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Sandra Barclay

Sandra Barclay, Principal, Barclay & Crousse Architecture, Peru.
Sandra Barclay, Principal, Barclay & Crousse Architecture, Peru.


Sandra Barclay is Principal of Barclay & Crousse Architecture, based in Lima, Peru.

She co-founded Barclay & Crousse Architecture with Jean Pierre Crousse in Paris in 1994. The firm has been based in Lima since 2006 and continues work in France with Parisian studio Atelier Nord-Sud.

Their current practice and research are focused on merging territory, landscape and architecture in a multiscale approach. The firm has received awards from XIV Buenos Aires Biennale, IV Ibero-American Biennale, the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA), and received the highest national award from the College of Architects of Peru, the Fernando Belaunde Terry Architect Award (Hexágono de Oro) in 2016 and 2018.

Barclay & Crousse Architecture was profiled in Barclay & Crousse: Señales de vida entre lo dos diesertos by Francesco Cacciatore, Fabrizio Foti (LetteraVentidue Edizioni, 2012), and their projects have been published worldwide and showcased at several exhibitions in Europe, South America and Asia.

Sandra Barclay studied architecture at Universidad Ricardo Palma (URP) in Lima and Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville (1993), France, and obtained a Master in Territory & Landscape from Universidad Diego Portales, Chile (2013).

She is also Associate Professor in Architecture at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2006-) and previously Assistant Professor of Project & Design at Ecole d’Architecture in Paris La Villette, France. She received a Fullbright Fellowship (2000) and was named Woman Architect of the Year (2018) by Architectural Review and The Architects’ Journal for her work on Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas.

Sandra Barclay will be a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2020.

Last Updated: July 12, 2019
Lima, Peru
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