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Jorge Calderon (Mexico)

Director

Jorge Calderon

Founder and CEO of Earth Lab, with 33+ years’ experience as an Architect in Sustainable Development, Planning, Design, Construction and Certification.  Co-Founder of RuBisCo.Mx, a Green Finance and CO2 Bonds Market Certification firm. Actually, working on new and retrofit building and development projects, as well as in the certification of reduced carbon emission forest projects with the Interamerican Development Bank and post-disaster reconstruction in the Mexican rural areas with Rotary District 4170. Certifications: Architect by Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, ITESM, Monterrey, N.L., Mex. 1984 Master in Holistic Design, UACJ, Cd. Juarez, Chih. Mex., 2003 LEED AP by the USGBC since 2007. USA  NCI Charrette System Certificate Holder by the National Charrette Institute since 2011. Hertfordshire Univ., UK Rammed Earth specialist, with workshops in Albuquerque and El Rito, N.M. 1995 and Phoenix, Az. 2016 Professional sustainability accomplishments: LEED Platinum certified Auditorio-Museo PetStar project: 1st in Latin America, 2015 Project selected to participate in: THE COGFX STUDY of Harvard University. The first total sustainable retrofit government building in Mexico. Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones of the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transporte, 2018 Golden Nugget design award for Tourism Sustainable Master Plan Development, La Paz, BCS. Mex, 2009