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  7. PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos

PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos

  • 00:00 - 18 February, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos
PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos, © Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

© Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Av. Universitaria 1801, Lima, Peru
  • Project Architects

    Patricia Llosa Bueno, Rodolfo Cortegana Morgan
  • Collaborators

    Andrea Silva Canessa, Angelica Piazza
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

"...perhaps old age and fear fool me, but I suspect that the human species - the only one - is about to be extinguished and that the library will endure; illuminated, solitary, infinite, perfectly motionless, equipped with precious volumes, useless, incorruptible, secret."

The Library of Babel
Jorge Luis Borges

© Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

The project investigates the possibilities of generating a public space on the top of the central lane of the university, from the implementation of a figure, the space is inserted inside and is related through its privacy.

© Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi
Master Plan
Master Plan
© Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

Its materiality reflects the nature of the square, its exogenous conditions, its mass is perforated so that it constructs views and controls sunlight. Thus, the architecture allows us to be linked and affected by its presence.

© Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi
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© Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi
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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos" [Biblioteca de Ciencias, Ingenieria y Arquitectura PUCP / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos] 18 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/599212/pucp-science-engineering-and-architecture-library-llosa-cortegana-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884
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