Alejando Paz’s Corallo House in Guatemala is the meeting point of rough surfaces with wide glass windows and the forest. A contemporary residencial house in Gamboa seems to breath the tropical steam of Panama. A small rural school in Costa Rica is the first work by Renzo Piano in Latin America. His foundation is working on the best method to teach architecture by means of reality. The 8th BAVIC, the biennal of visual arts in Central America in recounted in an extensive report.