The Therapy Center “La Esperanza” was built by using Emmedue polystyrene panels in San Juan (Puerto Rico), thanks 1.1 $ million of public funds that were invested in this project. The Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto inaugurated it with a joyous opening ceremony. It is the pride of the city: thanks to this innovative project, 250 children with special needs might take advantage from a float water therapy, with three shifts per week in individual or group activities.
The therapy pools were designed by the Architecture Studio Fuster Architects, which wanted to realize two great openings in the ceiling in order to facilitate to maintain contact with the outside world and let a lot of sunlight in. The building is also equipped with the maximum comfort and meets all the prerequisites of accessibility and security.
Emmedue Building System and polystyrene panels allowed to realize the Center in record time (18 months); the installation of Emmedue Curved Panels gives to the building a conceptual impetus and an iconic style, both very special, this project have allowed to win an Honor Award by A.I.A. (The American Institute of Architects).
Link: Fuster Architects