Mother Teresa’s legacy was an important spiritual muse for the creation of the new wing of the cardiology medical center. Three young architects began with a dream to have the liberty to experiment with avant-garde architectural ideas in a city that was just learning to be modern. And a doctor found the faith and determination to provide world-class medical care in her home town. Tijuana once again becomes a place where faith and desire coalesce creating multiple and improbable myths.
Special thanks to architect Miguel Escobar for facilitating the interview with Dr. Aubanel; architect Michael Rotondi for being kind enough to elaborate on the commission and construction of the Riedel Medical Center. Finally, I want to thank Dr. Patricia Aubanel for her time and for sharing the story of her relationship with Mother Teresa.
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