Lac Lawrann Nature Conservancy Visitor Education Center
Zimmerman was engaged to provide programming and concept designs for a nature education center for this not-for-profit enterprise that operates in conjunction with the City of West Bend Parks and Recreation Department. Lac Lawrann Conservancy is a 136-acre nature preserve. It is a vast expanse of water, sky, wetlands, native hardwood forest, red pine plantation, tall grass prairie, and glacial landscapes. The Conservancy serves as an outdoor classroom for over 3,000 visitors each year, including over 1,200 school children. Visitors participate in self-guided hiking and skiing, guided tours, special events, school field trips, and a variety of public programs for families and individuals of all ages.
Location: West Bend, Wisconsin
Size: 3,240 s.f. (+ basement)
Services Provided: Architectural Planning and Design, Structural, Mechanical, and Plumbing Engineering, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture
Completion Date(s): 2013
Contractor/Construction Manager: Mike Koenig Construction Co., Inc.