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82 S T A R T H E R E 2 0 2 2 In many state and federal parks, you'll find HDPE (high-density polyethylene) in two-color substrates. The material is CNC carved through one color into another, often brown and white or golden yellow and green. may have an "Australian Outback" area with kangaroos and koa- las. is area could have an Aboriginal carving for a post, so the traveler knows they are in that portion of the zoo. An "African Safari" exhibit featuring elephants, hippos, and lions could have another look. e typeface, colors, and size of the actual signage should be consistent throughout the zoo, but the unique location could be modified in several ways to let the visitor know where they are. You often see rentals available for audio experience, and in today's modern world, apps can be downloaded to give cues and background information along the journey. Wayfinding in today's world is more than just signage. For universities, you often see modular architectural post-and- panel systems made of extruded aluminum components. ese systems are designed for modifications or additions, featuring the school's colors and logo. Many state and federal parks prefer the use of HDPE (high- density polyethylene) in two-color substrates where you CNC carve through one color into another (often brown and white or golden yellow and green). is is highly durable and very van- dal resistant. 3 Health Care Facilities & Airports ese systems are primarily interior, so there is not as much emphasis on the harsh environments found in exterior wayfind- ing. However, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) can often be a requirement. is can vary from state to state and munici- pality to municipality. So, you need to do your research on what is required. Typically, "directional wayfinding" does not need

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