Optical research institute CIO

Urban design. Master Plan.

Location: León, México

Year: 1989

The CIO Center in Optics Investigation, which has great prestige in Latin-America, concentrates facilities of high specialty in investigation and teaching inside an excellent area in the northwest zone of the city. The property has a rough topography and a creek crosses all along its central part.The complex has been developed in stages and the existing buildings have been organized integrating them to the site.Besides it was proposed a new museum of technology, residences for researchers, new workshops and classrooms as well as general services.