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 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

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 … Continue reading Planning for the Future of Architecture

A Day Among Santa Fe’s Most Amazing Settings

This year, the Foundation’s Annual Architectural Tour took participants to places deeper into the cultural fabric of Santa Fe. A new (old) Santa Fe was revealed. During the Oct. 15 tour, there was the beautiful and memorable architecture at each site, along with the stimulating people. And, the spectacular New Mexico autumn weather framed it … Continue reading A Day Among Santa Fe’s Most Amazing Settings

2016 Architectural Tour: Studious Sites of Santa Fe

Santa Fe has an abundance of educational institutions tucked into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. These picturesque campuses feature historic and contemporary architecture, iconic of New Mexico. Since 1987, NMAF has conducted architecture tours to encourage and share interest in New Mexico’s enchanting treasures. This year’s Studious Sites of Santa Fe on Oct. 15 will be the Foundation’s … Continue reading 2016 Architectural Tour: Studious Sites of Santa Fe

UNM Historic Preservation Committee receives award for integrating preservation in master plan

During the 42nd annual Heritage Preservation Awards Ceremony held in May, the University of New Mexico Historic Preservation Committee (HPC) received an award from the state’s Cultural Properties Review Committee for work with the Getty Campus Heritage Grant Program. The grant provided $120,000 to preserve UNM’s historic resources and to develop a plan to integrate preservation into … Continue reading UNM Historic Preservation Committee receives award for integrating preservation in master plan

NMAF provides financial support to Architecture and Children Program

The Architecture and Children program promotes interdisciplinary learning about architecture and design. The integrated curriculum uses math, science, history, art, and ecology as part of this long-running educational program. By teaching children to visualize and become visually literate, instructors can help stimulate creative problem solving and learning how to think in an integrative way. Workshop … Continue reading NMAF provides financial support to Architecture and Children Program

Architectural Feature: Alamosa Multi-Service Center

The nearly 60,000 square-foot complex provides a broad range of community services to the developing West Central and South Valley areas. Service areas include five health clinics, a branch library, a divisible multi-purpose room, classrooms, a recreation center with full-sized gymnasium and fitness center, and a freestanding child development center. The design organizes the various … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Alamosa Multi-Service Center