Tag: Green Built

  • Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

    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: Imperial Building

    Architectural Feature: Imperial Building

    A $20 million mixed-use project is due to begin construction by the end of 2014 at 205 Silver SW on a vacant half-block. Dubbed the Imperial Building, it is born out of the City of Albuquerque’s Downtown 2010 Sector Development Plan that aims to revitalize downtown. The purpose of the project is to create a…

  • Architectural Feature: Hotel Andaluz

    Architectural Feature: Hotel Andaluz

    Hotel Andaluz is the latest form of the historic Albuquerque Hilton built in 1940. The fourth hotel built by Conrad Hilton, a San Antonio, N.M. native, the old Hilton was renamed and rehabilitated in 2009 by current owner Gary Goodman. In 2011, the Hotel Andaluz rehabilitation received a New Mexico Heritage Preservation Award for Architectural Heritage.…

  • What is your favorite “green” building in New Mexico?

    What is your favorite “green” building in New Mexico?

    According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, “green building” (also known as sustainable or high performance building) is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use and harvest energy, water, and materials. Those who use green building techniques also strive to protect and restore human health and the environment, throughout…

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