Social Center “Casino” Community Development Center (CDC) and Ecological Park

  • Prize
    Winner in Architectural Design - Educational
  • Company/Firm
  • Lead Designer
    Matías Martínez
  • Design Team
    Daniela Hernández Hernández, Paola Alavez Navarrete, Sergio Carbajal Valladolid, Víctor Hugo Casasola Olvera, Juan Carlos Cervantes Pérez, Carlos Cortés López, Alondra Garduño Luna, Abel Mondragón Rivero, Circe Orozco Hernández, Luisa Pérez Hernández, Mariana Ramírez Hernández, Verónica Ramos Díaz, Jesús Uriel Razo Jiménez, Francisco Valencia Ibáñez
  • Architect
  • Photographer Credit
    Luis Young
  • Client
    SEDATU Ministry of Agricultural, Territorial and Urban Development
  • Project Link

The project consists of a master plan that off ers two cultural spaces and a sports areaarticulated through open spaces. The “Casino” and the CDC are distributed onplatforms at diff erent stories in order to facilitate accessibility and connection betweenthem a stair ramp follows the topography to connect the upper section with the streetlevel. To the south this staircase becomes an open-air forum that functions as the endof a plaza that provides access to the CDC and the park. In a north-south direction theproposal includes a pedestrian walkway connecting the CDC and sports area.