ABQ UNM CityLab


Located at 505 Central Avenue NW, the ABQ UNM CityLab is a partnership between the City of Albuquerque and UNM School of Architecture and Planning. As a creative and collaborative venue in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, it provides a unique opportunity for students to participate in classes, seminars and to work with City officials and residents on issues around Albuquerque’s growth and revitalization.

Watch KOB News Feature on CityLab

2012/2013 CityLab Photo Gallery



city lab pechakucha series

ABQ UNM CityLab is proud to be an official host of PechaKucha Albuquerque series. These events are informal, fun gatherings with food and drinks where creative people can share their ideas, projects, thoughts, etc, in thePechaKucha 20x20 format. Each speaker gives a simple presentation showing 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The first PechaKucha Night was held in Tokyo in 2003 has spread to include over 600 cites worldwide. For more information visit the official PKN website.

Call for Presenters!

Our next event will be February 7th, 2014 jointly hosted by ABQ UNM CityLab. We are inviting architects, planners, designers, faculty, students, and creative community members to contribute! If you'd like to share your creative work, ideas, experiences etc, please submit a proposal to Professor Michaele Pride by January 15th, 2015. Please include your full name, affiliation, and proposed topic along with any related presentation experience.