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Lotus Emergency Shelter

Los Angeles, California

Home at Last


2021 Citation Award, AIA Los Angeles

Lotus is an emergency shelter designed to provide areas for living, sleeping, and rehabilitation as well as offer a space of belonging, hope, and inspiration in downtown Los Angeles for the unhoused population. The 17,000 SF facility is operated by Home at Last, a non-profit organization, and provides sleeping areas, communal areas, and social services for 120 occupants (male and female) to help them transition from homelessness to housed.

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