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The University of New Mexico

 •  September 15, 2017

September 1, 2017 - Spencer Beckwith The late 1920's was the golden age of movie palaces, those elaborate showcases for films and stage shows. Albuquerque got one in 1927, the KiMo, which this month celebrates its 90th birthday. But the KiMo was different from other movie palaces, with a style all its own: architecture and decoration unique to the...

The University of New Mexico

 •  August 18, 2017

Route 66, which stretched from Chicago to Los Angeles, endures in the minds of many as a road that represented the freedom of jumping in a car and heading West for adventure. The signs along Route 66 were an integral part of that experience. Many of these distinctive signs along New Mexico stretches of Route 66 were created here in Albuquerque by...

The University of New Mexico

 •  August 1, 2017

June 9, 2017 - Carolyn Gonzales Faculty members at The University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning (SA&P) are using their competitive nature to bring international attention to UNM. Katya Crawford, an SA&P associate professor of landscape architecture, teamed up with new faculty members Ane Gonzalez Lara and Kathleen Kambic to...

The University of New Mexico

 •  August 1, 2017

May 16, 2017 - Carolyn GonzalesFrom incorporating nature into buildings, to assessing the marketable value of different designs, students at The University School of Architecture & Planning (SA&P) are researching ways to better society through planning. Students in the research methods course recently presented proposals for independent studios or...

The University of New Mexico

 •  August 1, 2017

July 21, 2017 - Carolyn Gonzales A new concentration within the University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning (SA&P) is already turning out award-winning pupils. Students Madison Wickstrom and Arjun Bhakta both took honors in the 2017 Robert Bruce Thompson Annual Student Light Fixture Design Competition. Wickstrom received a second...

The University of New Mexico

 •  August 1, 2017

April 28, 2017 - Carolyn Gonzales UNM students are using technology to travel the world and create innovative pieces of design work. University of New Mexico Assistant Professor of Architecture Ane Gonzalez Lara took her students on a trip – virtually, of course – to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. The challenge for them...

The University of New Mexico

 •  April 28, 2017

April 21, 2017 - Carolyn GonzalesA local architect, female business owner and descendent of the Cochiti Pueblo, is bringing her unique perspective to The University of New Mexico by co-hosting an architecture studio. It’s not like Elizabeth “Buffy” Suina doesn’t have anything else to do. She is the principal in her own firm, Suina Design +...

The University of New Mexico

 •  March 8, 2017

March 8, 2017 - Carolyn GonzalesKathy Kambic joined the faculty in The University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning’s landscape architecture program. She completed her education in 2005 after earning a bachelor of architecture, master of landscape architecture and another masters, in architecture, all from the University of Virginia....

The University of New Mexico

 •  March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017 - Allison Giron Santa Fe is home to the winner of the prestigious 2017 Jeff Harnar Award for contemporary architecture. The Sundial House in Santa Fe, chosen from projects across the state, was designed by Specht Architects. The Thornburg Foundation created the award to honor the late Jeff Harnar, a well known New Mexican contemporary...

The University of New Mexico

 •  March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 - Carolyn Gonzales The University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning hosted the award jury and presentation for the 2017 Jeff Harnar Award for Contemporary Architecture, honoring the winner, the Sundial House in Santa Fe. The designers are Specht Architects, with offices in Austin and New York City. The winners receive...