Beastly good – The interaction between architecture and species-appropriate enclosures.

Animal
Enclosures

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.

Limitless enclosures

For an architect planning a new animal enclosure, Webnet provides the perfect solution. The systems provides virtually limitless scope in the design of landscaped enclosures of any shape, size or complexity.

Jakob Rope Systems Webnet stainless steel mesh for animal friendly enclosures

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 light Webnet enclosures and aviaries

Turnkey solutions

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.

Jakob Rope Systems bespoke solutions for animal enclosures

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.

Jakob Rope Systems is a member of WAZA, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Downloads

Jakob Webnet N2 CatalogueWebnet N2

Pliable, transparent grid structures made of stainless steel wire rope. On 84 pages, the Jakob Webnet N2 programme presents countless application possibilities.

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Webnet zoo references brochureWebnet Zoo References

Animal spirits: Building zoo enclosures with Webnet. On 31 pages we show you the latest applications.

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