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

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

Architecture Day at local school is a favorite of students

For three years, the Foundation has sponsored the Architecture and Children Program in New Mexico’s schools. NMAF helps fund supplies and other needs for the design education program at Albuquerque’s Mark Twain Elementary School, grades 2-5. This program is also sponsored by the School Zone Institute and the American Institute of Architects of Albuquerque. Fifteen … Continue reading Architecture Day at local school is a favorite of students

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

Architecture + Community: Honorees of 1st Annual NMAF Awards receive accolades

To mark the Foundation’s 30th anniversary, the organization developed the Annual NMAF Awards Program to honor architecture and community. Representatives from each of the three distinct categories received the awards on June 3 during NMAF’s annual membership celebration. Out of a slate of more than 20 nominations made by community members from across New Mexico, … Continue reading Architecture + Community: Honorees of 1st Annual NMAF Awards receive accolades