The Archaeo Architects Daily (architecture, Santa Fe, etc.)
A wide-ranging selection of news related to green building, urban planning and design. by Jon Dick
Santa Fe New Mexico Architect Firm
In this design for a home in southwest Utah we chose to look back to the historical origins of Spanish Pueblo Revival vernacular and decided to create a compound, which is found in older homes throughout Mexico, Spain and the Middle East. Even though the home is essentially one building, we broke up the massing to give the appearance of several structures organized around a central courtyard. Hence, the primary rooms all have distinct massings and each takes advantage of the best views. In many respects, the architecture humbly steps back to allow the views to be paramount. This was achieved by wrapping butt-glazed windows around corners and seamlessly transitioned windows to skylights
Like many traditional…
Archaeo Architects wins AIA Award
Our project in the Galisteo Basin Preserve recently won an honor award from the AIA.
Dizzying Photos Reveal Everyday Geometry Hiding In Plain Sight
As Greek philosopher Pythagoras said: "There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres." Indeed, shapes and...
TRAVEL NEW MEXICO: World’s largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe
It’s more than the world’s largest folk art market. It’s about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses.