Architects redefine the zoo for the 21st century in the “Coexist: Rethinking Zoos” competition

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/du/dut322493vwtc7ua.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />In <a href="http://archstorming.com/" >Archstorming</a>'s <a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/5801/coexist-rethinking-zoos" >&ldquo;Coexist: Rethinking Zoos&rdquo; ideas competition</a>, entrants were challenged to rethink the concept of the traditional zoo for the 21st century. Located on the site of the Barcelona Zoo, entrants had to propose a design that focuses more on animal welfare, biodiversity conservation efforts, and public education on the natural world.&nbsp;
After evaluating submissions from around the world, the jury — which included architects who have contributed in redefining the zoo — selected three prize-winning entries by teams from Thailand, France, and Turkey. Check them out below. First prize: “Re-Habitat” by Worawut Oer-Areemitr, Chanakarn Assavasirisilp, Thakan Navapakpilai and Bemjama Prasertpan | Bangkok, Thailand

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