Witnessing the In-visibility of Inca Architecture in Colonial Peru

  title={Witnessing the In-visibility of Inca Architecture in Colonial Peru},
  author={Stella Elise Nair},
  journal={Buildings \& Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum},
  pages={50 - 65}
  • S. Nair
  • Published 21 December 2007
  • History
  • Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum
chinchero, Peru, january 9, 1999 I had awoken that morning full of excitement and anticipation. As I ate breakfast with Simeona and her children in the warm adobe kitchen, I could not wait to begin that day’s work. The day before I had spotted in the distance what appeared to be a beautiful Inca wall. As I had found very little surviving Inca architecture in this portion of the town, I was thrilled. The wall could be a critical piece of the puzzle, help me to reconstruct what the Inca royal… 

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