Plan Author

Imelda Reilly, 2014

Project Description

A fusion of biology and design in an effort to improve conservation and research programs in zoological parks, with special attention to Galliform birds. PROJECT: Two components. A paper exploring animal perception and reality, as it is informed by a comparative neurological analysis of specific vertebrate brain structures and their relationship to behavioral complexity, and a set of designs for an ideal pheasantry, designed for Galliform species housed in a zoological park. SPONSORS: Robert E. Engel, Timothy J. Segar OUTSIDE EVALUATOR: Nancy Howard, University of Massachusetts, Independent Landscape Architect

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