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National Zoological Park

“ELEPHANT TRAILS” Quatrefoil worked with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo to develop a master plan for a new, four-acre expanded habitat for up to eight Asian elephants and indoor and outdoor viewing and interpretation areas. Quatrefoil then designed and fabricated the “Elephant Trails” outdoor pavilion featuring multimedia and mechanical interactive experiences […]
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  • Client: National Zoological Park
  • Date: 2010
  • Location: Washington, DC
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PNC Bank Legacy Project

Quatrefoil designed and built this permanent installation in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. We created a unique multimedia experience focused on the Pittsburgh region’s transformation from a steel-based economy into a thriving information hub. The exhibition features dynamic digital graphics, an interactive projection that allows visitors to “enter” an image […]
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  • Client: PNC Bank Legacy Project
  • Date: 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Space Science Institute

“GIANT WORLDS” Quatrefoil worked with experts from the Space Science Institute to design a 3,500-square-foot traveling exhibit targeted to pre-teen girls and their families with the goal of piquing their interest in science and space exploration. The exhibit incorporates imagery and data from NASA missions, an immersive environment and interactive […]
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  • Client: Space Science Institute
  • Date: 2007
  • Location: Traveling Exhibit
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Tattoo: Ancient Myths, Modern Meanings

TRAVELING EXHIBITION Quatrefoil recently announced plans for a traveling exhibition that combines the history, science and art of tattooing into a single presentation featuring artifacts, multimedia, live demonstration and interactivity. “Tattoo” features a “History & Culture” section that traces tattoo history from the prehistoric to today. “Art & Science” explores […]
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  • Client: Tattoo: Ancient Myths, Modern Meanings
  • Date: 2014, Ongoing
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Telluride Historical Museum

Quatrefoil designers turned content developed by the museum staff into six history exhibits that explore the challenges and rewards of life in Telluride’s remote mountain environment. The museum is located in an historic building that was formerly a miner’s hospital. While the hospital’s many small rooms presented an interesting challenge, […]
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  • Client: Telluride Historical Museum
  • Date: 2005
  • Location: Telluride, CO
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The Mercer Museum

In 2004, Quatrefoil worked with the Mercer Museum project team, building expansion architects and a scholars’ advisory panel to create a comprehensive master plan and design program featuring 20,000 square feet of highly interactive history exhibits and learning labs. In 2011, when the expansion was completed, Quatrefoil designed the new […]
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  • Client: The Mercer Museum
  • Date: 2011, 2004
  • Location: Doylestown, PA
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U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Quatrefoil developed content; designed exhibits, graphics and activities; and fabricated this 10,000-square-foot exhibition for the Bureau in collaboration with the USDA Visual Communication Center. In addition to the permanent exhibits, the visitor experience includes a tour of the currency-printing facility, a 75-seat HD auditorium and a retail shop. The first […]
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  • Client: U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • Date: 2004
  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
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United States Mint Visitors Tour

We designed an exhibition and walking tour that explores the United State Mint’s rich history and the technology and craft of the coin-making process at the world’s largest coin factory. Our exhibits combine a stunning display of historic and rare coins, touchscreen interactives, a multimedia theater presentation and dramatic lighting. […]
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  • Client: United States Mint Visitors Tour
  • Date: 2012, 2013, 2014
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Virginia Museum of Natural History

The Virginia Museum of Natural History selected Quatrefoil to develop the master plan for a new, 17,000-square-feet interpretive visitor center in Waynesboro, Virginia, at the intersection of the Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Mountains. Quatrefoil planned and facilitated a kick-off workshop at the museum as well as a series of community […]
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  • Client: Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • Date: 2015
  • Location: Waynesboro, VA
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