On Archdaily Stefano Boeri Architetti‘s victory in the international competition for the Shenzhen Rehabilitation Center, a building that consists of a set of green terraces and overlapping volumes, in a sustainable system of plant nature, architecture and biodiversity that includes inside several hanging and therapeutic gardens dedicated to rehabilitation.
The Rehabilitation Centre – entirely dedicated to people with disabilities aged from 16 to 60 – is thus a pilot project for China with a pioneering concept of social inclusion and cohesion for the disabled. The building includes a wide range of functions such as rehabilitation, training, recreational and artistic activities, accommodation, education and work spaces and a museum. There is also a sports centre for competitions, individual and team training and numerous structures and training courses dedicated to the various disabilities – physical, sensory, psychic, intellectual, mental and multiple – with the aim of giving support and accompanying patients towards their newfound daily life.
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