MumSci: Science Museum Master Plan
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Role + Responsibility:
The masterplan for MumSci is a design for the Navi Mumbai Science City in Navi Mumbai, India, for the City and Industrial Development Corporation, a Government of Maharashtra undertaking.
The Science City is a design for a campus of museums and educational facilities in an environmentally friendly village to explore the history and programs of science in new state-of-the art facilities, set across 18 hectares of land. MumSci is established to ignite young minds as science has a rising influence in every aspect of Indian life and culture. MumSci campus promotes and enhances public understanding of the culture of science and technology.
The MumSci campus includes multiple buildings, including housing for 50 visiting scholars, educational and training facilities, science labs and museum exhibition areas for exploration and presentation of new scientific ideas. The theme of the village intertwines science inside and outside environments, creating an inspirational, immersive and playful connectivity between life, work, and science.
Owner: CIDCO (City and Industrial Development Corportation Ltd.)
Total Area: 18.5 hectares
Lead Designer: Jessica Jamroz (for FSA)
Master Planner and Architect: Frederic Schwartz Architects
Landscape Architect: Todd Hill / AECOM
Interior Design: Rockwell Group
Graphic Design: Rockwell Group
Finance Expert: AECOM