African Design Magazine November 2015 - Page 37

International project Muzeiko Muzeiko, located in Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia, is the first children’s museum in the country. Organized conceptually as a journey moving through time and space, visitors can explore three levels of exhibits in the 3 250m2 facility. O n the lowest level, children explore “The Past” through exhibits interpreting archaeology, geology and paleontology. The ground floor is “The Present,” represented by hands-on exhibits about the natural environment and contemporary cities. The top floor is dedicated to “The Future” with interactive exhibitions exploring cutting-edge technologies and space travel. The museum’s architectural theme, “Little Mountains,” is an allusion to Bulgaria’s mountainous topography. The structure’s glass volume is interrupted by three sculptural forms, or mountains, each referencing