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  7. Alajajian Marcoosi Architects Propose Armenian American Museum for California

Alajajian Marcoosi Architects Propose Armenian American Museum for California

  • 12:00 - 2 January, 2016
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Alajajian Marcoosi Architects Propose Armenian American Museum for California
Alajajian Marcoosi Architects Propose Armenian American Museum for California, Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects
Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects

Alajajian Marcoosi Architects has unveiled designs for an Armenian American museum, with the aim of educating the public on the Armenian American story. The project will be located on the corner of Verdugo Road and Mountain Street in Glendale, California, with negotiations currently underway for ground lease agreements.

Exterior Night Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects
Exterior Night Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects

The museum will be surrounded by an outdoor plaza and “peace garden,” with the building program consisting of permanent and temporary exhibits, a resource center, a theater and classrooms.

Interior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects
Interior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects

Ultimately, the project is envisioned as a cultural campus that “empowers individuals to embrace cultural diversity while speaking out against prejudice.”

Interior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects
Interior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects

The mission of the Armenian American Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Armenian American experience.

Learn more about the museum here.

  • Architects

  • Consultants

    Lord Cultural Resources
  • Owner

    Armenian American Museum & Cultural Center of California, Inc.
  • Area

    3065.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2020

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Cite: Eric Oh. "Alajajian Marcoosi Architects Propose Armenian American Museum for California" 02 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779685/alajajian-marcoosi-architects-propose-armenian-american-museum-for-california/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects

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