Once a town located south of Lima and accessed by train or tram, Barranco is now a bohemian district, full of old houses where you can find restaurants, pubs and art galleries.

All 3D models have been made to be seen using Google Earth. Download this freeware software here ( ) and take a trip through the streets of Barranco and view its most distinctive buildings.

This is an independent project. No person or organization has supported or sponsored its creation, and it is intended to focus attention of institutions and authorities to preserve the monumental architecture of the district, that currently are very neglected and damaged.

This project won the 2010 Google "Model Your Town" competition.

domingo, 2 de mayo de 2010

17.- Press & Society Institute - Sabor y Tradición Restaurant.

The voting period is over, therefore I would like to comment on this model, that didn’t got in time to be included in the Model Your Town Competition.

The Enrique Coloma and Domeyer streets in Barranco, Lima- Peru, has some beautiful and well preserved old houses. In two of them operates the The Press & Society Institute (Instituto Prensa y Sociedad) and the Sabor & Tradición Restaurant.

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