30 Years! Let’s Get Our Kicks

We’ll be Gettin’ Our Kicks during this year’s annual membership gathering. Our featured presenter is Donatella Davanzo who photographed every building of every block of Route 66 through Albuquerque. Annual Celebration & Membership Meeting Saturday, June 3 10:00 am to Noon Sundowner Motel (6101 Central Ave) In addition, we’ll announce the winners of the 1st…

Partnership with ABQ-BernCounty Library will teach kids more about architecture

Another way to make an impact during the Foundation’s 30th year will be through a new partnership to “Build a Better World.” By supporting the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Public Library‘s 2017 Summer Reading Program  (June 3-July 29), we’ll be able to teach teens and tweens about architectural concepts. Part of the national Collaborative Summary Library Program,…

NMAF announces 1st Annual Awards Program

To mark the Foundation’s 30th anniversary, we are pleased to announce an Annual NMAF Awards Program honoring architecture and community. Nominations are open and we invite NMAF members and interested parties to suggest projects and/or people to be considered for recognition. Nominations will be considered by a panel of AIA Fellows that we will entrust…

A Day Among Santa Fe’s Most Amazing Settings

This year, the Foundation’s Annual Architectural Tour took participants to places deeper into the cultural fabric of Santa Fe. A new (old) Santa Fe was revealed. During the Oct. 15 tour, there was the beautiful and memorable architecture at each site, along with the stimulating people. And, the spectacular New Mexico autumn weather framed it…

Architects in Film: Paolo Soleri

The Foundation is a co-sponsor of AIA ABQ’s Movie Night on Thursday, Oct. 27, which will feature Paolo Soleri: Beyond Form. The film’s director, Aimee Madsen, will be in person for a discussion on the film’s inspiration. This 2014 documentary presents a fresh and intimate look at the legendary and multi-talented artist, philosopher, urban theorist and architect Paolo…