville Zoo Wayfinding

    January 02, 2014

    Building from the Nashville Zoo’s brand and logo, Gecko created a comprehensive parking identification and wayfinding program to help guide the zoo visitors and improve their experience while at the Zoo. Using large black silhouettes of animals found at the Zoo each lot was named for an iconic Zoo species. Posts with custom patterns and […]

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  • University of Pennsylvania | Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine | Atrium Exhibit

    January 02, 2014

    After demolishing the historic Philadelphia Civic Center to build a state-of-the art medical facility, the University of Pennsylvania was committed to telling the story of the previous site’s history in addition to the University’s own story about the history of medicine. Gecko Group developed multiple displays that incorporated historic timeline graphics and artifacts as well […]

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  • Nashville Zoo | Flamingo Lagoon Exhibit

    December 30, 2013

    Nashville Zoo decided to take a new approach to presenting their flamingo collection and created an exhibit that allows visitors to see the flamingos up close and personal. Gecko Group developed, designed, and wrote this low profile interpretive exhibit that gives visitors an immersive experience while providing them with in-depth species information. Themed and sculpted […]

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  • Philadelphia Zoo

    December 30, 2013

    Gecko Group worked with Pennoni Associates on the Philadelphia Zoo’s Intermodal Transportation Center and Streetscape Improvements Project. The project consisted of streetscape improvements, wayfinding, parking garage graphics and creating an iconic symbol for the entrance of the Zoo. The new iconic Zoo sign is big and impactful. Its scale proudly announces that you have arrived. […]

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  • Elk Country Visitor Center

    December 30, 2013

    Working with DCNR we developed a comprehensive plan for the new Visitor Center which included all interpretive messages and orientation maps in the form of traditional waysides on the exterior and interior graphics that interpreted a diorama of elk and other animals in a woodland setting with low-tech interactives. A complete wayfinding system was also […]

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  • The Meadow Garden

    July 08, 2013

    Challenged to develop interpretation about life in the Meadow that would not interfere with the visitor’s view of it’s beauty, the design team rejected typical signage solutions. In order to preserve unobstructed views and to encourage the visual and sensory experience, subtle design solutions were integrated into the Meadow experience. Exploration of alternative materials, such […]

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  • National Park Service

    July 07, 2013

    Working with Pannier Graphics, Inc., Harper’s Ferry Center, and site specific staff, Gecko Group developed an interpretive plan for wayside exhibits over several unique projects throughout several states. Following standards developed by the National Park Service, these panels oriented visitors and provided history on the surrounding land, important historical figures, buildings and ecological features. Custom […]

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