Carlos Salazar Architects

General Studies
Faculty Annex

General Studies Faculty Annex
Client: University of Puerto Rico – Office of Design & Construction
Location: Rio Piedras Campus
Phase: Completed
Year: 2007-2010
Size: 60,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $15M
Architect: Toro & Ferrer Arquitectos
Contractor: RBC Construction Corp.
Program: New construction of a 3-story academic building with open public ground level and classrooms and faculty offices in upper levels.
Description: The building is designed as reinforced concrete structure with smooth exposed concrete finish obtained by utilizing a mix of self-consolidating concrete (SCC). My role as a client’s representative in charge of managing all aspects of the construction process, was to ensure that the quality of the construction match the intent of the architect and the owner. Other features include an aluminum-clad façade in various tones of powder-coatings designed by local artist.