NICARAGUA – New school for Fundación Cristal

Year and location

2008. Esteli,Nicaragua

ATSF Commission

Adria Benavides Calvo, Beatriz Ducay Arandigoyen

Counterpart

Fundación Cristal

Description

Preparation of a project for the construction of an alternative school for Fundacion Cristal through reused modules. The project includes the construction of seven classrooms, a kitchen dining room, four offices, a warehouse and several services, offering the foundation the possibility of having up to 140 students in the school.

Objectives

Verify the needs of the Foundation to finish the design of a construction project that is viable and functional.

Beneficiaries

Children between 0 and 12 years of age in the city of Esteli.

Context

The building where the classes are currently held was built for housing purposes and does not meet the conditions necessary for the operation of the school.