Architectural Research


In doing work that falls outside the traditional bounds of design and preservation, we often get to participate in groundbreaking research into new ways of seeing buildings and landscape in relation to its environment.


Current Research:

  • Ethnobotany and Architecture of the Indigenous Peoples of New Mexico
  • Agricultural Secondary Plazas in New Mexican Towns and Villages
  • Vernacular Architecture and Solar Orientation Relative to Town Planning

Research Reports:


Research Interests:

Design, Sustainability, Vernacular Design, Historic Preservation, Critical Regionalism, Bio-Climatic Design, History of Design and Art, Design Theory, Andrea Palladio, Alexander Girard, Culture, Photography, Popular Culture, Mythology, Economic Development, Sustainable Water Resources Management, New Mexico, Blended Learning, Collaborative Learning, Philosophy, and Cultural Studies