Gallery: Mexico’s Subterranean Children’s Museum is an Immersive Educat...

The Interactive Children’s Museum Papalote Verde Monterrey, now under construction in Mexico, is a full-throated effort to reduce building impact and inspire inhabitants through sustainable design. The museum is a mix of old and new, with a provocative twist that comes by submerging an addition into the landscape and hosting glass-lined chasms to feed light into the exhibition spaces. Architect Iñaki Echeverria's vision is a splendid attempt to integrate green building with the museum’s educational role, incorporating exhibit halls, a vertical garden and even an underground IMAX theater.

Read the rest of this entry »


or your inhabitat account below

1 Comment

  1. mujerdvna August 17, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Will you be using solar panels or water recycling in this project?

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home