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Armenian American Museum by Alajajian Marcoosi Architects

Iconic Design for Armenian American Museum

Alajajian Marcoosi Architects, a Glendale-based architectural firm, has been selected to design the Armenian American Museum.

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The Armenian American Museum’s vision is a cultural campus that enriches the community, educates the public on the Armenian American story, and empowers individuals to embrace cultural diversity while speaking out against prejudice.

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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.

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

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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.

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Learn more about the museum here.

  • Architects: Alajajian-Marcoosi Architects Inc.
  • Consultants: Lord Cultural Resources
  • Owner: Armenian American Museum & Cultural Center of California, Inc.
  • Area: 3065.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2020
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Alajajian Marcoosi Architects
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