Iconic Design for Armenian American Museum
Alajajian Marcoosi Architects, a Glendale-based architectural firm, has been selected to design the Armenian American Museum.
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.
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.
Ultimately, the project is envisioned as a cultural campus that “empowers individuals to embrace cultural diversity while speaking out against prejudice.”
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: 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