PUCP SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE LIBRARY

PUCP SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE LIBRARY

PUCP SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE LIBRARY Districit of San Miguel, Lima, Peru The library building on the PUCP campus was designed by Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos and completed in 2014. Jorge Luis Borges also called it “The Library of Babel” and said:“…perhaps old age and fear fool me, but I suspect that the human spe- cies…

THE WESTIN

THE WESTIN

THE WESTIN District of San Isidro, Lima, Peru The Westin is a high-end hotel and convention center in Peru’s capital city Lima. The hotel has 301 rooms and was until 2011 Peru’s tallest building. It was designed by Peruvian architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia and completed in 2011. It provides an undisturbed view on the Pacific Ocean.…

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS UTEC

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS UTEC

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS UTEC District of Barranco, Lima, Peru The project was directly commissioned by UTEC (Universidad de Inge- niería & Tecnologia) and completed in 2015 by SHELL Architects under the wings of Grafton Architects.As the campus is located close to the cliffs leading down to the Pacific Ocean it was also the beginning of conceptualization…

LUM PLACE OF MEMORY, TOLERANCE & SOCIAL INCLUSION

LUM PLACE OF MEMORY, TOLERANCE & SOCIAL INCLUSION

LUM PLACE OF MEMORY, TOLERANCE & SOCIAL INCLUSION District of Miraflores, Lima, Peru Peruvians themselves don’t have much violence in their nation’s history except for the 1980s and 90s in which terrorists and corrupt politicians shed the blood of thousands in the name of justice. LUM is a place that attempts to revisit this dark…