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Antoine Predock Architect PC

Antoine Predock, FAIA, is an American architect with offices in Albuquerque, New Mexicio and Taipei. His studio was founded in 1967. Known for designing Petco Park in San Diego, home of the San Diego Padre's, Predock's work is critically acclaimed. He won the American Institute of Architecture's Gold Medal in 2006 in recognition of a significant body of work of lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture, and in 2007 he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. In 2010, Predock was named a Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council. Predock received his Bachelor of Architecture from Columbia University.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 843-7390


Baker Architecture + Design

Baker Architecture + Design is an architectural services firm founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2002. Baker concentrates on developing creative modern solutions with contemporary materials and technologies appropriate to the climate of New Mexico. Baker specializes in commercial, residential, and educational architecture and has experience with new construction as well as renovations and additions. Owner Mark Rea Baker's work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2000 and published in Architecture, Architectural Record, Sunset Magazine, Progressive Architecture, and New Mexico Designer / Builder.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 254-4697


Bart Prince, Architect

Bart Prince is an architect based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He specializes in residential buildings. Mr. Prince began his career working for architect Bruce Goff in his Kansas City, Missouri and Tyler, Texas offices. He went on to exhibit at the Biennale de Paris and has been awarded numerous Record House of the Year Awards.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 256-1961


D. Sloan Architects, PC

D. Sloan Architects, PC is an architecture and planning company in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As Native American design professionals, David Sloan and his partners have an awareness for Indian community needs. Recent projects have included the Bosque Redondo Memorial Visitor Center in Fort Sumner, New Mexico; the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Crownpoint District in Crownpoint, New Mexico; and the Navajo Housing Authority Office Addition in Fort Defiance, Arizona.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 268-4313


Desert Sky Designs

Desert Sky Designs was founded in 2001 in New Mexico. Owner Robert Maze attended University of California, Berkeley School of Environmental Design for a BA Architecture in 1989, and received his Master of Architecture from the University of New Mexico in 1998. Before founding Desert Sky, Maze worked with a solar design firm and Native American tribes in Arizona and New Mexico, gaining experience in green building codes and techniques. Desert Sky has design-build relationships with a number of Albuquerque's small scale residential contractors.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 884-3304


DNCA Architects

DNCA Architects is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Owner Devendra Narayan Contractor, AIA specializes in fine arts and performing arts, higher education, health/wellness, commercial, and residential buildings. DNCA is a winner of numerous awards including American Institute of Architects Albuquerque Chapter Citation Awards in 2010, 2012, and 2013 and a Merit Award in 2010, among others.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 255-4033


Donald Dudley Architect, Ltd

Donald Dudley Architect, Ltd. was founded in 2001 by Mr. Donald Dudley and his father. The firm's work has included museums, restaurants, and hospitality projects out of its Greensboro, North Carolina office. The Albuquerque office focuses on custom residential and commercial work.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 243-8100


Groth Architecture

Groth Architecture was founded by Berent Groth, AIA in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The firm specializes in business parks, commercial centers, medical buildings, housing developments, and custom residential work with experience in both new construction and redesign.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 266-6700


Integrated Design & Architecture

Integrated Design & Architecture provides architectural design, LEED certification, facility assessment, master planning, and construction management in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Owner Bob Hall has experience as a project manager on projects as large as $30 million, giving him capability and comfort at that scale. Their projects include educational buildings, housing projects, libraries, and senior centers.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 243-3499


JMZ Architecture

JMZ Architecture was founded by Jose Zelaya in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With more than 20 years of experience in the US and Central America, Mr. Zelaya specializes in architectural and town planning projects for both the private and public sector. The firm's work includes the Artesia Public Library, the Baish Veterans' Park and City Campus, and the Lummi School in Washington state.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 239-4457


Jon Anderson Architecture

Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jon Anderson Architecture (JAA) is an architectural firm specializing in residential and commercial projects in the Southwest. Founded in 1991, JAA has won numerous design awards from the American Institute of Architects. Owner Jon Anderson has 37 years of experience and was elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 2012. Most recently, JAA's design work for the Scott + Kienzle Law Offices won a 2012 American Institute of Architects Albuquerque Chapter Merit Award.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 764-8306


McClain + Yu

McClain + Yu is an architectural design firm founded by owners Raimund McClain and Kristina Yu in 2002. The firm began designing housing, office, and medical building projects. After gaining recognition in this realm, McClain + Yu began to focus solely on educational and institutional projects. The firm provides design, renovation/adaptive reuse, master planning, LEED project administration, physical modeling, and 3D visualization. They were recently awarded the American Institute of Architects Upjohn Research Award.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 266-2142


Red Twig Studio

Red Twig Studio is a landscape design firm founded in 2003. Red Twig offers a range of approaches to landscape design from basic, “plant-your-own” plans to larger, custom installations. Owner Amy J. Steidlmayer has been designing landscapes since 1997. Amy’s work has been featured in the Albuquerque Journal and Sunset Magazine.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 265-0082


Richard Schalk, AIA, Architect

Richard Schalk, AIA is an architect based in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mr. Schalk specializes in residential buildings, historic renovations, remodels, and commercial, retail, and dental buildings. With more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Schalk has designed a number of award-winning homes and has been featured by the American Institute of Architects Albuquerque Chapter as well as other magazines. He is a Registered Architect in California and New Mexico, with memberships in the American Institute of Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 843-7227


RMKM Architecture

RMKM Architecture was founded in 1995. In 2015 RMKM was named the American Institute of Architects New Mexico Chapter Firm of the Year. The firm has more than 50 professional awards. RMKM approaches design with an understanding of the Southwest's sense of place, tri-cultural population, and desert climate. The firm specializes in primary, secondary and higher education, museums, community centers, libraries, law enforcement/public safety/courts, healthcare, and some private residences.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 243-5454


Sam Sterling Architecture, LLC

Sam Sterling Architecture, LLC is an architectural design firm based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The firm specializes in residential buildings, public/commercial buildings, and master planning. Mr. Sterling is a registered architect in the state of New Mexico. Recent projects have included the Bayita House, the Bobcat House, the Escuela/Harwood Master Plan, and the Guadalupe Trail Addition.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 232-2520


Sanders and Associates Architects, PC

Sanders and Associates Architects, P.C. was established in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They provide design services for offices, industrial buildings, educational facilities, restaurants, retail spaces, and residential buildings. Owner George L. Sanders, AIA, is a registered architect in New Mexico and Colorado and a registered interior designer in New Mexico. He began his career in Washington D.C. in 1970 and has been working in Albuquerque since 1975.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 255-5040


Simons Architecture PC

Founded in 1994 by owner Joe Simons Jr., AIA, Simons Architecture is an award-winning architecture practice located in Albuquerque, New Mexico with specialty project teams across New Mexico and Kansas. They are proud of the more than 80 worship projects they have completed, helping church plans become church buildings. They also have a portfolio of commercial buildings and custom residences.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 480-4796


Weller Architects

Weller Architects was founded in New Mexico in 1980. The firm began by specializing in culturally-sensitive design for indigenous people. The firm now offers a broad range of architectural services. Recent awards have included the American Institute of Architects New Mexico Chapter Honor Award For Design and the American Concrete Institute New Mexico Chapter Award for Excellence in Concrete both for the Diné College Campus project.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 255-8270


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