A Room for Archaeologists and Kids, Pachacámac
ETH Zürich  PUCP 
A Room for Archaeologists and Kids, Pachacámac

A Room for Archaeologists and Kids, Pachacámac

ETH Zürich  PUCP 

Architecture students from Zurich and Lima worked together in raising this workspace at the archaeological site of Pachacámac, located in the valley of the Lurín River, 50 kilometers from the Peruvian capital. The architects Guillaume Othenin-Girard and Vincent Juillerat headed a team of 45 students of Studio Tom Emerson at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) and Taller 5 at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP).

Built in three weeks, the so-called ‘Room for Archaeologists and Kids’ presents a roof made of white polyester, a prefabricated structure of tornillo hardwood, panels of bambo cane, and a floor of adobe bricks compacted together with earthen joints.

The open rectangular construction – 37 meters long, 16.3 wide, 3.6 tall – delimits a central sandy courtyard with its canopied galleries... [+]

A Room for Archaeologists and Kids

Autores Authors

Studio Tom Emerson (ETZ Zurich), Taller 5 (PUCP Lima)

Líderes del proyecto Project Leaders

Guillaume Othenin-Girard (ETHZ), Vincent Juillerat (PUCP)

Equipo de Studio Tom Emerson (ETZ Zurich) Team Studio Tom Emerson (ETH Zurich)

Prof. Tom Emerson, Boris Gusic, Christoph Junk, Larissa Müllner, Guillaume Othenin-Girard, Amy Perkins, Philip Shelley, Nemanja Zimonjic

Equipo de Taller 5 (PUCP Lima) Team Taller 5 (PUCP Lima)

Vincent Juillerat, Renato Manrique

Estudiantes del Departamento de Arquitectura de ETH Zúrich Students of the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich

Turi Colque, Lucio Crignola, Gabriel Fiette, Shen He, Severin Jann, Jens Knöpfel, Tamino Kuny, Sara Lazarevic, Stefan Liniger, Juliette Martin, David Moser, Géraldine Recker, Ellen Reinhard, Sara Sherif

Estudiantes de la Facultad de Arquitectura de PUCP Lima Students of the Faculty of Architecture, PUCP Lima

Keicko Aliaga, Gianmario Alva, Maria Andia, Ximena Arevalo, Valeria Armijo, Andrea Avendaño, Sebastian Blas, Daniela Cahuana, Martin Cevallos, Luis Miguel Enriquez, Diana Farje, Rosa Grados, Paola Medina, Arturo Meza, Andrea Montani, Nicolle Murrugarra, Valeria Namuche, Brigith Nuñez, Sebastian Ortiz de Zevallos, Milagros Ramos, Erika Ramos, Anahy Rimachi, Diego Rojas, Brenda Salcedo, Andrea Tezen, Angie Tipe, Carla Zegarra

Equipo del Museo de Pachacámac Museum of Pachacámac Team

Dr. Denise Pozzi-Escot (director director), Rommel Ángeles, Janet Oshiro Rivero, Carmen Rosa Uceda Brignole, Rocio Villar Astigueta

Ingeniería Engineering

Andrea Biancardi, Chair of Structural Design, D-ARCH, ETH Zurich

Expertos de construcción con madera Timber Construction Experts

Jonatan Egli, Francisco Otero Berta

Fotos Photos

Philip Shelley, Géraldine Recker