Javi Salazar Correa
A Mexican native, Javi has worked with Richard Turlington Architects for a number of years. He also worked for ATA in the past, Mr. Turlington’s firm for 15 years with Partner Francis Alibis. He has known Richard for 30 plus years and they both enjoy a friendship that will last for years to come. Javi started to have a strong interest in architecture from high school, he gives credit to a young architect and painter that taught him how to draw architectural drawings while in senior high school. He went on to study architecture in Mexico and upon graduating he moved to England where he worked as an architectural apprentice for three years. It was England that provide him with the tools to design and detail numerous projects. He then moved to the US where he has been working for many years. With a sense of experience that the years in the field gives him he has been a key contributor to RTA and our clients. He brings years of experience with him to work, including the know-how of documenting projects, forward thinking, advanced visualization, and effective and open communication. He is willing to lend a helping hand with a smile and takes pride in demonstrating leadership.
Outside of the office Javi enjoys traveling and indulging in culture as well as reading. He has lived in three countries and travel to many more. When he’s not busy visiting countries, he likes to visit art museums and enjoy exploring different cities. He likes an active lifestyle whether it be going to the gym or going for long walks or doing watercolors. Lastly, when it’s time to un-wind he enjoys reading, from classical literature to non-fiction and the Great War stories. A few of his favorites are “The count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas, “For whom the bells tolls” by Ernest Hemingway, and “The book of M” by Peng Shepherd as well as the work by Fredrik Backman.