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.

viernes, 17 de septiembre de 2010

New Tang Dynasty Television - NTD.

A Google team arrived on August 10th to Peru, from the United States, to reward the Peruvian lawyer, Jorge De Albertis, winner of the international "Model your Town Competition" 2010, who used SketchUp as a tool to model the District of Barranco in 3D.
According to the contest, the winner must choose a school to which Google would donate $ 10,000. The prize was awarded to "Reino de España" public school in Barranco, who received the representatives of Google and De Albertis with a warm celebration.

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