La Nube

LocationEl Paso, Texas
Area70,000 SF

El Paso Children’s Museum will be the cornerstone of the 2012 Quality of Life Bond, completing the Downtown Arts District. As architects of Record, Exigo has collaborated with Snohetta —New York office in every aspect of the design process and the construction documents. This world-class museum will house interactive exhibits providing immersive and experiential learning environments for people of all ages.

The museum features a dramatic four-story climber exhibit where children challenge themselves to practice risk-taking and problem solving as part of learning and making discoveries. This complex building consists of slides, nets, passages, and bridges, which are inclusive for children with disabilities. The 77,000 S.F., $50 million museums will also house a cafe & commercial kitchen, administrative offices, support spaces, and two outdoor exhibit terraces.