The Katirvik Cultural Center engages its community as a place where Native elders and youth can come together to sustain their unique culture. APA designed dynamic exhibits that are flexible and modular so the community can contribute to the story for generations to come.
Save the Redwoods League is restoring a former lumber mill site to a pristine ecosystem. APA’s interpretive plan encourages visitors to explore the majestic redwood tree from many perspectives and investigate their relationship to the tallest, oldest living organisms in the world.
Kerry Wood Nature Centre is the interpretive hub of Red Deer’s treasured Waskasoo Park. For decades the Centre has served as an engaging exhibit space that allows visitors to explore key environmental elements of the river valley and surrounding aspen parkland and engages them with local conservation issues and challenges.
The Spring Mountains are a special place. They are a unique ecosystem populated by endemic species, the holy land of Nuwuvi Native American Nations, and a recreational escape for local residents. In collaboration with architectural partners LGA, the U.S. Forest Service, Nuwuvi and various stakeholders, AldrichPears designed an interpretive center in the Spring Mountains, just […]
Sir Bani Yas Island embodies a unique confluence of essential stories from the Emirati national fabric. Formed by an ascending salt diapir, the island is home to some of the oldest exposed rocks in the UAE. It also has a long history of human habitation, and has been the meeting place of important historical forces. […]
The National Park Service’s USS Arizona Memorial honors the courage of Pearl Harbor’s men and women, while interpreting the historical events that led up to December 7, 1941. APA designed universally accessible exhibits so that all visitors may learn from this important moment in history.
Working with the National Park Service, APA provided exhibit planning and design services for a new visitor center and outdoor exhibits on Santa Cruz Island, where iconic Californian stories of human history, geology, biodiversity, conservation and the marine world converge. Throughout the project, APA balanced the Park’s desire for engaging exhibits, with the realities of […]
APA designed interpretive exhibits for the lighthouse, an interpretive center and an extensive trail system surrounding the Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Inside the center, the human and natural history is shown from a variety of perspectives. A cross sectioned lighthouse reveals the building’s inner workings, a large mural presents an underwater view of gray whales, and […]
From 1933 to 1951 a series of devastating fires burned almost 500 square miles of Tillamook Forest. This land eventually became the Tillamook State Forest, and has been restored to become one of America’s best examples of a sustainably managed forest.
Indoor and outdoor exhibits at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre explore the Osoyoos Indian Band’s worldview and innovative approach to conserving precious habitat. After completing the original design over a decade ago, APA has designed expanded indoor galleries and refreshed outdoor experiences, reflecting the resiliency and achievements of the Band, in the past, present and […]