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2020 Havana International Study Tour

An introduction to the history, architecture, and urbanism of Havana with Professor Julio Cesar Perez Hernandez from 8-10 March

This tour takes place from 8-10 March and will focus on the History, Architecture and Urbanism of Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a Charrette to look at a 100 year plan for Havana based on Classical Planning Principles.

The expert guide will be Professor Julio Cesar Perez Hernandez, who is currently Associate Professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame, has lectured widely about Cuban Architecture and Urbanism in the most prestigious institutions in the US, Canada and Europe, and has been a guest speaker at many international conferences. He is the only Cuban Loeb Fellow in history at Harvard University where he was selected the 20012-Wilbur Marvin Visiting Scholar. Professor Perez Hernandez was Adjunct Professor at the School of Architecture in Havana from 1998 to 2006 and is the author of two major books “Inside Cuba” (2006) and “Inside Havana” (2011) and drafted “A Master Plan for 21st Century Havana”, a comprehensive urban project for the future development of Havana.

The author of numerous articles published by professional journals. His next two books on Cuban architecture and urban design will be published in 2019 by Trinity University Press, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Julio Cesar Perez has led the annual Havana International Charrette on Urban Planning and Urban Design since 2007 and has led numerous International Study Tours for international institutions and VIPs along the past 20 years. Professor Perez Hernandez is also the founding principal and Creative Director of Caesar Studio|Architects & Planners, a successful international practice ranging from architecture to urban planning and design with a focus on excellence with projects in the United States, Cuba, Spain, and Panama.

The cost of the registration fees for the International Study Tour is $1,250.00 USD per participant or its equivalent in other currencies.

A Non-Refundable Deposit of $1,000.00 is required.

This is a separate fee from the Charrette, which will take place on the 11-13 March 2020.

For registration, please, contact Professor Julio Cesar Perez Hernandez at: