Pacheco Street Lofts, Santa Fe, NM

 

Pacheco Street Lofts, Santa Fe, NM

Located on a previously vacant infill site directly abutting the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks in the industrial Railyard disctict of Santa Fe, 15 live/work lofts configured in three buildings demonstrate an Urban Design approach which concieves Architecture as a form of Urbanism through its innovative site, massing and appropriate density.

Inspired by the railroads, nearby industrial warehouse buildings and surrounding natural landscape, the Pacheco Street Lofts pioneer a more deeply contextual approach to design opposed to the faux adobe architecture vigorously promoted Santa Fe.

 This innovative infill project realizes an ambitions urban design strategy which re-makes and activates the street enclosure along Pacheco Street and brought life to a vacant and largely ignored block.

Awards:
2008 Albuquerque Chapter of American Institute of Architects Merit Award for Architecture
2007 Santa Fe Chapter of American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture

 

 

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