An open detention facility for African migrants at acceptable standards but with a low budget. Due to a governmental decision, the timeline for the project’s completion was cut short. Within 16 months and with 31 different planners and consultants, the facility location was selected and the necessary National Outline Plan, detailed plans and implementation plans were completed. The politically uncertain conditions required the preparation of a strategy that would allow changes in the use of the complex in order to allow its fast transition to an army base. In light of recent Supreme Court decisions, this transition may indeed occur.