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…

2014 in Review

2014 was a memorable year for the New Mexico Architectural Foundation.  Below is a list of our Top 10 Accomplishments.   #10 FEATURES e-Newsletter Our e-mail newsletter was debuted in September with the purpose of providing the latest news and events in the world of New Mexico architecture. Coupled with a Facebook page, the Foundation is making…

Celebrating the achievements of young professionals

The New Mexico Architectural Foundation helped sponsor this year’s gala celebration in Albuquerque honoring newly licensed architects and others who earned CSI CDT certificates and CCCA certification (Certified Contract Construction Administrator) during 2013 and 2014. Thirty recently licensed architects were honored and 20 CSI Certificate and Certification recipients were recognized. The Foundation provided monetary support…

Learn about our popular tours

Since 1988 NMAF has conducted annual tours to encourage and share interest in our state’s enchanting treasures. Tours are open to the public. Transportation and lectures are included in the cost. Past Tours Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Albuquerque Historic Landscapes of the Salinas Province: Abo and Quarai 75th Anniversary of New Deal: CCC–Built Sites in Santa Fe…