The new visitor center in Great Basin National Park orients visitors to the entire region and showcases the diversity of the park’s natural and cultural resources. Working with the theme, “Discover the unseen Great Basin”, APA developed an exhibit design concept and plans for the 1600 square foot main gallery.
The Archives of Falconry wanted to create a powerful visitor experience that evokes the strong tradition of falconry in Arabian culture. APA worked with partners in the USA and the UAE to identify strategies for creating a memorable, visually engaging exhibition that interprets the history and cultural significance of Arabian falconry for an American audience.
Fort Vancouver Regional Library District was established in 1950 as the first inter-county rural library district in the state of Washington. Recently the city proudly opened their new 80,000 square foot main library. APA designed interpretive experiences that complement the Library’s mandate to attract new audiences. Most notable among the exhibit pieces was the Knowledge […]
The Carl Hayden Visitor Center is a significant stop for visitors to Lake Powell and Arizona’s canyon country region. It orients tourists to the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and interprets the storied natural and cultural history of the region. APA is working to develop new exhibits for the busy interpretive center by weaving together […]
The Denali National Park and Preserve welcomes more than half a million visitors annually. Most visitors arrive in summer and see a fraction of Denali’s vast, subarctic wilderness. APA developed interactive exhibits, artifact displays, re-created environments and multimedia productions that transport visitors to the wilderness that sprawls beyond the short park road, showcasing Denali’s dramatic […]
APA worked closely with Parks Canada and the fabrication team to create a fun, active and enriching play area for toddlers at this historic fort. Little traders can net salmon from a small canoe, pick magnetic cranberries, then exchange them at the kids’ fort trade window. Salmon and berries can then be packed into barrels […]
Kennecott has been a copper mine, mill and ghost town. Now it’s a National Historic Landmark. The NPS wanted a site-wide experience that would not impact its historical character. APA’s approach centers on two principles: “use a light touch” and “help visitors distinguish between old and new.” Mobile devices and the visitor center deliver deep […]
In 2018, Oregon State University celebrates its 150th anniversary. APA collaborated with OSU staff, the Oregon Historical Society and exhibit fabricators to develop an object-rich exhibit that communicates the impact of OSU’s contributions and relevance, in Oregon and around the world.
The Ocean Gallery at Discovery Centre Halifax engages kids with real science and inspires a deeper appreciation of our world. Whether touching a live sea star, investigating microscopic life or virtually controlling the globe to see the effects of climate change, young visitors will engage their curiosity about the world’s oceans in this new gallery. […]
APA, in collaboration with the British Museum and design partners, is designing the Falconry and Conservation Wing of the ZNM. Messages in this gallery center on interpreting Sheikh Zayed’s passion for falconry, drawing connections between falconry and the Emirates’ environmental and conservation principles. The gallery experience immerses visitors in the world of Arabian falconry, melding […]