Our Team consists of experts from different disciplines including archaeologists, geophysicists, speleologists, architects, engineers, photographers and digital artists.
Marco M. Vigato | Founder
Born in Italy and living in Mexico City, Marco has studied at Harvard and Milan’s Bocconi University. He has been researching ancient civilizations as an independent researcher for the past 15 years. He is an expert on ancient Mesoamerica, as well as a regular contributor to the Ancient Origins online magazine and to various other print and on-line journals and podcasts. He is also the author of books and publications on various subjects of history and prehistory related to the origins of civilization.
Ludovic Celle | Co-Founder
Born in France and living in Oaxaca, Ludovic holds a degree in architecture from the Grenoble School of Architecture. He has been an illustrator specialized in architecture for 12 years, since 2017 with a focus on Precolumbian visualization and iconographic investigation. His detailed 3D reconstruction of the postclassic Zapotec city of Mitla has won him praise in the archaeological field. His central investigation is the wide world of stepped-fret designs throughout the American continent.
Aleksander Tokarz | Co-Founder
Born in Poland and living in Mexico City, Aleksander attended California College of the Arts in San Francisco where he graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture. He spent several years working in Denmark with Bjarke Ingels Group, Henning Larsen Architects, and 3XN Architects. Afterwards he received a Master of Arts in Architecture from the Arkitektskolen Aarhus in Denmark. With his own design studio he has built many projects in Mexico including participation in the reconstruction efforts after the September 19, 2017 earthquake.
Alejandro Saavedra | Director of Digital & Museography
Born in the indigenous community of San Gregorio Atlapulco, Xochimilco, in Mexico City, Alejandro holds an Economics degree and is currently studying for a second degree in Architecture from the Universidad del Valle de México. He has been a participant in various seminars, diplomas, certifications related to the protection and conservation of cultural heritage, and continuing education programs from the following institutions: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia; Harvard University, RWTH Aachen, Germany; Universitá di Napoli Federico II, Italy, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile; Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía INAH, Mexico; in addition to developing projects related to the documentation and registration of cultural heritage in Mexico.