Javier González-Campaña joined Balmori Associates in 1998 and has had responsibility for managing projects including: Yale Engineering Research Building and Farmington Canal Greenway in New Haven, CT; the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth, TX; Campa de los Ingleses park and the central plaza of Abandoibarra in Bilbao, Spain; the Headquarters for VIOL in São Paulo, Brazil; Beale Street Landing Park in Memphis, TN; and Torre Sevillana in Sevilla, Spain. Javier is also responsible for the plant reviews and elaboration of planting guidelines for multiple projects in the office.
In May 2001, Javier received a research grant from the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology to study and compare the architectural, economic and natural aspects of the High Line in New York City with the Promenade Plantée in Paris. In the summer of 2003 he was an intern in the City Hall of Paris where he had the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams on Parisians projects such as “La Petit Ceinture”, the Tramway and “Paris Plage”.
Javier holds a Master of Science in Urban Ecology from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (2003) and a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the School of Forest and Agricultural Science at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, in Argentina.