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

2015 Architectural Tour: Landmarks of the Española Valley

October 24, 2015 marks the 28th year that the Foundation will host its renowned architectural tour, and this year the Landmarks of Española Valley will be the main attraction. The featured location of the tour will be El Mision Santa Cruz de la Cañada, the largest of the Spanish Colonial period churches in New Mexico. Completed … Continue reading 2015 Architectural Tour: Landmarks of the Española Valley

Tour participants gain new perspective of Truth or Consequences

Nearly 40 members of the New Mexico Architectural Foundation visited Truth or Consequences on Saturday, Oct. 25 to learn more about the community and historic architecture of the town. Each year the Architectural Foundation hosts a daylong tour with the purpose of increasing public understanding and appreciation of the state’s diverse architecture. This was the 27th … Continue reading Tour participants gain new perspective of Truth or Consequences

How you and the Czech Route 66 Association can get your kicks

On May 24, 25 members of the Czech Route 66 Association rolled into Albuquerque as they filmed a documentary during a full-length drive of Route 66, which most certainly included many of New Mexico’s architectural landmarks. Members of the Architectural Foundation and other locals were on hand to share Route 66 insights and send the Czech group … Continue reading How you and the Czech Route 66 Association can get your kicks

Celebrating Historic Preservation Month

Preservation partners across New Mexico recognize May as Heritage Preservation Month with tours, celebrations and special events. The New Mexico Architectural Foundation is pleased to sponsor this year’s Preservation Month poster, which features the Gila Cliff Dwellings in Grant County. During May, the Historic Santa Fe Foundation is hosting an exhibit that celebrates 20 years of the … Continue reading Celebrating Historic Preservation Month

New Mexico visitors rank culture and architecture as top reasons to explore our state

New Mexico Department of Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson joined the NMAF Executive Committee at its January meeting to discuss the state’s brand campaign to enhance tourism in New Mexico, and how NMAF members (and all residents) might further those efforts. New Mexico True: Adventure that feeds the soul Learn more about how and why New … Continue reading New Mexico visitors rank culture and architecture as top reasons to explore our state