Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Farm

Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Farm
by Chris Lucas

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Los Ranchos de ABQ Garden Tour -- Architecture Images

Los Ranchos de ABQ Garden Tour -- Architecture Images
by Chris Lucas

The above garden & the trumpet vine garden below, surround a remarkable Spanish Pueblo Revival adobe home, complete with a latilla-covered portale & an elevated veranda, among other classic Spanish Pueblo Revival features. Read More


MetroABQ Newsletter: Los Ranchos de Albuquerque & Downtown SW Vernacular

MetroABQ Newsletter: Los Ranchos de Albuquerque & Downtown SW Vernacular
by Chris Lucas

North Valley Photo Essay: The Los Ranchos Garden Tour
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Two Offerings Unique to the MetroABQ (reprint)

Two Offerings Unique to the MetroABQ (reprint)
by Chris Lucas

Just east of the West Side Cottonwood Mall shopping district, across the Rio Grande, is an amazing jumping off point for the miles of trails & bike paths along the river and beyond. You can go from the stop-and-go streetlight congestion around the Mall area, to the serene Rio Grande Bosque trails within seconds after crossing over the Alameda Bridge.
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Architect Antoine Predock -- Three Samples

Architect Antoine Predock -- Three Samples
by Chris Lucas

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5 Tennis Court NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

5 Tennis Court NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
by Chris Lucas


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Architect Spotlight: Bart Prince

Architect Spotlight: Bart Prince
by Chris Lucas

Bart Prince, born in ABQ and raised here and in Santa Fe, said he has always hated fake adobe structures, even as a little kid. At TheHouseBeneathTHeMountain.Blogspot.com, an interview with him describing his Scherger/Kolberg house seen at bottom, Prince talks about how “a residence is a temple for the people who live there… celebrating the natural environment.” Unfortunately though, he continued “the typical way people build adobe, say or buildings that the think are sort of indigenous looking, is just to imitate what they’ve seen– and usually is made out of frame and stucco… Adobe burgers I call them.”
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Westside Oasis: La Luz del Oeste

Westside Oasis: La Luz del Oeste
by Chris Lucas

Million Dollar Views for under 200K! Read More