Juan Cruz Serafini
Holcim Foundation Research in Practice Grant (RPG) recipient 2018
Juan Cruz Serafini
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6th Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
Juan Cruz Serafini, architectural designer specialized in landscape design & urbanism, and Holcim Research in Practice Grant (RPG) at the 6th International Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction held in Cairo, Egypt in April 2019.
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Global Holcim Awards Ideas prize handover – “Territorial Figure” in Argentina
Presenting the Global Holcim Awards Ideas prize (l-r): Mariela Marchisio, Universidad National de Córdoba; Angelo Bucci, University of São Paulo, Ideas prize winners Juan Cruz Serafini and Tomás Pont; and Carlos Espina, Holcim Argentina.
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LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Presentation of the Next Generation prizes for projects in Argentina (l-r): Carlos Espina, CEO LafargeHolcim in Argentina congratulates winners of the Next Generation 1st prize Juan Cruz Serafini, Tomás Pont Apóstolo and Stefano Romagnoli, together with Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba who received the prize on behalf of the winning team of the 3rd prize.
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Recipients of a LafargeHolcim Research in Practice Grant (RPG) from Argentina (l-r): Juan Cruz Serafini, Stefano Romagnoli and Tomás Pont at a meeting of all RPG recipients held to coincide with the LafargeHolcim Forum held in Cairo, Egypt in April 2019.
Last updated: July 13, 2023
Juan Cruz Serafini is an Asset Manager for Mimeisa Asset Management based in Barcelona, Spain.
He is founder of an independent architecture studio based in Córdoba, Argentina. He also is the co-founder and director of architectural visualization company Bridge Visual, a company specialized in BIM, visualization, design, and documentation of architecture projects.
Juan Cruz is a dedicated professional currently working at Mimeisa Asset Management. With a strong background in architecture, Juan’s passion lies in exploring the intersection of sustainable development and financial investment. He actively engages in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investment strategies, aiming to discover innovative approaches that revolutionize green operational uses for buildings.
As an architect, he recognizes the urgent need for environmentally conscious practices to mitigate the collateral damage caused by traditional construction and building operations. By focusing on ESG investment, he strives to identify new paradigms that minimize the environmental impact of buildings while simultaneously maximizing their positive influence on communities.
He studied architecture at the National University of Cordoba, UNC Argentina, also has a Master degree in Building Management at the Polytechnic University of Cataluña UPC, Barcelona.
He was a recipient of Holcim Awards Next Generation 1st prize for Latin America with Tomás Pont and Stefano Romagnoli for Territorial Figure in Argentina: Tidal energy landscape, which was an extension of their final thesis work Ocean Energy Landscapes: Evolutionary Process of Infrastructures in new territories – The Patagonia Case. The project which studies the new role of architecture and its contribution to addressing climate change also received a Global Holcim Awards Ideas Prize in 2018 and received a Holcim Foundation Research in Practice Grant in 2018.
The thesis work has been published and exhibited in various formats, and awarded the Aroztegui Prize, finalist (2017 Latin America); National Sustainable Architecture & Urban Design Prize of National Federation of Architects, finalist (2017 Argentina); Tamayouz International Excellence Award, 2nd prize (2017 International); Group Han Prize of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), 1st prize (2017 International); CLA TIL 2018, finalist (2018 Latin America); Landscape & City, International Architecture Biennale of Argentina, finalist (2018 Argentina); Latin America Biennale of Landscape Architects, honorable mention (2018 Latin America).