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Easter Seals Santa Maria El Mirado

Easter Seals Santa Maria El Mirado

The Northern New Mexico Easter Seals Chapter in Santa Fe is a 21,000 SF, 2-story building which houses day care and home care training facilities for developmentally disabled individuals and their families.  It’s sited along the edge of an existing slope which takes advantage of the sweeping views and passive solar heating and cooling opportunities we celebrate in New Mexico. A multipurpose courtyard provides a central node for different functions and uses. A second story portal creates a protected point of entry. The building is designed to holistically support therapeutic goals through the use of natural light, natural and local materials, and colors indicative of the southwest. Sustainable design elements such as water saving features and energy savings...

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Bosque School

Bosque School

The latest building to the Bosque campus is the “Upper Schoolhouse”.  The Schoolhouse is the front door to the entrance of the campus and offers a pleasant entry and drop off area with an open plaza for students to gather.  It’s the receiving area for all visitors, parents and school children.  The Schoolhouse opened in 2009 and it’s a total of 16,500 square feet, consisting of administration offices for the headmaster as well as the upper school administrators.  In addition, it has a unique 12,500 square feet of learning space that creates what is called the ‘Quad’, a central study and gathering area for students.  It is home to the college guidance department, upper school humanities classes, a technology center, and the...

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Joiner Academy

Joiner Academy

A 5,100 square foot charter schoolhouse and after school programs building that required an addition and renovation to a historical cultural property. Project Bio Owner: Bill & Evonne Joiner Architect:  Juno Architects Site Size:  2.7 Acres Building Size:  6,991 SF Completion: ...

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Institute Of American Indian Arts Museum

Institute Of American Indian Arts Museum

The IAIA Museum is both a professional and a teaching museum.  As the site of the only baccalaureate Museum Studies program in the United States that focuses specifically on Native American and indigenous artworks, the IAIA Museum meets a unique need in Native American higher education.  The museum’s collection is the environment within which IAIA’s Museum Studies students are trained: thus, the collection represents both their heritage and their future, and offers a powerful sense of continuity in their work. The two biggest challenges were renovating a 70 year old historial building that was on the National Historical Register and its location on Santa Fe’s downtown historical Plaza.  The building’s structural problems had worsened,...

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