Havana's Urban Redevelopment: Learning from the Past and Aiming to the Future

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/23/2010 - 20:17.
05/17/2010 - 16:30
05/17/2010 - 18:00

You are cordially invited to a lecture by noted Cuban Urban Planner

julio césar pérez Hernández

who will present

Havana's Urban Redevelopment:
Learning from the Past and Aiming to the Future

on Monday, May 17, 2010, 4:30 p.m. at Case Western Reserve University
Clark Hall, Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Road, Cleveland

Lecture hosted by Professor Miriam Levin of the
Department of History and the Department of Art/Art History

Perez Havana Plan 104-1.jpg

Havana Harbor Master Plan—
A vision for the Future

Julio César Pérez Hernández is an internationally recognized architect, consultant and urban planner who has won awards for the design of private and public buildings and the master plans of new communities and neighborhoods in Cuba.  Recently he led a team of Cuban architects in devising a Master Plan for 21st Century Havana aimed at preserving the city's urban legacy, while remaining true to its people and encouraging future development. Pérez Hernández received his degree from the School of Architecture of Havana in 1982. He served as city architect of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba for 12 years. From 2001-02 he was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He has published widely, including the recent book, Inside Cuba (Taschen Books, 2006).

Visitor Parking: Central Campus Garage (below Severance Hall, entrance on East Boulevard).
Information:   (216) 368-8961   


Case Western Reserve University
11130 Bellflower Road Clark Hall, Room 206
Cleveland, OH
United States
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