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.
The adaptive reuse of the Don Valley Pressed Brick Works site will serve as a model of economic, environmental and social sustainability by blending interpretation of the site’s preserved natural and industrial heritage with the “green” development of retail and cultural venues on site. In association with Evergreen, an organization committed to urban greening and […]
The new Sapperton Pump Station protects the health of local waterways by moving raw sewage to a wastewater treatment plant. APA designed outdoor interpretation for this piece of infrastructure. Durable and engaging, the experiences help visitors connect their actions at home with the consequences at the site and downstream.
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 LOTT Alliance is dedicated to conserving water resources through wastewater treatment. APA developed interactive exhibits and activities that complement existing treatment plant tours and educate visitors about water conservation, treatment processes and technologies, and how visitors can reduce water consumption in their homes and community.
APA worked with the Vancouver Airport Authority to create a public airport observation deck and interpretive exhibition in the pre-security area of the Domestic Terminal. The Observation Area allows visitors to get a close-up look at the planes and operations on the runways below, while interactive exhibits, interpretive graphics and observation equipment engage visitors with […]
The Meewasin Valley Authority and the City of Saskatoon teamed up to revitalize their newly titled south downtown River Landing. AldrichPears Associates created an interpretive plan for the site. The two main goals of the interpretive plan were to provide a sense of place and to make connections to the city and the region, providing […]
The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) conducts leading-edge physics research. The mysteries of nature are explored at Fermilab on a 680-acre site that is home to the world’s largest particle accelerator. APA developed an interpretive master plan for Fermilab to meet the needs of all visitors to the site, from school children to Nobel Laureates, […]
International passengers arriving at Vancouver International Airport are immersed in a serene interpretation of coastal BC. Live plants, audiovisual effects and forest murals create a backdrop for the work of contemporary Indigenous artists, all to convey the spirit of the region.