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

Architecture + Community: Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation

2018 NMAF Award Winner For devoted individuals or groups who have made a significant effort to stimulate public understanding and appreciation of architecture and in their community.  In 1977, Las Vegas Citizen’s Committee for Historic Preservation’s (LVCCHP) was formed to encourage the preservation and appreciation of the area’s historic resources for the benefit of the … Continue reading Architecture + Community: Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation

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

Nominations now being accepted for NMAF annual awards program

We are pleased to announce that the nomination period has begun for our 2nd Annual NMAF Awards Program honoring architecture and community. Nominations are open and we invite NMAF members and interested parties to suggest projects and/or people to be considered for recognition. Nominations will be considered by a panel of AIA Fellows and other … Continue reading Nominations now being accepted for NMAF annual awards program

Architectural Feature: Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum

2017 NMAF Award Winner For newer buildings or sites completed within the last 50 years that have made our community stronger. Home to a land they have inhabited for centuries, the Pueblo of Acoma people are a resilient community that have graciously opened their doors to share their history with others. In 2002, after their … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum

Architecture + Community: Cornerstones Community Partnerships

2017 NMAF Award Winner For devoted individuals or groups who have made a significant effort to stimulate public understanding and appreciation of architecture and in their community.  In the last 30 years, the Cornerstones Community Partnerships has helped transform 380 architectural treasures, historic sites, structures, and churches. Cornerstones prides itself in teaching and using only traditional … Continue reading Architecture + Community: Cornerstones Community Partnerships