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Francisco J. Serrano y Alvarez de la Rosa (March 12, 1900 in Mexico City – December 3, 1982 in Mexico City) was a Mexican civil engineer and architect.

Francisco J. Serrano
Born (1900-03-12)March 12, 1900
Mexico City
Died December 3, 1982(1982-12-03) (aged 82)
Mexico City
Nationality Mexican
Alma mater Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Occupation Architect

Serrano studied civil engineering and afterwards architecture at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), where later taught as professor of civil engineering and architecture, and researched influences of climatic phenomenons on architecture. His son J. Francisco Serrano Cacho became also a notable architect.[1]

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WorksEdit

 
Edificio Basurto
 
Pasaje Comercial along Avenida Presidente Masaryk in the Polanquito district of Polanco, built in 1938 in Colonial Californiano style
 
Edificio Centro Olímpico (now Aeroméxico headquarters)
 
Nameplate at Edificio Centro Olímpico (now Aeroméxico headquarters)

Buildings in Colonia Hipódromo, Condesa, Mexico CityEdit

  • Edificio Basurto (1942-1945),[2]
  • Edificio México (1932)[2]
  • Laredo 5 (1933)[2]
  • Laredo 22 (1942, 1971, 1985)[2]
  • Nuevo León 68 (1952)[2]
  • Cine Auditorio Plaza (with Fernando Pineda), (corner of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and Juan Escutia)[2]
  • Edificio Confort[2]
  • Edificio ACRO (1937), corner of Insurgentes and Quintana Roo[2]
  • Edificio Insurgentes or Glorieta (1938), corner of Insurgentes and Chilpancingo[2]
  • Chilpancingo 39[2]
  • Edificio "Casas Jardínes" (1928-1930), Amsterdam 285 corner of Sonora[2]

Other buildingsEdit

 
Faculty of Engineering (UNAM) at the Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM "University City"), Mexico City (collaboration with Fernando Pineda and Luis MacGregor Krieger), 1953

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