Juan Cruz Serafini

Architectural designer

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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 LafargeHolcim Awards Ideas prize handover – “Territorial Roof” in Argentina

    Presenting the Global LafargeHolcim 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.

Juan Cruz Serafini is an architectural designer specialized in landscape design and urbanism, and is a recipient of a Holcim Research in Practice Grant (RPG).

Last updated: July 07, 2021 Córdoba, Argentina

Juan Cruz Serafini's project studies the new roles of architecture and its contribution to addressing climate change.

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, which offers renderings and videos to express and exhibit architecture.

His research interests concern sustainable architecture and green urbanism.

He studied architecture at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), Argentina.

He has also worked in diverse scales such as developments in growing towns and even recreational parks for capitals cities, housing projects and educational architecture. In addition, he and his team also run a research practice in Argentina about sustainable energies on seawater, the research has already two years of investigation and has contacted many specialized people.

He was a recipient of the 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 “Global 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 Research in Practice Grant in 2018.

The thesis work has been published and exhibited in various formats, and awarded: 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).