Map of the Day: Cusco/Cuzco Peru

Today my “Form of the City” class was picking and looking at maps. I picked a map of Cusco that (1572, Braun and Hogenberg, Civitates Orbis Terrarum, map I-58) that seemed relevant to a lot of what I am interested in. I’ve been to Cuzco and was fascinated with the juxtaposition between Incan/Andean architecture and Spanish Imperialized architecture. Most importantly perhaps the mesh between the two: the physical intersections were quite poignant actually. I enjoyed looking at this map and I hope you do too.

Published by ellakotsen

student at Bryn Mawr College

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