Design for Everyone: Jewish Museum Berlin's New Play Space
“The new ANOHA Children’s World, at the Jewish Museum Berlin, is a vast new children’s play space designed with adults firmly in mind too. Situated in a former wholesale flower market in the Kreuzberg district, it converts the story of Noah’s Ark into a rich and interactive playground.” (Wallpaper)
“The story of Noah’s ark from the Torah takes center stage at the children’s museum. According to tradition, the ark was an enormous boat that Noah used to save his family and all of the animal species from the flood. More than 150 animals are gathered in the heart of the ANOHA children’s world – a gigantic round ark made of wood, designed by the American firm Olson Kundig Architecture and Design.
Using stories of the creation, flood, and new beginnings that appear in various religions, we want to encourage our youngest guests to think about the respectful coexistence of people, animals, and nature, and to embolden them to take action toward a diverse and better world.” (JM Berlin)