National Zoo- Elephant House

National Zoo- Elephant House
National Zoo- Elephant House
National Zoo- Elephant House: Almost completed
National Zoo- Elephant House
National Zoo- Elephant House

About This Project

Challenges To provide an environmentally friendly, long-lasting mineral coating that could withstand the unique treatment that only an elephant can do to a building’s surface.
Solutions
Architect Smithsonian Institute
Contractor Exterior repair: Weeter Concrete (VA)
Applicator Interior & Exterior coating: Cochran and Mann (MD)
Type of Project Commercial
Customer Smithsonian Institute
Location Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Regional Info

Washington, DC

38° 55’51.98” N  77° 03’04.00” W

Washington, DC is located in a humid subtropical climate zone.

The highest recorded temperature was 106 °F (41 °C) on July 20, 1930, and August 6, 1918. The lowest recorded temperature was -15 °F (-26 °C) on February 11, 1899, during the Great Blizzard of 1899.