Architect(s): Teleton Tampico
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City/Town: Teleton Tampico
Teleton is an institution of assistance, whose main objective is to support the rehabilitation of the children with disabilities in Mexico.
Provides medical, educational and psychological assistance, rehabilitation and diagnosis services to handicapped children under 18 years, promoting their integration to society.
It is located in Altamira, in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. The 5,272m2 complex is composed of 6 buildings intersected between them in an harmonic game of volumes. There is a play with the height of each building, color and open spaces.
The main building is a curved gallery where all the others converged. This huge gallery, 6mts high, is composed by organic forms and great big windows. When you walk through it you discover places and green areas within all the building.
The landscape design was also very important because of the 50,000m2 holding parking lots, plaza, fountains as well as big garden areas, sport courts and therapy gardens.
There are 4 areas in rehabilitation that takes place in this special building. Diagnosis, therapy, administration and services.
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