Javier Campos B.Arch, IA AIBC, LEED AP
Javier Campos earned his Architecture Degree from the University of British Columbia in 1996 after completing an undergraduate degree in Architectural History. Prior to joining forces with Michael Leckie in 2008 to create Campos Leckie Studio, Javier founded the Design Collective - whose modernist work was published nationally and internationally. During that time Javier was also a member of Acton Ostry Architects where, as lead designer, his projects were widely published and garnered numerous design awards. Along with Institutional and Commercial projects, Javier headed a widely published and multi-award winning accessible home project that earned accolades not only for aesthetics but also for its ability to seamlessly integrate the client’s specific program requirements for accessibility. His work adopted a green agenda early and includes projects that are off the grid as well as ones that incorporate waste management and a focus on indoor environmental quality. Javier has also been involved in the creation of Public Art projects and has won several competitions with Artist Elspeth Pratt in Vancouver. Their latest commission, completed in February 2010 for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, is entitled Sight Works and was part of the Richmond Olympic Oval Precinct. Javier participates as a thesis advisor and guest critic at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.
Michael Leckie M.Arch, IA AIBC, LEED AP
Michael received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of British Columbia in 2003. Michael has made significant contributions at internationally acclaimed architecture offices in both Canada and Europe. His primary work experience includes modernist single family and multi-family homes, heritage and industrial rehabilitation/conversion, as well large-scale institutional projects. Michael’s work has been published internationally, and he has been a key team member in the production of a multitude of award-wining projects - most recently, the 2010 Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture for Alhambra + Cordage + Garage + Terminus, a 60,000 square-foot multi-phase live/work loft conversion project spread over four adjacent heritage buildings in Vancouver’s Historic Gastown district (by Acton Ostry Architects). From 2004-2009 Michael was a primary member of the design and construction administration team for the Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (with Patkau Architects), which was awarded the 2011 Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture. Michael acts as a guest critic and graduate student thesis advisor at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
Alix Demontrond M.Arch
Alix’s name may give it away, she is in fact from France where she grew up and discover her passion for art and design. She studied Architecture in France and Italy before receiving her Masters of Architecture from the National School of Architecture of Lyon in 2007.Her career path has led to work on many project types including museum, concert hall, post-secondary institutions, single and multi-family houses and health centre. Her experience ranges from conceptual research and design to technical documentation and construction administration. The effervescent architecture scene and the call for the great outdoor prompted her move to Vancouver in 2010. When she is not traveling around the world or planning a new adventure in the wilderness, you will find her throwing a pot on her pottery wheel, cooking and relaxing over her piano.
Michael Lis M.Arch
Michael is an intern architect having completed his studies at the University of British Columbia and Dalhousie University. Prior to joining Campos Leckie Studio, Michael worked on the design and production of a number of exhibitions for some of Canada’s leading cultural institutions including the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the Charles H. Scott Gallery. Michael also brings over 10 years of prior experience in custom residential construction and millwork. Michael is also a founding member of the Goodweather Collective, a design and art collective that has been active since 2008. His work with Goodweather draws together the allied fields of architecture, design and art and has appeared in major galleries and publications across Canada and the US.
Jan Strelzig B.SC. Arch
Jan was born in Germany and grew up in an architects family. He became interested in architecture as a child and started studying architecture at the RWTH Aachen, where he graduated as a Bachelor of Science in 2012. He is interested in and curious about other countries and cultures. He participated on the aid project „Design.Devlop.Built“ and realized with other students a science lab and a classroom in South Africa. Since 2012 he lives in Vancouver and enjoys to ride his mountain bike at the north shore after work