When Change Means Going International- Mexico

Course addresses unique opportunities, challenges, risks, rewards, and other factors to consider when working in the country of Mexico.


Through the experiences of two practitioners who completed projects in Mexico, you will understand the opportunities of the country and learn what cultural practices must be considered to achieve substantive results. The speakers will review the elements of design, construction documents, local laws, and systems of energy efficiency and sustainability which factored into how they approached and managed their projects for their international clients.

This course is part of the When Change Means Going International series. The Overview course and other regional and country specific courses in this series can be taken individually or in combination to suit your interest.

Learning objectives

  • Learn the expectations in the pre-design and design phase of clients in Mexico.
  • Understand the use of both traditional and emerging building systems, materials, and methods for projects in the country.
  • Recognize the differences in laws, codes, regulations, and accessibility issues from domestic norms.
  • Identify energy efficiency and sustainability priorities for work in Mexico
User rating:
Average: 4.4 (9 votes)
$40 non-member
$25 member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA


  • Caren Easterling, AIA

    Caren Easterling


    Director of Planning and Design, H-E-B Design and Construction

    Caren Easterling, AIA, is Director of Planning and Design for H-E-B Design + Construciton. She has...
  • Kevin Kudo-King

    Kevin Kudo-King


    Principal, Olson Kundig Architects

    Kevin Kudo-King joined Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects in 1996, becoming an associate in 2004...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz