Creating an atmosphere of comfort: An AIDS hospice for children
Urquieta, Paul Adrian
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Thesis Statennent ^ To create an AIDS hospice for children located in Lubbock,Texas that would provide an atmosphere of comfort and community. The connectivity within the building, the site, and the community can project a place of safety so the children feel at home. Facility Statement f^Sis^iii One of the fastest growing illnesses is the HIV/AIDS virus. This facility will provide a place for children to come and nest while they get medications and examinations needed to fight this virus. The facility will incorporate forms and connections to the site for best patient health. Context Statement ' The site is ideally located in east Lubbock,Texas along the Canyon Lakes on Martin Luther King,Jr Boulevard. The site is situated on the corner of MLK and East 24th Street. To the north is the lakes and the views are extremely well suited for a hospice community.