ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — This year’s top architectural projects – announced last week by AIA Albuquerque – include the New Mexico Spaceport, AIDS transitional housing Sleepy Hollow Apartments, Montessori of the Rio Grande Charter School and the Bear Canyon Arroyo Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge.
The American Institute of Architects’ Albuquerque chapter announced 10 winners in its 2013 Architecture Design Awards Program as selected by a jury of Portland architects and led by BOORA architectural firm.
The projects were chosen based on quality design, innovative approaches and sustainability, AIA Albuquerque said in a news release.
Citation Award recipients were:
• Montessori of the Rio Grande Charter School; architect, G. Donald Dudley
• Bachechi Environmental Education Building; architect, Sam Sterling, AIA
• Bear Canyon Arroyo Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge; architect, Geoffrey C. Adams, AIA
• Dr. Hudson Plastic Surgery; architect, Cannady Architect Studio
• Jeanne Bellamah Community Center; architect, Jonathan Craig, AIA principal-in-charge, Don Dudley, project architect
• Ban Mai Ocean Resort; architect, Kent Beierle, AIA
• Renal Medicine Associates Clinic and Offices; architect, Devendra N. Contractor, AIA, principal in charge.
The Merit Award recipients were :
• Spaceport America: Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space (Terminal Hangar Facility); architect, David M. Hassard, AIA; firms, SMPC Architects (Architect of Record), Foster + Partners (Design Architect), URS Corp., Prime E/A (Project Management, Civil, Structural, MEP)
• Pueblo of Sandia—Police Department Headquarters; architect, Don H. May, AIA
The Honor Award recipient was: the Sleepy Hollow Apartments; architects, Thomas Gifford Architect.