The San Juan María Vianney Church was among the winning projects at the XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial

The XI Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Design Biennial was celebrated in Asunción Paraguay, October 5-11, 2019. Twenty-two countries participated from Mexico to Chile within the American continent, as well as Portugal and Spain. In the category of built work 997 works were presented from Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, España, México, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Perú, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.

210 projects were pre-selected, including 4 projects in Veenezuela: Casa Guaparo, NMC Nómadas; Casa Núcleo, AGA estudio; Experimento Tropical, Casa LP- Sánchez Taffur Arquitectos; Iglesia San Juan María Vianny Media Legua, Elisa Silva, Enlace Arquitectura.

The biennial´s jury was presided by Gloria Cabral and Solano Benítez (Asunción), and included Gabriela Carrillo and Mauricio Rocha (Mexico City), Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse (Lima), Josep Ferrando (Barcelona), Carlos Quintáns (La Coruña), Nicolás Campodónico (Rosario), Carla Juaçaba (Rio de Janeiro), Javier Corvalán (Asunción), and the XI BIAU biennial´s organizers Ana Román and Arturo Franco. 

They selected 32 works including the San Juan María Vianney Church and the final jury deliberation centered on 17 winning projects, where the church was definitively selected as one of the XI BIAU winning projects.

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