Month: August 2019
The Albuquerque Museum has served as a major attraction for the city since it outgrew its first home, at the Sunport, becoming more dynamic over the years . . .
Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
Designed to accommodate a wide variety of uses—from fitness to art classes and more—for citizens of all ages, Manzano Mesa was the first such facility . . .
Isotopes Park is a near 100% replacement of the original Albuquerque Dukes stadium (Albuquerque Sports Stadium) on this site. . . .
Del Norte High School (revitalization) and Nex+Gen Academy
The intersection of Montgomery and San Mateo Boulevards is one of the busiest in Albuquerque. . . .
Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse and McClellan Park
The Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse, a major public building in Albuquerque, employs time-honored Southwestern architectural traditions . . .
Bart Prince Residence and Studio Gallery
This architect’s unusual residence and separate studio gallery is unique in Albuquerque. The visual complexity of the residence’s unique series of volumes. . . .
“Big I” Interchange Landscape
The “Big I,” the interchange of I-25 and I-40, located in the center of Albuquerque, is greatly enhanced by one of the largest landscape projects in the state, over 100 acres….
Botanic Garden (ABQ BioPark)
The ABQ BioPark’s Botanic Garden opened in 1996; the site, shared with the facility’s Aquarium, fills 32 acres along the Rio Grande….
Open Space Visitor Center (City of Albuquerque)
Albuquerque’s Open Space Visitor Center introduces visitors to the Rio Grande Bosque, nature-related art, a native-plant demonstration garden, agricultural fields, the Piedras Marcadas Pueblo archaeological site, and stunning views….
Main Library (Albuquerque Public Library)
George Pearl, FAIA, the designer of Albuquerque Public Library’s current Main Library, was a leader in the effort to find a modern architecture that spoke of the special qualities of the Southwest, what we now call “Regional Modernism.”…