Biodiversity in Ecology

Web of Life, London Zoo

Located in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building, the Web of Life was the world's first zoo-based exhibition specifically tailored to feature biodiversity and its conservation.

​This ground-breaking exhibit used a unique combination of live animal exhibits, interactive displays and on-show breeding facilities to challenge our perceptions of life on Earth and how we can conserve it.

Project type

Heritage / Visitor Attraction

Scope of works

  • Funding Bid Support
  • Exhibition Design and Creative Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Contract Management

Scale

350m2

Location

London

Programme

1999

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‘‘This is a task that Noah would have been proud of – to accommodate a swarm of locusts, rare birds, six keepers, thousands of visitors and numerous other animals, both aquatic and terrestrial, in one glorious exhibition. A first in conservation education and unique in design.’’

Claire Robinson
Head of Visitor Information and Education