Tag: Adaptive Use

  • 2019 Tour: Curated Guide to NM Architecture

    2019 Tour: Curated Guide to NM Architecture

    Help us celebrate the launch of the Foundation’s guide … soon to be re-released as a virtual tour of our state’s important and distinctive architectural sites. On Friday, Nov. 1, the Foundation will host a launch party at El Vado’s event center. On Saturday, Nov. 2, we’ve curated a live tour that features sites from the renewed…

  • Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

    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,…

  • Architectural Feature: Bow & Arrow Brewing Company

    Architectural Feature: Bow & Arrow Brewing Company

    Bow & Arrow Brewing Company is inspired by the unique heritage, landscape, and people of the Great American Southwest. The Bow & Arrow represents self-reliance, protection, flexibility and skill, and their beloved “hop arrowhead” logo, with its clean and strong geometric design, embodies the spirit of Native American arts and also references a hop cone,…

  • Architectural Feature: KANW Radio Station

    Architectural Feature: KANW Radio Station

    The Honor Award for AIA Albuquerque’s Design Awards was presented to Baker Architecture + Design for the remodel of the KANW Radio Station. The goal of the project was to not only give KANW a larger and more modern space, but to also provide the station with a stronger presence along Coal Ave. where the…

  • Architectural Feature: Levitated Toy Factory

    Architectural Feature: Levitated Toy Factory

    At first this 6,000 square foot 1950s era building in Downtown Albuquerque seemed an unlikely candidate for adaptive reuse by a company called the Levitated Toy Factory, but now it is a place for digital exploration, education, and the fabrication of the next generation of toys. “The project intent and challenge was to bring spiritual…

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