Children Shelter

Architectural desing and construction

Location: León, México

Year: 1990

This shelter house has capacity for a total of 100 children. They offer day and night shelter. Their installations have bed rooms, living rooms, studio areas, nursery, dinning hall, kitchen, rest rooms and service areas. It also counts with a large patio with multi sport courts for soccer and basket ball and a playground. At the end of the patio there is a multi purpose room for manual activities and cinema projections. The spaces for the nuns who run the place are integrated to the building but the function independently. The main chapel is located besides the main access and it is also used for external events offering a community service.