MetroABQ Parks & Greenspaces Part III

MetroABQ Parks & Greenspaces Part III
by Chris Lucas

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MetroABQ Newsletter -- December: Public Art & Parks & Greenspaces

MetroABQ Newsletter -- December: Public Art & Parks & Greenspaces
by Chris Lucas

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North Valley Open House: 2712 Calle Tranquilo NW

North Valley Open House: 2712 Calle Tranquilo NW
by Chris Lucas

Gorgeous single story home in private gated community in the North Valley!

 

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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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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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