The New Mexico chapter of NAIOP (the commercial real estate development association) recognizes the top architecture projects in the state every year with their Awards of Excellence. This year three of our clients – Studio Southwest Architects, Chavez-Grieves Consulting Engineers, Inc. and NCA Architects– won top project awards for their architecture engineering and design projects. Congratulations to all of them for winning such prestigious awards, their winning projects are:
Award: Chavez Grieves’ Architects won the NAIOP Chairman’s Award for the renovation of the University of New Mexico Arena, better known locally as the Pit. The Pit renovation included an expansion of meeting and special event space and brought the 45 year old venue up to contemporary standards of the best in College sports arenas. The renovation also met all of the support functions for UNM men and womens’ basketball programs under one roof.
Award: Chavez Grieves’ Engineers also won the category for Education Post-Secondary with the Gateway Building at Central New Mexico Community College’s Rio Rancho Campus. The project was a multistory 66,000 square-food instructional building that is the first structure on the 40-acre CNM campus at Rio Rancho’s City Center. The project was completed at $2 million under budget and is designed to meet the standards of LEED Gold Certification.
Award: Studio Southwest Architects won the category for Renovation/Remodel with the beautiful historic renovation of the Memorial Hospital built in 1926 into Hotel Parq Central, the chic new hotel in Downtown Albuquerque.
Award: Studio Southwest Architects also won the category of Education Remodel with the renovation and expansion of Connor Hall on the Santa Fe campus of the New Mexico School for the Deaf from the historic pueblo-revival style dormitory built in 1928.
Award: NCA Architects won the NAIOP Award of Excellence for the New Mexico Court of Appeals, which had also previously won an AIA architecture design award. The New Mexico Court of Appeals is a 33,000 square foot three-level facility housing courtroom facilities and Judges Offices.
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