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.

Juan Cruz Serafini is an architectural designer specialized in landscape design and urbanism. He was recipient of a Holcim Foundation Research in Practice Grant (RPG) in 2018. Under the title Ocean Energy Landscapes: Energy infrastructures towards greater local sovereignty in Patagonia, Argentina, the RPG analyzes the intersection of renewable ocean energy infrastructures and landscape architecture in the unique Patagonian milieu through the lens of design.

Last updated: April 18, 2024 Cordoba, Argentina

Juan Cruz Serafini was a Holcim Foundation Awards 2017 Next Generation 1st prize winner for Latin America with Tomás Pont and Stefano Romagnoli for Territorial Figure in Argentina: Tidal energy landscape, and a Global Holcim Foundation Awards 2018 Ideas Prize.

He 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.