We can't believe that Baker A+D is turning 15 years old... Looking back since the beginning, we have certainly grown as a firm and business, but without a doubt, our principles of design have remained firmly grounded in the ideas of user-driven, local design. With most of our projects specializing in education these days, it seems especially important to remember that the design of architecture is bound to affect the cultivation of these growing and young minds. It was nearly 10 years ago that we reflected on Le Corbusier and his famous words "a house is a machine for living in," and couldn't fathom the idea of living in a machine (let alone eating in a machine for eating). Here we are again, but with a deeper delicacy when confronting the idea that students might be going to a school that is "a machine for learning." Now that's pretty frightening.… Read More »
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Baker Architecture + Design provides full architectural services with a concentration on developing creative modern solutions utilizing contemporary materials and technologies appropriate to the climate and indigenous architecture of New Mexico. Read More »


Trolley Barn and Ernie Pyle Receive another Honor After enduring for 105 years, the old sandstone building in Las Vegas, NM, receives an uplifting remodel. Whilst retaining the historic facades and reusing much of the steel components of the building structure, the Department of Media arts & Technology was given new form. The juxtaposition between the new and… Read More »


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