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Grafton Architects Design New Campus UTEC University, Lima, Peru

Published: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Grafton Architects have just been announced the winners of an International Architectural Competition for a new University Campus of Engineering and Technology, UTEC, in Lima, Peru. In the two-stage Competition, four Peruvian practices and Grafton Architects reached the final five.

The objective of the competition was to design a new University campus, which forms part of the educational group TECSUP, founded by Luis Hochschild Plaut in 1984. The new campus is situated in the district of Barranco in the city of Lima. The site overlooks a prime motorway in the city. The building consists of 30,000m2 with laboratories, teaching facilities and a cultural centre .The winning project is conceived as a man-made cliff overlooking the motorway, with a series of cascading gardens overlooking the adjacent residential zone.

 

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