Javier Corvalán

Javier Corvalán is the founder of the Asunción-based architectural practice Javier Corvalán+Laboratorio de Arquitectura. Graduated in 1987 at the Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, he specialized at the Università La Sapienza in Rome. He currently teaches at the Faculty of Sciences and Technologies of Universidad Centroamericana and at the Faculty of Architecture of Universidad Nacional de Asunción. He has been Visiting Professor in several architecture faculties, such as IUAV in Venice. Among his major project: the Hamaca House (Asunción, Paraguay 2009), the experimental house Caja Oscura (Asunción, Paraguay 2012) and the golf facility Driving Público (Luque, Paraguay 2013). He has been finalist of the Bienal Iberoamericana (BIAU) in 2002 and 2004. In 2014, he has presented his work at the Triennale di Milano and Biennale di Venezia. In 2018, he will take part in the 16th Biennale di Architettura di Venezia, with a project for the Vatican Pavilion.

 

Selected bibliography

 

Favilli, Giacomo. "Punto di svolta. Tipping point". Domus 968 (2013): 38-45.