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Thursday - October 5, 2017


AIA New Mexico Opposes Border Wall

The Board of Directors of AIA New Mexico unanimously passed a Resolution on Alternatives to the Border Wall in opposition to the construction of a permanent wall extending the full length of the US/Mexico border. The Resolution was passed on September 19, 2017, joining fellow AIA chapters in other border states in opposition to the wall. The full Resolution may be read here.


2017 AIA New Mexico Awards GALA

The AIA New Mexico Design + Honor Awards Gala will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017, at the Albuquerque Museum of Art + History, 2000 Mountain Road NW, at 6:30 pm. Reservations are required and may be made here.

This biennial awards program encourages and recognizes distinguished architectural achievement by New Mexico architects. The program serves to increase public awareness of the outstanding services provided by architects as well as emphasize the importance of the architect's role in shaping the quality of the built environment through design excellence. Awards will be given in the categories of Design, Practice, Leadership, and Education.


Solar Training for Architects

WHAT: STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals (Albuquerque, NM). A specially-designed training for architects and engineers featuring an introduction on how to incorporate solar photovoltaics (PV) into design plans, how to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by offering solar PV to the clients, how speak with clients about the benefits of solar PV, and where to find information on the financial incentives available for solar PV. 6.5 AIA LU/HSW, 6.5 GBCI CEUs, & 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider

Sunpower by Positive Solar Energy Conference Room
3600 Pan American Fwy, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
WHEN: October 24, 2017 from 9:00am-4:00pm
COST: $125 regular price, $100 for AIA/ASHRAE members, $75 for NGO/Veterans, FREE for Students.
HOW: For more information and to register:
Questions? Please contact Sara Smith at

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