Enrique Ciriani

Enrique Ciriani

Enrique Ciriani

Architect from the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, he was trained in Civil Engineering and Urban Planning. He worked at the Ministry of Public Works and the Housing Institute. He then designed houses, buildings and several popular housing complexes and public facilities. At the end of 1964, he went to France where he became a professor. During his 34 years of teaching, Ciriani trained several generations of French architects and his workshops welcomed students from all over the world. Most of his work has been developed in Peru and France, through popular housing designs; he has also designed social facilities, buildings and museums. His work has been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions in cities such as London, New York, Tokyo, Vienna, among others. Ciriani has received the French Grand Prix National d’Architecture, the French Silver Squadron, the National Golden Palm of French Housing, the Golden Hexagon of the College of Architects of Peru, and the Arnold Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.