• A Guide to Modern Architecture in Lima, Peru: 16 Projects to Visit

    5 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Lima Civic Centre (1966-1970). Image © Nicolás Valencia
    As tends to occur in various Latin American capitals, the historical center of Lima -also known as Cercado de Lima- faces simultaneous processes of deterioration, conservation and transformation. Wandering through its streets, its neo-colonial and republican architecture mixes with some major architectural projects which came about during Peru's modernist movement: "golden age" of public architecture during the mid 20th century. In 1947, the invasion of Agrupación Espacio , the remodeling Lima's Plaza de Armas and the widening of...
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