Jean Pierre Crousse

Jean Pierre Crousse

Charles Gwathmey Professor in Practice

Jean Pierre Crousse was formed as an architect in Lima and Milan. He obtained a Master’s degree in Landscape at the UDP, Chile. He is currently the Director of the Master Program in Architecture at the PUCP, Lima. His academic experience includes teaching at the Paris-Belleville School of Architecture (1999-2006), a 17-year tenure as Associate Professor at the PUCP (2006-present), and visiting professor as Design Critic at Harvard GSD (2015 and 2022), at Yale School of Architecture (2019 and 2021) and at University of Virginia UVA (2020). He is a foreign member of the French Académie d’Architecture.

Jean Pierre co-founded Barclay & Crousse Architecture in Paris, in 1994, established in Lima since 2006. The practice has been awarded the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize 2018, the Oscar Niemeyer Prize 2016, the Peruvian National Prize of Architecture in 2014 and 2018, and the Latin America Prize 2013, given by the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA), among other international prizes. Their work has been published worldwide and was part of the main exhibition at the 16th Venice Biennale, 2018. Sandra and Jean Pierre were curators of the Peruvian Pavilion at the 15th Venice Biennale, 2016, which obtained the Jury’s Special Mention.

Universidad Ricardo Palma
Politécnico di Milano
Universidad Diego Portales, Chile


Fall 2023
Weaving Memories, Building Meanings: Finding A New Sacred For Heritage Sites
Sandra Barclay, Jean Pierre Crousse, Can Vu Bui
Spring 2021
Advanced Design Studio
Sandra Barclay, Jean Pierre Crousse, Can Vu Bui
Spring 2019
Advanced Design Studio
Sandra Barclay, Jean Pierre Crousse, Andrew Benner