The work done for the CINV (Interdisciplinary Center of Neuroscience of Valparaiso) was a very motivating challenge, due to the nature of the assignment and a new building for the port city of Valparaiso, in a sector declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The work was divided into two parts. The first part consisted in elaborating the financial technical analysis, with the purpose of demonstrating the social profitability of the project, requisite to obtain the approval of public resources for the construction of the new building of the CINV.
This work went beyond the limits of architecture (if there are such limits), but rather an area of commercial engineering and administration. However, both my colleague (co-worker) and I have studies and experience in social project evaluation, which was fundamental to develop the document and demonstrate the social profitability of the project.
The second part of the work consisted in elaborating the management model, to show how the new building was managed and to achieve sustainability over time.
This part required investigating and deepening the nature and importance of the scientific work carried out by the CINV in the city of Valparaíso, Its architectural program,
the people who administer it, the scientists who work there, the areas of investigation, their sources of financing, their connections with The international scientific community and citizens through extension programs.
Without a doubt, it was a work that was both complex and very exciting, which will allow the city of Valparaiso to have a world-class research center, and that allowed us to know more about neurosciences and to strengthen our expertis in the development of Management models.