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There’s no ‘I’ in WOW! The Albuquerque Journal’s annual Top Workplaces awards compile employee survey feedback and recognize businesses with high employee satisfaction. The survey addresses key issues including company values and culture, professional development opportunities, meaningful work and innovation. Our practice is built on a culture that commits to our mission that pushes each […]

The Jicarilla-Apache Nation welcomed the Tribal Council to preview this spring and the wellness center is now open to the community to enjoy. The design concept reflects the idea of creating spaces for all the four major Community functions connected by a river (the Concourse). The site’s dramatic elevation change inspired the Forum Steps within […]

FBT is celebrating our Colorado Springs office’s third anniversary. After working throughout the region for over twenty years, in 2018 we opened a dedicated office to serve our Colorado projects and clients. Our team and project list have grown since then, but most of all our community has expanded. “It’s been incredibly rewarding to establish […]

Groundwork Studio was awarded Arid LID Coalition’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure’s top award for their work on the International District Urban Agriculture Plan’s Presbyterian Kaseman Health Resource Center (HRC) Community Garden. The Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Awards program promotes GSI projects and celebrates the outstanding teams exploring creative ways of meeting stormwater needs while caring for […]

After 75 years in their original building, the Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) group at Texas Tech University (TTU) has a new state-of-the-art facility. Led by FBT’s Daniel Chamberlain, the BSM Student Ministries Center exemplifies meticulous design and comprehensive project support from the idea phase through the ribbon-cutting and beyond.

Guadalupe-Parkway Sommerville Centers and Executive Director, Dela Esqueda, are dynamic community builders, passionate about their work and actively bringing people together to share resources and develop relationships. FBT is proud to be a part of this story. The Centers serve children and families of north and east Lubbock by equipping them with life skills and […]

A myriad of complex factors play into healthcare design. Every space integrates specialized functions, complex needs and multiple perspectives–patients, doctors, nurses, cleaning staff, and visitors must all be taken into account. Each hospital takes a different approach to delivering care–there are no one-size-fits-all solutions and getting it right can make a big difference in efficiency […]

We are seeking talented self-starters to join our team in both Albuquerque and Colorado Springs offices as Job Captain/Project Architects. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced collaborative studio environment within a variety of project types. Candidates should have a minimum five years professional experience. We seek to provide a challenging and […]

Groundwork Studio has been working with the American Heart Association and other community partners to promote updates to the City of Albuquerque’s Complete Street Ordinance. As part of this effort, they worked with the American Heart Association’s camera crew to film some of the more uncomfortable and dangerous streets in Albuquerque and develop renderings of […]

Jim takes the kids’ interview questions in stride and warmly explains the construction process, starting with the trucks coming from across town. Their spinning drums mix materials to create concrete that will support the new school. A personal connection and clear understanding of the process go a long way towards making the often long and […]

Growing out of FBT Architect’s commitment to multi-disciplined strategic planning, Groundwork Studio is taking on a life of its own in landscape architecture, urban design and planning. Pop-up playgrounds and trees adorned with oversized info tags, idea pallets and interactive string sculptures—it may all sound like child’s play but, in truth, these are just a […]

The McKinnon Center for Management at the UNM Anderson School opened to the public in July, and will welcome students for the fall 2018 semester. FBT is proud to have this project included in the Top Management Degrees “50 Most Beautiful Business Schools,” recognizing not only the building’s aesthetics, but the importance of design excellence […]