Patricia Gimenez Franco - Architect & Urban Planner PY

Architect, Urban Planner, and Director in Asunción, Paraguay

Patricia Gimenez Franco - Architect & Urban Planner PY

Architect, Urban Planner, and Director in Asunción, Paraguay

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Architect & Urban Planner. Holds Master degree in EURMed - Urban Studies in Mediterranean Regions in Spain and Portugal (EEMC 2007-2009). Passionate about cities, urban sustainability, designing for people. Worries me the kind of places we design (sustainable urban design and infrastructure solutions).

Over the years, I’ve learned to build new knowledge as well as to gain experience that highlights and defines my profile, which is shown in the ability acquired, the new challenges in different moments and geographical situations; adapting to the environment, countries mobility, contribution of new ideas.

Before my Master's Degree, I had worked as an Independent Architect, in several design projects, architectural competitions, 3Dmax designs and electronic motion models. Furthermore, in many occasions, at the EU Delegation to Paraguay, for projects such as designing and developing security projects, draft security, and performing surveys to search for offices and housing.

During my Master, I worked as Planner for Eddea Iddip (Spain), and later for Norberto Odebrecht (Brazilian company). Afterwards, for the EEAS - EU Delegation to Paraguay by performing architect jobs, management, coordination, real estate, architectural and photographic survey, market research for accommodation and office property. In 2014, worked a house’s reform, designing spaces for corporate offices for the Company Maker S.A. In August 2014, I won the contest Merit Senior Architect Urban Planner for Technical Planning Agency of the Presidency of the Republic of Paraguay, mainly designing the Integral Urban Development Plan.

Currently work as Architect & Urban Planning Director at National Secretariat of the Housing & Habitat of the Presidency of the Republic of Paraguay.

Specialties/Research: Urban Planning & Land Management, Relationship of Rivers & Cities, Rehabilitation of Architecture and Urban Centers. Skills: Proactive, strong research capacity, quality and teamwork performance.

  • Work
    • Architect & Urban Planner
  • Education
    • Art, Architecture University