Usera health care center belongs to a trilogy along with those of Villaverde and San Blas. These three buildings form part of a process we call 3x1, or "why" is that we have built 3 times the same project. The beginning goes back to an unusual contest called for the construction of two identical buildings (same client, same same functional program and budget) in two separate locations in Madrid (Usera and San Blas) whose common characteristic was its lack of relevance. The answer to these initial conditions the idea or premise of "misplaced building". The different relationship of each building with its urban environment also gives a different character each, which according to its contact with the pavement work as objects or as tactile material forming the fabric of the city.
In the case of CMS Usera, a concrete shell is covered with a golden skin of aluminum mesh. Inside, space becomes more horizontal and abstract by placing the white ceramic.
The health center program is developed extensively in a single floor. The different units are ordered program generating an orthogonal grid irregular sparse, where 13 yards staggered distributed between public and private placements through three (non)-parallel corridors. In opposition to this system light, spray the patios, the hermetic facade is conceived as a continuous mass and blind. The absence of holes in vertical panels of the outer casing makes the relationship between interior and exterior of the building occurs vertically, almost overhead. The glasses do not define courtyards but holes in the front horizontal outer shell of the building and creates a vertical relationship that generates an isotropic interior space. The corridor is dissolved, it ceases to exist as a linear structure of traditional connection, because the alternative management of voids and hospitality towards a public allows a weak relationship between the coordinates "x" and "y" of space.