The team behind the Cipriani Ocean Resort & Club Residences in Punta del Este is composed of visionary experts in their respective fields, including Giuseppe Cipriani, known for his sophisticated subtlety, Rafael Viñoly, internationally recognized architect for his unique architectural projects, Hassen Balut, minimalist and timeless designer, and Alejandro Perazzo, owner of the franchise of Sotheby's International Realty for Uruguay. Together, they are working to create an exclusive and luxurious place in the stunning location of Punta del Este.

Giuseppe Cipriani

With a reputation that precedes him, Giuseppe is the visionary creator of a subtle sophistication that has reached unexpected people and places. Expert at capturing the essence of Italian values, Cipriani is synonymous with elegance, warmth, well-being and quality. The perfect combination of beaches and countryside was a natural attraction for Giuseppe, whose grandfather made his name by establishing a unique concept that has travelled the world.

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Rafael Viñoly

Rafael Viñoly. Montevideo 1944-2023. In 1978, he and his family moved to the United States and in 1983 he founded Rafael Viñoly Architects in New York. Since then he has become internationally known for his architectural projects around the world. The firm maintains its headquarters in New York City with offices in London, Abu Dhabi, Palo Alto, Chicago and Buenos Aires. Rafael Viñoly is known for pushing common notions of architecture to the common notions of architecture to the limit. His tireless for complex and inspiring projects is the driving force that will define the face of the Cipriani Ocean Resort & Club Residences, a new privileged spot in the captivating landscape of Punta del Este.

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Hassen Balut

Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, HASSEN creates minimal, absolute, and timeless architecture, interiors, and furniture. With simple lines, innovative design and classic inspirations, their projects uncover the dialogue between shape and material and reveal the poetry in the relationship between scale, light, and space. Guided by the principle that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, the studio combines noble materials, purity of lines, and hyper-detailed architectural references with everyday functionality. HASSEN makes limited-edition pieces for select clients across Latin America and around the world. Blending past and present in a highly personal style, each piece of furniture is imbued with a timeless feel while paying homage to twentieth century masterworks. Beautiful lacquers and fabrics, impeccable quality, and refined details are the hallmarks of this eclectic collection that defines the new classics.


Alejandro Perazzo

Alejandro Perazzo is the owner of Sotheby's International Realty franchise for Uruguay, a leading firm in luxury real estate. With almost three decades of experience in the industry, Alejandro has built an impeccable track record in advising and selling high-end properties. His company has become one of the most recognized in Punta del Este, thanks to the trust of investors who have chosen Uruguay as their destination and relied on Alejandro's expertise to guide them through the real estate market.