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.…

Planning for the Future of Architecture

Children in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County are heading back to school this year with new tools on how to “Build a Better World” after a successful summer program series. By supporting the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Public Library‘s 2017 Summer Reading Program  (June 3-July 29), the Foundation was able to teach teens and tweens about architectural concepts. These…

Remembering Van Dorn Hooker

The Foundation’s Executive Committee sadly notes the passing of the organization’s first president and longtime supporter Van Dorn Hooker, Jr. on June 14, 2015. We offer heartfelt condolences to his surviving children, Ann Hooker Clarke and John Hooker, and his grandchildren. Van Dorn Hooker was a charter member and continued to be active with the…

An ode to New Mexico’s historic preservation and regionalism

The desire to recruit and educate a future generation capable of and passionate about conserving New Mexico’s, the nation’s, and the world’s outstanding cultural heritage, while creating new regionally-responsive design, led to the creation of the University of New Mexico’s School of Architecture and Planning‘s program in Historic Preservation and Regionalism (HPR). By engaging contemporary…

Share our love of New Mexico architecture: Become a member today!

Membership has its rewards – and none greater than supporting design education, promoting New Mexico’s architecture, and visiting some of the state’s best buildings and most interesting communities. Are you looking to become part of something concrete? Want to help build a solid foundation of culture and heritage in New Mexico? The New Mexico Architectural…