José Antonio Junca
Civil Engineer at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). Phd in Civil Engineering in 1988 for his doctoral thesis "History and Aesthetics of the tunnels", directed by Dr. José Antonio Fernández Ordóñez, with the qualification Apto Cum Laude. In January 2014 reenters the General State Administration for the Ministry of Development, currently serving in the Department of Architecture, Housing and Land. CEO at SOCYTEC, pioneer in Spain in projects, plans and audits on accessibility.
Since 2008 is Member of Technical Committee of Building the Institute of Engineering of Spain, representing the Association of Civil Engineers, and he is currently Secretary of the Committee. He is a member of the Working Group AEN / CTN41 / SC7 / GT1 in AENOR.
Among the most outstanding works on accessibility may be mentioned the following:
- "Technical feasibility study for improving the accessibility of the existing network of Barcelona underground" (1988) Client: Generalitat de Catalunya. For this work he got the INSERSO 1991 Accessibility Award.
- Author of the accessibility study for Prado Museum (2001), commissioned by the Royal Board of the Prado Museum.
- Author of the Accessibility Plans in several Spanish cities, highlighting the San Cristobal de La Laguna, Logroño and the Association of Municipalities Tajo - Salor. For the last one he won the Accessibility Award Municipalities of the ACS Foundation (now called Awards Reina Letizia ).
- Author of the "Regional Strategy Accessibility of Castile and Leon" (2003).
- Director of the course: Accessibility Heritage, organized by the Directorate General of Heritage.
- Accessibility Advisor of the Royal Board on Disability, being a member for several years of the Jury of the Reina Sofía Accessibility Awards Municipalities.