Cuba Tour & International Charrette 200

24 February – 3 March 2007, La Habana, Cuba

The Cuban and Norwegian chapters of C.E.U. – Council for European Urbanism held a one week  tour of three Cuban cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Havana, Cienfuegos and Trinidad, from 24 February – 3 March 2007. The expert guide was Prof. Julio Cesar Perez, Faculty of Architecture, Havana. Prof. Perez has been a speaker at several INTBAU and C.E.U. conferences. He is a Loeb Fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Design 2001-2002 and has lectured widely in the US and Europe about Cuban architecture.

The tour was followed by a one week design workshop (charrette) in Old Havana and the neighbouring town of Casablanca, 4 – 10 March 2007, to develop ideas for the development of the waterfront sector of the Old Havana Harbor.

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