Client: CIES (Planned Parenthood Bolivia)
Simon & Associates
Role: Project Director and Editor, Author, Researcher
CIES is IPPF’s Bolivian affiliate. Its 10 permenant clinics and multiple mobile clinics provide more than 30% of the healthcare in Bolivia. In 2011, CIES was developing its five year strategic plan, and was interested in using sustainability as a tool for achieving its larger institutional goals. Public Architecture partnered with HealthxDesign and Simon & Associates to conduct fieldwork in Bolivia as well as secondary research to understand the challenges and opportunities. The end result was a guide that details an innovative and responsive framework addressing issues of building infrastructure, operations, and integrated programming. Implementation of the “low-hanging fruit” identified in the report has already saved CIES tens of thousands of dollars.
A project of Public Architecture