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…

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: El Vado

2019 NMAF Award Winner For important historic buildings or sites that have had a lasting effect in bringing together our community. The El Vado Motor Court was built in 1937 to cater to visitors traveling through Albuquerque on Route 66. The motel, designed in the Spanish Revival style, housed 32 motel units with adjoining carports…

Architecture + Community: Ed Boles

2019 NMAF Award Winner For devoted individuals who have made a significant effort to stimulate public understanding and appreciation of architecture and in their community. Ed Boles has worked as an educator, architect and historian in many private and public settings. He has served as an essential resource for anyone who needs help with the…

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,…