Architectural Feature: ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden Conservatory

2019 Architecture + Community Award Winner For newer buildings or sites completed within the last 50 years that have made our community stronger. The ABQ Biopark provides the city with an outstanding educational and recreational resource in the four components of its design and mission: The Zoo, Aquarium, Tingley Beach, and the Botanical Garden. The … Continue reading Architectural Feature: ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden Conservatory

2019 Architecture + Community Awards Winners

Honoring what makes architecture and community enchanting here in New Mexico, the Foundation developed the Annual NMAF Awards Program in 2017. Representatives from each of the three categories received their awards on May 18 during NMAF’s annual membership celebration held at El Zocalo in Bernalillo. With nominations made by community members from across New Mexico, … Continue reading 2019 Architecture + Community Awards Winners

El Zocalo: The perfect “meeting place” for 2019 Membership Forum

The Foundation’s annual awards celebration and membership forum at El Zócalo in Bernalillo was a wonderful evening to explore this local site along El Camino Real and meet the honorees of this year’s annual Architecture + Community Awards. ANNUAL AWARDS CELEBRATION & MEMBERSHIP FORUM Saturday, May 18 El Zócalo Plaza |  264 S. Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo … Continue reading El Zocalo: The perfect “meeting place” for 2019 Membership Forum

Architectural Feature: El Camino Real International Heritage Center

2018 Architecture + Community Award Winner For newer buildings or sites completed within the last 50 years that have made our community stronger. A joint endeavor between the State of New Mexico and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the museum and visitor center is located 26 miles south of Socorro, New Mexico, at a remote … Continue reading Architectural Feature: El Camino Real International Heritage Center

The Art and Architecture of Taos

With the convergence of architecture and art, Taos provides a breathtaking backdrop that stimulates a rich understanding and appreciation of our state’s traditions. The 25 participants of this year’s three-day architectural tour enjoyed VIP access to eight Taos sites during the weekend of November 2. SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: Living Designs Group Architects  |  Studio … Continue reading The Art and Architecture of Taos

Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

2018 NMAF Award Winner For important historic buildings or sites that have had a lasting effect in bringing together our community. The redevelopment of historic Albuquerque High School marks the beginning of revitalization efforts in downtown Albuquerque. The project inserts a quality mixed-use urban development into the pre-existing urban fabric where residents can live, work, shop, … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Neighborhood

A new booklet has been published about Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Historic District, the first Mid-Century Modern residential historic district in New Mexico. The district is a part of the larger Vista Larga subdivision and is comprised of 112 contributing houses bounded by Indian School Road, Princeton Avenue, Hannett Avenue, and the UNM North Golf Course. … Continue reading Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Neighborhood