Web magazine of LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections
Architecture Through the Lens
Faculty and students at LLILAS Benson train their cameras on Latin American architectural gems old and new. Here is a sample of images from Brazil and Mexico, with more to come.
Interior of the Cathedral of Brasília, designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, 1970. Stained glass by Marianne Peretti. Photo: Fernando Luiz Lara, UT School of Architecture.
Vault at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. Photo: Benjamín Ibarra Sevilla, UT School of Architecture. This vault is one of several in the region that were built in the sixteenth century by Mixtec stonemasons. Learn more here.
Catedral de Santiago, Saltillo, Mexico. Built in the 18th and 19th centuries, this cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful examples of baroque architecture in Mexico. Photo: Lizeth Elizondo.