International Consultant at Caesar Studio|Architects and Planners.
Julio Cesar Perez is a practicing Architect, Urban planner and Urban Designer, Professor and Author of the books ‘Inside Havana’ (2011) and ‘Inside Cuba’, published by Taschen, and also of ‘A Master Plan for XXI Century Havana’, a comprehensive urban plan for the future development of the capital of Cuba that aspires to the preservation of the heritage and to the creation of new urban and economic values, registered at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.
He became the only Cuban Loeb Fellow in history at the Harvard University Graduate School during 2001-2002 in Advanced Urban and Environmental Studies and he received his Architecture Degree from the School of Architecture of Havana, Cuba, in 1982, where he was an Adjunct Professor from 1998 to 2006.
He was most recently a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame and selected the 2012-2013 Wilbur Marvin Visiting Scholar at Harvard University where he developed and presented the theoretical framework for the New Universal Urban Paradigm as part of his post-doctoral studies. As a practicing architect and urban planner his work includes the design and building of private homes and public buildings, historic preservation and the master planning of new communities and neighborhoods that have got him several awards.