SP - Goal One
SA+P Mission Statement
The School’s mission is to provide an excellent educational experience that is inspired by a solid base of scholarship, research, and professional practice. The academic philosophy of the School is keyed to three primary objectives: to elevate the aesthetic, ethical, and theoretical foundations of our professionals; to understand the significance of ecological and social conditions in planning and design; and to be responsive to the culture and history of New Mexico and the region. The faculty of the School is committed to increasing public awareness of the importance of the natural and built environment and the relationship of design to societal needs and aspirations.
SA+P Vision Statement
The vision for the School of Architecture and Planning is to develop leaders who understand, visualize, design, and plan responsible and inclusive futures for people in a water-scarce and culturally rich region.
Goal One: SA+P Advances New Mexico
Objective 1.1 Strategically expand basic and applied research and design to address critical issues facing New Mexico and humanity.
- Expand Research
- Interdisciplinary Design
- Industry Collaboration
- Innovation Lab (FabLab / Computer Lab)
- Technology Transfer
- Research Centers
- Research Activity
- Research Forum
- Research Space
- Research Database
Objective 1.2 Embrace a leadership role in the economic development of New Mexico through investments in research, education, and innovation programs that support the success of the state’s economy.
- Leadership Role
- Community Building / Three Depts = Built Environment
- Land + Water Education / Research
- Land + Water Symposium
- Climate Change
- Indigenous Design + Planning Research and Symposium
Objective 1.3 Be a force for social justice and health equity by working with the varied and rich communities of our state to enhance the health of all New Mexicans.
- Social Justice / Health Equity
- Social Justice Education / Research
- Spatial Justice Education / Research
- Public Health + Built Environment
Objective 1.4 Engage stakeholders to understand their unique needs and enhance the trust and strong relationships needed to further align our efforts with the needs of state agencies, economic development organizations, local communities, military and veteran organizations, tribal nations, and others.
- Connect to Stakeholders
- Engage Local / State
- Engage Tribal Nations
- Engage Nationally and Internationally
- Climate Adaptation Organizations + Agencies
Objective 1.5 Contribute to the life, cultures, well-being, and vibrancy of our state by creating and supporting athletics, cultural events, and the arts of New Mexico, including the built environment through cultural and heritage preservation / tourism.
- New Mexico?s Built Heritage Preservation
- Historic Preservation + Regionalism