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Van Gilbert, FAIA, founder of VHGArchitects, (VGHA) announced his retirement in August 2020. As long-time friends, colleagues (and sometimes competitors!) VHGA chose FBT to assume responsibility for completing their remaining projects. FBT has a long-standing reputation for focusing on the client and is known for being a true advocate for their projects. This seamless hand-over […]

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 […]

The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH), a 580-bed hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., has chosen HDR and FBT Architects in partnership to proceed with the design of the UNMH Modern Medical Facility. The UNMH project is part of a multi-phase, multi-year project to design, construct and operate a new Modern Medical Facility to serve the […]

Reprinted from the Albuquerque Journal’s “Regents award contracts for UNMH addition“ By Steve Knight / Journal Staff Writer The University of New Mexico’s long-time mission to build a “modern medical facility” got back on track on Tuesday after regents voted to proceed with program management services and architectural design planning. It’s a significant step forward […]

2018 NAIOP Awards

December 11, 2018

We’re excited to announce that two of FBT’s projects won Eagle Awards of Excellence from NAIOP this year: CNM Smith Brasher Hall for an education renovation and Farmington High School in the education category. NAIOP NM, New Mexico’s Commercial Real Estate Development Association, honors buildings that stand out based on their market appeal and design, […]

FBT Architects continues its legacy and vision for success with strategic advancement of two key leaders in the firm. FBT is pleased to announce the promotion of Brenda Pinion and Michele Carter to executive management positions as Associates in the firm. Both Brenda and Michele will contribute in the firm’s growth and expansion across the […]

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 […]

FBT Architects, an innovative, design-oriented firm has immediate positions for Architects and Intern Architects. We are seeking creative and talented individuals willing to work in a collaborative high-energy studio environment. Candidates should preferably have a minimum of 3 years of experience in an architectural practice. Revit proficiency is required. We offer a competitive salary commensurate […]

FBT Architects is pleased to announce Sanjay Engineer’s promotion to Vice President, supporting the firm’s continued growth and innovation across the southwest. A 26-year industry veteran, his expanded role comes on the heels of continued firm success in communities across the Southwest including Farmington and the Four-Corners area, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Colorado and Texas. […]

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff Writer Reprinted from the Albuquerque Journal’s “Opening for Business” ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The new home for the Anderson School of Management on the University of New Mexico campus is nearly complete. Faculty and staff members are expected to move into the business school’s McKinnon Center for Management over the […]

by Ellen Marks, Journal Assistant Business Editor Reprinted from the Albuquerque Journal’s “Bank of the West Center gets initial OK“ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A nearly block-long development in the Downtown area that will include seven stories of retail space, offices and apartments has won initial approval for $30 million in metropolitan redevelopment bonds. The Albuquerque […]