The Art and Architecture of Taos

With the convergence of architecture and art, Taos provides a breathtaking backdrop that stimulates a rich understanding and appreciation of our state’s traditions. The 25 participants of this year’s three-day architectural tour enjoyed VIP access to eight Taos sites during the weekend of November 2. SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: Living Designs Group Architects  |  Studio…

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: The Fechin House

2018 NMAF Award Winner For important historic buildings or sites that have had a lasting effect in bringing together our community. Nicolai Fechin, a famous Russian painter, immigrated to the United States in 1923, escaping from the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. In 1926, he found his way to Taos where, in 1927, he purchased…

Architectural Feature: Isotopes Park

2018 Architecture + Community Award Winner For newer buildings or sites completed within the last 50 years that have made our community stronger. The city of Albuquerque is fortunate to have a first-class and modern minor league baseball stadium – Isotopes Park. The capacity of over 13,000 is fitting for a Triple-A team. The Isotopes are…

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.…