San Diego Zoo- Panda Gift Shop
- Project Address: San Diego Zoo- 2920 Zoo Drive San Diego Ca 92101
- Project Owner/ Developer: San Diego Zoological Assocaition
- Owner Contact Name/ Email: Steve Fobesemail@example.com
- Project Architect/ Designer: RKTEQU Inc.
The Panda Shop is a 1,465 square foot retail shop located in the Panda Canyon of the San Diego Zoo.
The shop is designed to mimic a rustic Chinese outdoor marketplace that had been pieced together
over time. The central breezeway, adorned by hanging Chinese lanterns and dragon kites, is flanked
by two retail wings which give the sensation of walking through a village market. Eclectic materials
such as corrugated metal siding, rusted roof panels and wooden shake shingles further exemplify the
The Panda Shop has three outdoor kiosks which house a caricature booth, a face painting booth and
the very popular Sake Sensations. Two large wooden gates frame the entrances to the shop and
multiple roll-away retail carts spill out to the surrounding site to add that final touch to the