Under the sea: LD Pat Gallegos adds sparkle to the new Aquarium of the Pacific

Seals, sea lions, kelp, and coral keep company with otters, jellyfish, sharks, a spider crab, and a giant octopus at the Aquarium of the Pacific, which opened in Long Beach, CA, in June. These creatures of the sea are among the 10,000 ocean animals representing 550 different species in this $117-million-dollar project, designed by Esherick Homsey Dodge and Davis (EHDD) of San Francisco in a joint venture with the Los Angeles office of Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum (HOK). Interior and

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