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Farnsworth Metropark

  Graphite Design + Build was involved in the one-of-a-kind Farnsworth Metropark interactive sculpture area from design phase to completion.  We worked with the Toledo Metroparks from the beginning to include every important element from the surrounding park in the design of the new play area.  A turtle, a Great Blue Heron, a buckeye leaf, […]

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Saltwater Crocodile at Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo recently acquired a 17 foot long Saltwater Crocodile from Australia.  A realistic enclosure needed to be built, so they asked us to sculpt and color all of the concrete in the exhibit to resemble a realistic Australian river bank.  After that, the zoo really wanted a crocodile that the public could actually […]

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Time Lapse: Indianapolis Zoo Playhouse

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Pearson Metropark

Graphite Design + Build is right in the middle of our largest project to date, an entire interactive sculpture area for Pearson Metropark. We’ve teamed up again with Toledo Metroparks to create another one-of-a-kind experience for visitors to the park. You may have seen our creations at Secor Metropark and Farnsworth Metropark, but this current […]

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Animal Faces

The animal masks that Graphite Design + Build creates are custom and one-of-a-kind for any zoo or park looking for a different kind of interactive sculpture.  These pieces provide children with both a learning experience and a great photo-op.  You may have seen some of our work at the Toledo Zoo, or Indianapolis Zoo.  Each […]

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Treehouse Playground

Installed in May of 2012, we built this playground for the Indianapolis Zoo as part of the new Flights of Fancy bird exhibit. This unique play area is an interactive environment where children can touch, play, and climb. They can even enjoy the scenery from a kid’s eye point of view in this custom treehouse. […]

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