In the city of Quito, the number of people with disabilities is high and approximately 12% are visually impaired. Centers dedicated to the rehabilitation are available, one of which is the Atahualpa Day Center (CDA). Although the center has trained personnel, and a set program, the facility was not designed for this purpose, it is an adapted space that tries to cover the needs of the staff and the participants generating gaps which have had to be solved in an improvised manner. The Con Lo Que Hay -With what is available-11 (CLQH 11) workshop, identified several spatial needs of the CDA and utilizing a specialized space-object sought to solve the necessity of the step by step methodology process to enable visually impaired individuals into daily life. This means that the skills developed within a controlled space are put into practice in spaces like the city allowing them to acquire the confidence to function autonomously. This study evaluates the pertinence and importance of a space-object specifically designed to help the visually impaired population to reintegrate into daily life. This topic is important within the Ecuadorian context because all the efforts and investments usually are focused on generic buildings and basic services.
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