Planning for the Future of Architecture

Children in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County are heading back to school this year with new tools on how to “Build a Better World” after a successful summer program series. By supporting the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Public Library‘s 2017 Summer Reading Program  (June 3-July 29), the Foundation was able to teach teens and tweens about architectural concepts. These…

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,…

Celebrating the achievements of young professionals

The New Mexico Architectural Foundation helped sponsor this year’s gala celebration in Albuquerque honoring newly licensed architects and others who earned CSI CDT certificates and CCCA certification (Certified Contract Construction Administrator) during 2013 and 2014. Thirty recently licensed architects were honored and 20 CSI Certificate and Certification recipients were recognized. The Foundation provided monetary support…

Celebrating Historic Preservation Month

Preservation partners across New Mexico recognize May as Heritage Preservation Month with tours, celebrations and special events. The New Mexico Architectural Foundation is pleased to sponsor this year’s Preservation Month poster, which features the Gila Cliff Dwellings in Grant County. During May, the Historic Santa Fe Foundation is hosting an exhibit that celebrates 20 years of the…

NMAF provides financial support to Architecture and Children Program

The Architecture and Children program promotes interdisciplinary learning about architecture and design. The integrated curriculum uses math, science, history, art, and ecology as part of this long-running educational program. By teaching children to visualize and become visually literate, instructors can help stimulate creative problem solving and learning how to think in an integrative way. Workshop…

Heart of the City exhibit

Albuquerque’s 516 ARTS brings together organizations representing colleges, high schools, artist collectives, educational organizations and small businesses. The current exhibit, Heart of the City, is a collaborative project and exhibition that examine intersections of art, urban planning, cultural and economical development, education and community dialogue through a variety of lenses to focus on the urban…