The Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

Re-mapping and design

Before
Before

When I was working for Sadowsky-Berlin, we were hired by the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem to make them a better map than they had. The old map made the zoo seem smaller than it was and causing complaints.

After
After

The map I made gives a better idea of the size of the zoo and walking distances. It also looks much better :)

Entrance area detail
Entrance area detail
Sculpture garden area detail
Sculpture garden area detail
African area detail
African area detail
Forest area detail
Forest area detail
Printed
Printed
Icons
Icons

To help visitors find their way around, I picked several landmarks and made icons of them to add to the map.

The old map was based on this satellite image, but since the zoo is on a mountainside, the distances got distorted.

My measurments
My measurments

So I spent a day counting steps in the zoo and marking them on the map to get correct proportions!