Multi-level design elevates Bulgarian Children's Museum [slideshow]

Embodying the theme “little mountains,” the 35,000-sf museum will be located in a former college laboratory building in the Studenski-grad university precinct.
Embodying the theme “little mountains,” the 35,000-sf museum will be located in
The museum will include interpretive exhibits, a café, and an outdoor green roof, amphitheater, and science-themed play area. Renderings: Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership
April 18, 2014

New York-based Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership has been selected to design a new children’s museum in Sofia, Bulgaria—the first children’s museum in Eastern Europe.

The museum, called MUZEIKO, will be located in a former college laboratory building in the Studentski-grad university precinct. A+A Architects will assist in the project, which is being planned by the America for Bulgaria Foundation. 

Embodying the theme “little mountains,” the 35,000-sf museum will include interpretive exhibits, a café, and an outdoor green roof, amphitheater, and science-themed play area. Inside, each of the building’s three levels will explore a different era in Bulgaria—past, present, and future. 

Paul Orselli Workshop (POW!) is consulting on the project and will help develop complementary STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) educational programs.

 

         
 

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