Julio César Pérez-Hernández on the New Old Cuba

Julio César Pérez-Hernández on the New Old Cuba

Julio César Pérez-Hernández (LF '02) sees advantages and risk in the fact that his home country of Cuba largely avoided the urban renewal phase of the 20th century. While Havana’s building stock is in notorious disrepair, it’s still largely intact. But while the US debates ending its 55-year embargo, capital is flowing into Cuba through business partnerships from other countries. Pérez-Hernández is watching the developments closely as he takes an active role in planning to preserve the cultural heritage. Read about it in “Is Cuba the Next Emerging Market for American Architects?

Photo by Louise Enoch
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One Response to Julio César Pérez-Hernández on the New Old Cuba

  1. Architect says:

    Thanks for the article! I’m going to Havana in September! Share impressions

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