Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Luanda [São Paulo de Luanda], Luanda, Angola

Equipment and Infrastructures

The Natural History Museum is located on a plot adjoining the Square of Kinaxixi between Mission and Muxima streets. It was built in 1956 to house the Multidisciplinary Museum which was created by a directive on the 8th September 1938. Its surroundings are composed of buildings influenced by the Modern Movement. The whole represents a composition with a common architectural language, led by Kinaxixi Market building. It represents a clear relation of form with function, displaying elements that break the rigidity of the straight line such as the roof in the shape of a segmented arch.
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