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The colonial civilization was constructed on the ruins of the indigenous towns, whereas the situation of the art in the Iberian Peninsula is looking for new forms. The examples of the gothic architecture in Latin America are rare, and to show the result of the influences of the Renaissance of century XVI. In Mexico, the fortified churches are the type of ship and polygonal vaults or barrel, and sub-main ones. The courts are " chapels of indios." Revitalisation settles down in the colonial facade of end of century XVI. Produced in Mexico, influenced by the Arab examples Toledo. The more important architecture barroca colonial in the Iberian Peninsula, and is essentially decorative. Mexico and Peru are both main centers of baroque the Hispanic.

Baroque Mexican to handle to materials like the stone in different colors and ebullient policromado plaster to create temples, as much inside as outside. The cupola becomes important, and is constructed in the part superior of a drum. The colonial facade of century XVII, convents and monasteries, constructed under the Hispanics, the ship and in parallel to the front part of the street. In Peru, the colonial facade differs between the regions, the $andes and the coast, and also for the materials and the climate. The light materials are used as the adobe brick. Vaults and cupolas are done of straw. This, in the coast. But in the Andean region, the stone is used.

Also he is decorative. Colonial, neoclassic facade is a school that is firmly ingrained in Latin America. The neon-classic one, a return to the classic models and the greco-romana one. Colonial facades