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Managing climate change impacts in our communities
January 30, 2020


UNM joins regional coalition to help communities adapt to the warming climate


 David Gutzler, John Fleck and Renia Ehrenfeucht are part of a regional consortium designed to manage climate…

Paul Lusk, Professor Emeritus, dies at 88
January 16, 2020

The School of Architecture and Planning and The Community and Regional Planning Department is sad to share the passing of a valued colleague, Emeritus Professor Paul Lusk. As a Principal Planner, he h…

SA+P Faculty and Students honored by AIA
January 3, 2020



Faculty and students from the School of Architecture and Planning were honored at the 2019 AIA Albuquerque Design Awards.


Dean emeriti Geraldine Forbes Isais and Roger Schulntz were amon…


2020 Jeff Harnar Award Winners Announced
February 28, 2020

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The School of Architecture and Planning has announced that the Tres Volcanes Collaborative Community School, by Jon Anderson Architecture has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Jeff Harnar Award …

SA+P to host renowned Mexican architect
February 11, 2020

Vasconcelos Library, Alberto Kalach

The University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning (SAP) is hosting renowned Mexican architect Alberto Kalach, at the school’s auditorium on Friday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. &#1…

Highlands Skybridge Winners Announced
February 10, 2020


The winners of the Highlands SkyBridge Design Competition sponsored by AIAS UNM and Titan Development were announced this week. The top three competitors each received awards: $2,000 to first place, $…

2020 Jeff Harnar Award
July 12, 2024

Vasconcelos Library

Join the SA+P for the announcement and presentation of the 2020 Jeff Harnar Award for Contemporary Architecture. 

Friday, February 28 at 5pm in the Garcia Honda Auditorium

Reception to follow



Nación Genízara to receive award
March 4, 2020


Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning Moises Gonzales has received an award for his latest publication: Nacn Genízara: Ethnogenesis, Place,and Identity in New M…


1975 M.Arch Alumni passes
April 6, 2020

The School of Architecture and Planning regrets to inform on of the passing of 1975 M.Arch alumnus Bashirul Haq.

From a tribute published with The Daily Star, "Haq's journey to the Uni…

Nora Wendl featured in Southwest Contemporary
April 2, 2020

Associate Professor of Architecture Nora Wendl was recently featured in Southwest Contemporary. Wendl gives an insight into her studio and current work--specifically highlighting her work on the Farns…

Giving in times of need
March 18, 2011

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Dear UNM alumni and friends,


Each one of us, whether we are in New Mexico, across the country, or around …



Claudia B. Issac named Distinguished Professor
June 25, 2020

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Claudia B. Issac has been promoted to the role of Distinguished Professor. Issac currently teaches in the Department of Community and Regional Planning, where she instructs courses such as Commun…

To Our Community
June 3, 2020

We are incensed by and condemn the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and the recurring militarized policing tactics.

We decry by the structural inequities in our healt…




Announcing the On the Brinck Book Award + Lecture
October 12, 2020

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SA+P has established the On the Brinck Book Award + Lecture to grow a vital collection of enlightened writing in our allied fields of architecture, landscape architecture, and community and regional …


SA+P Announces New Degrees and Certificates
November 23, 2020

UNM SA+P is pleased to announce the creation of four new pathways that build upon existing faculty specializations and—in some cases—harness the skills of new faculty members. We will admi…


Video Celebrates Fall 2020 Graduates
December 14, 2020

Congratulations to all of the Fall 2020 graduates of the School of Architecture and Planning. Watch this commencement video and join us in celebrating their achievement. Video premieres on December 14…