AIA ALBUQUERQUE DESIGN AWARDS
2021 AWARD WINNERS

This annual awards program encourages and recognizes distinguished architectural achievement by New Mexico architects. The Awards program is open to all registered architects who are active AIA architects and non-AIA architects. The program serves to increase public awareness of the outstanding services provided by architects as well as to emphasize the importance of the architect's role in shaping the quality of the built environment through design excellence.

2021 DESIGN AWARD JURY

HONORABLE MENTION -  ABSORBABLE HOUSING

Category: Unbuilt
UNM SA+P Student: Brooke Williams

HONORABLE MENTION - COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA

Category: Urban Design
Architect: Mullen Heller Architecture P.C.
Owner: Jay Rembe
Contractor: Insight Construction
Photographers: Patrick Coulie  Photography & Antolin Gervacio, MHA 

HONORABLE MENTION - COVID TESTING BUILDING

Category: Small Architectural Project
Architect: Lee Gamelsky Architects P.C.
Owner: First Nations Community HealthSource
Contractor: LLR Construction
Photographers: Kirk Gittings Photography & Lee Gamelsky 

CITATION AWARD - BERNALILLO COUNTY @ ALVARADO SQUARE

Category: Remodel and Adaptive Reuse
Architect: Dekker Perich Sabatini
Owner: Bernalillo County
Contractor: HB Construction
Photographer: Jerry W., DPS 

CITATION AWARD - AMARAN ASSISTED LIVING AND MEMORY CARE

Category: General Design
Architect: Dekker Perich Sabatini
Owner: Tina Patel
Contractor: Paaru Group LLC
Photographer: Travis Lewis, DPS 

CITATION AWARD - DEL NORTE REPLACEMENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Category: General Design
Architect: SMPC Architects with McCLAIN + YU Architecture & Design
Owner: Roswell Independent School District
Contractor: Waide Construction Company, Inc.
Photographer: Kirk Gittings Photography 

MERIT AWARD - CNM / APS EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE

Category: General Design
Architect: Jon Anderson Architecture
Owners: Central NM Community College & Albuquerque Public Schools
Contractor: Bradbury Stamm Construction
Photographers: Kirk Gittings Photography & Tania Nevarez, JAA

HONOR AWARD - CNM KC/ART BUILDING RENOVATION

Category: Adaptive Re-Use
Architect: SMPC Architects
Owner: Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)
Contractor: Franken Construction Company, Inc.
Photographers: Kirk Gittings Photography

HONOR AWARD - SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO HISTORIC PLAZA AREA RENOVATION

Category: Historic Renovation
Architect: Arrowhead Construction, JV, Suina Design + Architecture
Owner: Santo Domingo Pueblo
Contractor: Arrowhead Construction, JV, EPX Construction
Photographer: mattophoto, llc  

HONOR AWARD - SKYROOM RIO RANCHO

Category: General Design
Architect: McCLAIN + YU Architecture & Design
Landscape Architect: MRWM Landscape Architects
Landscape Design Consultant: SURFACEdesign
Owner: City of Rio Rancho | Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Contractor:  T.A. Cole and Sons General Contractor
Photographers: McCLAIN + YU Architecture & Design