Cypress Landing is a 10,000 sq.ft. children’s play area designed for the Miami Zoo. The area consists of a series of cypress knees constructed from cnc laser cut and formed stainless steel that surround a 32’ tall multi colored misting tree. Some of the knees feature push buttons that are manually activated by the visitors that operate arc streaming water nozzles located on the tree and within some of the knees. Other components included within the playground is concrete seating, playground equipment and a concession stand.
Metalab carried the project from the design development stage through construction, providing design optimization, construction management, fabrication coordination, and assembly.