Aquaria: List of Projects

Baja Swim-thru Reef

Cabo San Cristobal, Baja, Mexico(John Swanson, Principal, Artist, Lead Designer in conjunction with Tom Otten, Acting Director, and Animal Specialists, David Powell, Jerry Goldsmith, John Ruppe and Dennis Merritt)


Cleveland Aquarium

Cleveland, Ohio (John Swanson, Principal, Exhibit & Site Designer while with Portico, Inc. in conjunction with Rhodes, Dahl, Lyons, Zaremba, Inc. and Filson Eskew Architects)

 

Marine Mammal Center

Sausalito, California (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Site Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

Minnesota Zoo: Dolphinarium

Apple Valley, Minnesota (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

Minnesota Zoo: Arctic Complex

Apple Valley, Minnesota (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

Minnesota Zoo: Coral Reef Exhibit

Apple Valley, Minnesota (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

Mystic Aquarium Institute for Exploration: Master Plan

Mystic, Connecticut (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer)

 

Mystic Aquarium Institute for Exploration: Arctic Coast Exhibit

Mystic, Connecticut (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)


Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: Northwest Tidepool

Tacoma, Washington (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: Tropical Reef

Tacoma, Washington (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.) 

 

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: Rocky Shore 

Tacoma, Washington (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Jones & Jones)

 

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: Whale & Walrus Exhibit

Tacoma, Washington (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

Taylor Creek Visitor Center: Stream Profile Chamber

South Lake Tahoe, California  (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer while with Portico, Inc.)

 

John Ball Zoo: Van Andel Living Shores 

Grand Rapids, Michigan (John Swanson, Principal, Lead Designer; Fred Redmond, Project Manager, Architect while with Portico, Inc. Architecture by The WBDC Group & ENARTEC, Inc.)