CREAM is a multidisciplinary architecture and design team. CREAM is a highly efficient and organized firm with a strong ability for problem solving through the creative process of design. In CREAM we believe that a great design is the result of collaborative work combined with passionate, innovative, sensitive values that transforms a place or object into a unique solution that responds to human needs.
CREAM offers a strong commitment to design excellence based on the client’s necessities and requirements. The office is committed to all phases of the design processes from schematic development, project to construction and management.
We are an award-winning design firm. Featured in MoMA, New York City, at the Architecture and Design Gallery as part of a global young design talents of 2013 exhibition.
CREAM have been invited as speakers in different events. The office have been speakers in the Light Middle East 2019, the Professional Lighting Design and Architecture Forum celebrated in Dubai World Trade Centre (UAE), in ACMA-Master di Paesaggio (Milano), in BAU Congress China 2015 (Beijing), in the International Bauhaus Solar Congress Germany (Erfurt), in Rebuild Expo 2020 (Barcelona) and in the seminar Variomatic specialized in Urban design held by the Municipality of Eindhoven 2020.
CREAM often lectures at universities and educational organizations and conferences in different congress. The office has thaught and lectured at Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Universidad Austral de Chile – Observatorio Sur (Chile), Breda University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands), Universitat Internacional de Catalunya UIC (Barcelona), UPC-Etsav (Sant Cugat, Barcelona) and schools of design. Cream were Junior Teachers in the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC-Etsav (Barcelona).
CREAM have received international and national awards and prizes. The office received the first prize from the Young Architects Association AJAC-COAC (Associació Joves Arquitectes – Col·legi Oficial d’Arquitectes de Catalunya) in the category of Urbanism and Landscape. They were also selected and exhibited as part of the Cut’n’Paste Exhibition in the MoMA (New York) at the Architecture and Design Gallery as part of a global young design talents. In 2019 CREAM won the First Prize in LIT Awards in Street Lighting category (USA), were shortlisted for the [d]arc Awards in Best Landscape Lighting Scheme category (London) and received two First Prizes for the ‘Ready Steady Light Competition’ (best concept’ and ‘best technical solution’) in the Light Middle East (Dubai). In 2020 CREAM had received the prestigious award for Hispania Nostra in the category of heritage and landscape project.
The firm is lead by Elisa Battilani and Angel Cerezo Cerezo since 10 years ago, with 15 years of professional experience.
ELISA BATTILANI is an Architect graduated in Architecture of the Construction at Polytechnic of Turin (MSc). Also she was educated at Eindhoven University of Technology TU/e. She followed courses in construction sustainability and adaptation to climatic change at the University of Geneva.
After graduation she has been working at the office of Lipparini Architetti Associati (Modena) and at Container Studio Design (Modena).
After her experiences in Italy, she focused on projects developing floating architecture projects and Interior Design abroad for Waterstudio.nl (Delft, The Netherlands), where she specialized in the design related to living, working and recreation on water.
ANGEL CEREZO is an architect graduated with honours at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya ETSAV-Barcelona (MSc) and a Buildings Engineer at Universitat de Girona. He was also educated in the Eindhoven University of Technology TU/e. His Master’s thesis project had been recognized with three awards and national prizes (Premio PFC Fundación Once), international (Saie Selection Projects Award Bologna and Finalist Next Landmark Venice) and selected for the Spanish Architecture & Urbanism Biennale XII 2013 and the Landscape Biennale of Barcelona 2012. During his studies he worked with important Spanish firms as Blanca Lleó Arquitectura (collaboration with MVRDV projects in Sanchinarro, Madrid) and b720-Fermin Vázquez (Barcelona). Professionally he matured in the Netherlands. During the period of studies in TU/e he had been working for the Municipality of Eindhoven. After graduation he was part of KCAP-Kees Christiaanse Architects and Planners (Rotterdam), CePeZed Architecten (Delft) and Juurlink en Geluk Landscape Architects (Rotterdam) developing urban design commissions and projects abroad, specially in Sweden, Russia, China, Belgium and the Netherlands.
We produce architecture. Innovation and evolution is a must.
We work without a stylistic dogma.
We design solutions for people.
We are a creative and technical design office.
We base our process and sensitivity to local conditions and ecology.
We are specialized in full development of architectural, interior, urban design and landscape projects.
We create sustainable and added value in our projects, buildings and environments.
We face each project with maximum enthusiasm and dedication.
We work across multiple design disciplines.
We build sustainable projects and only energy-efficient houses (Class A) and if possible, null.
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