LUIS CERCÓS (Madrid, España, 1965)
I am an specialist conservation architect and engineer specialized in heritage buildings, project management and material analysis. With over 24 years of experience in the field, I am specialized in the alteration and adaptation of heritage buildings using both historic and modern technology.
I am writer and college professor on the theory, history, practice and philosophy of intervention in historic buildings and places.
I have designed, managed, supervised, and/or executed more than three hundred interventions in the architectural heritage or on cultural assets. Among them: Palacio de la Música (2008-2011, Madrid, Spain); Monastery of Yuso, (UNESCO World Heritage Site, 2007-2011, Spain) and the future headquarters of the National Monuments Council of Chilean Government (Pereira Palace, 2012-2015, Santiago, Chile).
Working experience with Latin American countries (Cuba, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay). Speak/read/write fluently in Spanish (native from Spain, Europe) and avanced level of Portugues (I live in Brazil). Read in French, Italian, Catalan and Galician. Upper intermediate level of English.
Work and residence documents granted in Spain (DNI 11.794.014-M); European Union (Passport Number PAA578258), Chile (RUT Number 24.296.625-2), Argentina (DNI 94.969.147; CUIT 20-94.969.147-1); and Brazil (RNE G163045-E; CPF 063.221.967-07; Carteira de Trabalho e Previdência Social 144.97299.25-9).
Right to work in European Union countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom); Chile and Southern Common Market countries (MERCOSUR full members: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela); MERCOSUR associated countries (Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Suriname); and New Zealand and Mexico (observer countries of MERCOSUR). In accordance with the Chile-United States Free Trade Agreement, I am able to work for American companies.