FBT Architects

FBT Architects Awarded for School Design


FBT Architects has won Southwest Contractor magazine’s New Mexico Best of 2007 K-12 Education Project for the Ventana Ranch Elementary School.

FBT Architects designed the 70,790 sf school, at 6801 Ventana Village Road NW, for Albuquerque Public Schools The $10.6 million project was started in September 2006. Phase I opened December 2006. The second and final phase opened August 2007.

The school’s general contractor was Shumate Constructors. The engineers were the Response Group, Walla Engineering and Jeff Mortenson Associates.

This was Southwest Contractor’s 10th year of hosting the awards. Its judges reviewed 708 entries representing 400 projects in New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada.