Juan F. Junca is a Student Fellow in the Urban Expansion program at the NYU Marron Institute and a graduate student at NYU pursuing a Master of Urban Planning at NYU Wagner. His main interest is in strategic planning, innovative practices in cities and placemaking. He is also a consultant at the Bjarke Ingels Group in NYC, where he focuses on Metropolitan planning and space planning in Latin America.
Juan has served as the project director in Colombia at Geografía Urbana on a variety of urban development initiatives, regional and metropolitan master plans, competitiveness studies, and design strategies for a multi-disciplinary urban development.
His work has appeared in expositions such as “Uneven Growth” at the New York MoMA as a part of Cohabitation Strategies housing proposal for NYC, the Swiss Economic Development mission in Colombian with ETH University and SECO Agency, and the IDB cities lab 2018 edition in Santiago de Chile.
Mr. Junca holds a Bachelors's degree in Urban Management and Development from the Universidad del Rosario in Colombia.