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The institution’s first ever student recreation and wellness center brings the master plan vision to life by becoming the new crossroads on campus

Universidad de Lima Recreation, Wellness, and Student Life Center

Universidad de Lima
Lima, Peru
130,000 SF
Additional Services
Landscape Architecture
Under construction

The first project implemented from Sasaki’s master plan for the campus, the recreation, wellness, and student life center at the Universidad of Lima is a new, six-story steel and concrete structure that provides space for student fitness, dining, and academic support.

Dedicated program spaces are balanced with flexible areas to create a welcoming and engaging student life facility. The center includes nutrition, counseling, physical therapy and weight training for athletes, as well as informal recreation space within the multi-purpose gym, which doubles an event space for up to 600 people. The entire building is meant to be multipurpose; as a major engine of activity on campus, it is a place where students and faculty can gather throughout the day and socialize, study, and recharge.

Two-story trusses span across the site, elevating the fitness center above a large student dining plaza. A central courtyard space provides natural daylighting and passive ventilation. On the fourth floor, a multipurpose athletic court allows for futsal, volleyball, and basketball gameplay, with views of the Lima skyline. Access to a expansive roof terrace and interior/exterior running track finish off the top of the project. Check out the project fly-through video below to see all of the spaces.

Construction Update

Construction is nearing completion. The center will be ready for occupancy in spring 2022. 

For more information contact Pablo Savid-Buteler.

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