More space, fewer animals – this is the fundamental concept when zoo experts talk about keeping animals in a species-appropriate environment. That means the greatest challenge here is meeting both the need humans have to observe animals at close range and the need animals have to live in an environment suitable for them.
The robust wire rope net, Webnet, enables the realisation of the typically delicate and individualised solutions which meet both the needs of humans as well as those of the animals. The objective is to provide not only the animals, but also the visitors a diverse environment. In other words, a solution is sought that has a long service life, is nearly invisible, yet is also sufficiently robust.
Jakob Rope Systems supplies both materials and know-how to create functional yet architecturally sophisticated animal enclosures. The nets used are woven of flexible wire ropes. Their advantages are numerous: they enable space-saving designs, offer the highest degree of transparency and visual airiness, guarantee safety for humans and animals and are convincing due to their low maintenance costs and longevity.
Let our references inspire you. Jakob Rope Systems is there for you with competence for the development of innovative solutions. From the planning phase to turnkey job site assembly.
Aviaries for birds to spread their wings
Delivering a nature-inspired environment for animals, Webnet is made of weather-resistant stainless steel rope that replaces traditional cages with a light and transparent structure that is also safe and secure. The lightness of Webnet allows the creation of aviaries big enough for birds to fly.
Jakob Rope Systems provides a complete turnkey solution, or you can choose from our range of services which includes consulting, planning, engineering and assembly. We design solutions individually for every project and can build on our rich experience with animal enclosures around the world.
Committed to animal welfare
Jakob Rope Systems closely works together with zoo experts from around the world, to learn more about the needs of animals and how to build better habitats for them. As a member of WAZA, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, we support research into new animal-friendly zoos that benefit animals and the public.
(Art. Nr. 90001-42) Pliable, transparent grid structures made of stainless steel wire rope. On 84 pages, the Jakob Webnet N2 programme presents countless application possibilities.Download
(Art. Nr. 90001-8) Animal spirits: Building zoo enclosures with Webnet. On 31 pages we show you the latest applications.Download