The many zoos of Europe each have unique characteristics: the Vienna Zoo is the oldest zoo in the world, the London Zoo was the world’s first petting zoo, the Rome Zoo lies in historic ruins and the Antwerp Zoo is placed in the heart of the downtown area. How to define a new, similarly unique zoo amongst this collection? How should the new zoo in Maubeuge look and feel? What specific qualities should it have? And how to integrate and restore the grandiosity of the historic Vauban fortifications?
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