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 … Continue reading NMAF provides financial support to Architecture and Children Program

New Mexico visitors rank culture and architecture as top reasons to explore our state

New Mexico Department of Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson joined the NMAF Executive Committee at its January meeting to discuss the state’s brand campaign to enhance tourism in New Mexico, and how NMAF members (and all residents) might further those efforts. New Mexico True: Adventure that feeds the soul Learn more about how and why New … Continue reading New Mexico visitors rank culture and architecture as top reasons to explore our state

Architectural Feature: Erna Fergusson Branch Library

The original Erna Fergusson Branch Library on this site contained 7,000 gross square feet. The replacement facility required more than twice that amount of space on the same, tight site. Parking is shared with the Palo Duro Senior Citizens Center to the east and with other functions in Montgomery Park. A seldom used parking area … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Erna Fergusson Branch Library

Architectural Feature: Alamosa Multi-Service Center

The nearly 60,000 square-foot complex provides a broad range of community services to the developing West Central and South Valley areas. Service areas include five health clinics, a branch library, a divisible multi-purpose room, classrooms, a recreation center with full-sized gymnasium and fitness center, and a freestanding child development center. The design organizes the various … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Alamosa Multi-Service Center

Architectural Feature: Albuquerque BioPark

The Albuquerque Biological Park (or Albuquerque BioPark) is an environmental museum located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It contains four separate facilities: The Albuquerque Aquarium contains a 285,000 gallon ocean tank containing Gulf of Mexico saltwater species from estuaries, surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, and ocean. The Rio Grande Botanic Garden is a 36 acre facility … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Albuquerque BioPark

Learn about our popular tours

Since 1988 NMAF has conducted annual tours to encourage and share interest in our state’s enchanting treasures. Tours are open to the public. Transportation and lectures are included in the cost. Past Tours Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Albuquerque Historic Landscapes of the Salinas Province: Abo and Quarai 75th Anniversary of New Deal: CCC–Built Sites in Santa Fe … Continue reading Learn about our popular tours