// Lucas Clariá - Managing Director


Lucas Clariá
Managing Director

Lucas Clariá is a Licensed Architect, graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) and earned a certificate in Real Estate Development at the New York University.

He is the first LEED AP in Argentina, and co-founder of the Argentina Green Building Council (AGBC).

He has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of Real Estate, Project & Construction Management.

From 1997 to 2000 he worked as a design architect for the architectural firm Bischof-Egoscue-Vidal where he participated in architectural design tenders for the city of Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Chubut, Córdoba, Río Negro and La Pampa (1st prize award).

From 2000 to 2001 he worked as a consultant for the Environmental Secretary of the City of Buenos Aires.

From 2002 to 2006 he managed his own Architectural firm, mainly oriented to deliver residential projects in Buenos Aires. During his time at the firm, more than 50 residential projects were successfully delivered.

Between 2007 and 2012 he worked as Business Development Manager for Lendlease Latin America at their headquarters based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In 2013 he relocated to New York to take on the role of Regional Sustainability Director for Lendlease Americas, Development & Construction Business Units. In 2016 he returned to Buenos Aires to join Sposito & Asociados as Managing Director.

Throughout his career he has participated in more than 200 projects in Latin America and the US, in different roles and capacities.

Among the highlighted projects abroad: Clippership Wharf, Boston, MA, Riverline, Chicago IL, Lake Shore East, Chicago IL, 281 5th Ave, New York, NY, Winthrop Square, Boston MA, HSBC Branches program, México, HSBC Headquarters, Mexico, Universidad de Monterrey, Centro Roberto Garza Sada, Mexico, Hotel Libertador Paracas, Peru.

In Argentina: Repsol YPF headquarters, Puerto Madero, SC Johnson & Son headquarters, San Isidro, Buenos Aires, HSBC Headquarters, Buenos Aires, SC Johnson & Son Industrial Plant, Pilar, Universidad di Tella, Merck Laboratories.

In the academic field, he has been head teacher at Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), and guest teacher at Universidad de San Andrés, Universidad Austral-Politécnica de Madrid, Universidad Di Tella and Colegio Profesional de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (Professional Council of Architecture and Urbanism, CPAU). He is also head teacher at Real Estate Business School (EN Real Estate) on the Post-graduate Certificate Program, Real Estate Development & Construction Management. He has spoken at various congresses and seminars related to Real Estate, Construction Management Sustainability and other topics.

He was a member of the Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación (Argentine Institute for Normalization and Certification, IRAM) committee for the drafting of the IRAM 15392 standard and IRAM committee for the drafting of the IRAM 21929-1 standard. He is also a member of the executive committee of the AGBC.