Karlovac Freshwater Aquarium and River Museum

Project number: 224
Project name: Karlovac Freshwater Aquarium and River Museum
Program: public, leisure, sport
Status: finished
Project start date: 28.08.2013
Project end date: 04.2015
Construction start date: 08.2015
Construction end date: 08.2016

Address: Gornje Mekušje
City: Karlovac
Country: Croatia
Geolocation: 45°29’7” N, 15°33’44” E
Type: public procurement

Site (m²): 8327
Size (m²): 2915
Volume (m³): 12068
Footprint (m²): 1939
Level (m): 112.3
Client: City of Karlovac
Budget: 4.800.000€

Author: 3LHD

PROJECT TEAM

Structural engineering: Ivan Palijan, Siniša Lulić (Palijan d.o.o.)
Plumbing drainage and aquarium technology: Nenad Šutevski (Vodotehnika d.d.)
Plumbing and drainage: Tomislav Fujs (Vodotehnika d.d.)
Electrical engineering: Erol Čičić, Antonio Praničević (Projekting 1970)
Mechanical installations: Zlatko Jakoplić (Ured 3T d.o.o.)
Elevators: Rok Pietri (Lift Modus d.o.o.)
Building physics: Mateo Biluš (AKFZ studio d.o.o.)
Landscape design: Luka Brnić (Uređenje krajobraza d.o.o.), Ines Hrdalo
Fire safety, health & safety project: Nadan Kosanović (ING Labos)
3D: Boris Goreta
Signage and environmental graphics design: Bilić_Muller Studio (Dora Bilić, Tina Müller)

Aquarium technology project: Franjo Jović (Tehnoekspert)
Fish protection project: Dražen Oraić (Hrvatski Veterinarski Institut)

Permanent exhibition
Concept and design of the exhibition: 3LHD
Aquarium setup: Marko Ćaleta (Faculty of Teacher Education, Zagreb), Zoran Marčić (Faculty of Science, Zagreb)
Graphic design of the exhibition: Dora Bilić, Tina Mueller (Bilić_Müller Studio)
Educational wall illustration and design: Ana Rako and Bilić_Müller Studio
Artificial rock: Igor Lenard
Audio-video installations: Miodrag Gladović (AVC)
Aquascaping and aquarium lighting concept: Petra Bašić, Petar Pintar (Aquatic design)

Main contractor: AB Gradnja d.o.o, ENA d.o.o., KGH d.o.o.