Carlos Salazar Architects

Natural Sciences
Laboratories Renovation

Natural Sciences Laboratories Renovation
Client: University of Puerto Rico – Office of Design & Construction
Location: Rio Piedras Campus
Phase: Completed
Year: 2009-2010
Size: 20,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $5M
Architect: DS+C Architects
Contractor: Juan F. Garcia, Inc.
Program: Renovation of existing laboratories.
Description: My role as a client’s representative in charge of managing all aspects of the construction process was to ensure the laboratories met strict technical specifications and building code. Another particular aspect of this project was to address the logistics of a construction in a building while it is still in operation, in this case, thousands of students circulating in and out of classrooms and hallways.