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Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative Completes First Year of Southwest Case Studies

Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative Completes First Year of Southwest Case Studies

“The Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, an initiative of Enterprise Community Partners, supports culturally and environmentally sustainable affordable housing appropriate to American Indian communities nationwide. We help to build capacity through building relationships, focusing on core values specific to each place and rooted in the spirit, the community and the land. Through technical assistance and research of best practices, we can help a community to reduce their impact on the natural world, gain self-sufficiency and provide solutions for culturally appropriate, healthy and affordable housing.”

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Triangle District in the News

Triangle District in the News

Sunday’s Journal North had this to say about the origins of the Triangle District:

“Perhaps Willem Malten, owner of Cloud Cliff Bakery, on Second Street by the railroad crossing, might know some history. Malten’s business has been in the neighborhood since the late ’80s. His bakery now shares its space with El Patio Cafe.

“Before, it was called ‘The Crossing,’ because of the railroad crossing,” said Malten. “But it seemed a little too religious.” Malten said he thought urban designer Roy Wroth was the person who first called the area the Triangle District.”

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Rail Corridor Study Wins NM AIA Award

Rail Corridor Study Wins NM AIA Award

The Santa Fe Rail Corridor Study won the 2009 AIA Design Award in Urban Design.  The project team included Atkin Olshin Schade Architects, Roy Wroth urbanism+planning, and Charlier and Associates.

The project also won the Santa Fe AIA 2008 Design Excellence Award.

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Aldea from the Air

Aldea from the Air

Aldea de Santa Fe is a village development outside Santa Fe. When I worked at Lloyd and Tryk Architects, I drew the Development Plan and wrote the Design Guidelines.  A decade later, it is finally starting to fill in.

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