Guide to New Mexico Architecture – The interactive edition

The annual architectural tour on November 2, 2019 was a celebration of the re-launch of the Guide to New Mexico Architecture. Tour participants were able to visit several of the sites in Albuquerque that are featured in the guide. First developed as a Guide to Albuquerque Architecture, this online resource features important and distinctive architectural sites. The … Continue reading Guide to New Mexico Architecture – The interactive edition

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

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

A Toast to 30 Years of Honoring New Mexico’s Architectural Excellence

Along with a celebration of its 30 year anniversary, the New Mexico Architectural Foundation’s annual tour took place on Saturday, Oct. 28 focusing on the work of Henry Trost and the architecture firm of Trost & Trost. The tour was a well attended and began with an informative lecture by NMAF member and architect Channell … Continue reading A Toast to 30 Years of Honoring New Mexico’s Architectural Excellence

2017 Architectural Tour: A Toast to Trost

Since 1987, NMAF has conducted architecture tours to encourage and share interest in New Mexico’s enchanting treasures. This year’s Toast to Trost on Oct. 28 will be the Foundation’s 30th tour. The day will kick-off with a lecture by NMAF member and architect Channell Graham, one of the founders of the Albuquerque Conservation Association (TACA). Henry … Continue reading 2017 Architectural Tour: A Toast to Trost

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, … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Bow & Arrow Brewing Company