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This Brutalist Monolith Will Soon Be an Ebola Treatment Center – Adaptive Reuse – Curbed National

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“It feels like we are building a little village,” Jean-Pierre Veyrenche, a WHO coordinator, says. To build a functional medical center, the sewage system needed to be created beneath abandoned government building, and water tanks and generators had to be installed. The undertaking, while almost riveting in its remarkable adaptive reuse program, also speaks to larger issues of monolithic government projects during wartime and the real scarcity for fundamentals like functioning medical facilities.

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via This Brutalist Monolith Will Soon Be an Ebola Treatment Center – Adaptive Reuse – Curbed National.