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

Casa San Ysidro Host to 2018 Membership Celebration

Casa San Ysidro in Corrales embodies the collective creativity of generations of artists and craftspeople in its furnishings and architectural features, exemplifying an interesting tension between tradition and change that New Mexicans have lived with for centuries. The Gutiérrez family built the original house and a severe portrait of Encarnación Gutiérrez hangs in the front hall. … Continue reading Casa San Ysidro Host to 2018 Membership Celebration

Honorees of 2018 Architecture + Community Awards Announced

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 5 during NMAF’s annual membership celebration held at Casa San Ysidro in Corrales. With nominations made by community members from across New … Continue reading Honorees of 2018 Architecture + Community Awards Announced

Library tour focuses on impact of architecture to local community

The Foundation held its 2016 Annual Celebration and Membership Meeting on May 14 at the new Central & Unser Library in Albuquerque. Approximately 30 members attended and participated in a tour of the library that opened its doors in April 2015. The library’s architects Mark Rohde and Stephen Teeters of RMKM Architecture provided a presentation that … Continue reading Library tour focuses on impact of architecture to local community

Architectural Feature: The Historic Batten House

On May 31, the New Mexico Architectural Foundation hosted its 2014 Annual Meeting at the Batten House in Albuquerque, originally the Juan Cristobal Armijo “New Homestead”.  After the meeting, participants received a guided tour of the property, which is normally not open to the public (benefits of membership!). The historic Juan Cristobal Armijo “New Homestead” and the contents … Continue reading Architectural Feature: The Historic Batten House