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Place of Remembrance, Lima, Peru

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Building: Place of Remembrance
Location: Lima, Peru
Architects: Barclay & Crousse
Structural Engineer: Ing. Raul Rios
Contractor: ALTESA
Project Year: 2013

AE Interests: In memory of Peru’s recent violent past during the 1980’s. Form integrated into surrounding landscape, floor made from materials of the cliffs, designed to protect from noise pollution by creating openings near cliff walls, envelope material is prefabricated reinforced concrete panels with cobbles. Rectilinear and angular form.

Coordinates: -12.110053, -77.053789

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Written by Cade Osborne

September 12, 2015 at 1:58 pm

Posted in Built

Miraflores-Barranco Pedestrian Bridge, Lima, Peru

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Building: Miraflores-Barranco Pedestrian Bridge
Location: Lima, Peru
Expected Completion Date: 2016
Architect: OOIIO Architecture

AE Interests: Design inspired by Peruvian piñatas, crystals, and ancient Incan jewelry.  Uses recycled wood. Multipurpose space for gathering or commuting. Angular form.

Coordinates: -12.135176, -77.022986

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Written by Cade Osborne

September 12, 2015 at 1:52 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

PUCP Engineering and Science Classroom Building, Lima, Peru

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Building: PUCP Engineering and Science Classroom Building
Location: Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru
Architects: Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos
Construction Team: Proyecta

Project Year: 2014

AE Interests: seismic isolation system, cast concrete walls, LEED Gold, post-tensioned slabs, rectilinear form

Coordinates: -12.072369, -77.080169

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Written by Cade Osborne

September 12, 2015 at 1:20 pm

Posted in Built

PUCP Science, Engineering, and Architecture Library, Lima, Peru

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Building: PUCP Science, Engineering, and Architecture Library
Location: Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru
Architects: Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos
Construction Team: Proyecta
Project Year: 2014

AE Interests: red pigmented concrete walls, large vertical spaces, rectilinear and angular form

Coordinates: -12.072100, -77.080265

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Written by Cade Osborne

September 12, 2015 at 1:19 pm

Posted in Built