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Baker Architecture + Design
Founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2002, Baker A+D is driven by the idea of incorporating the highest levels of architectural research, investigation and design with contemporary technology and innovative practice. Baker A+D provides full architectural services and is versed in a wide variety of projects including commercial, residential and educational. We believe that the best architecture comes from a collaborative relationship with our clients. Listening to the client and understanding the site provide valuable information about the limitations and opportunities of each situation. We are experienced with new construction as well as renovations and additions.

Baker A+D excels in design. We have received numerous awards and enjoy developing creative and appropriate solutions utilizing contemporary materials and technology appropriate to the desert climate and indigenous architecture of New Mexico.

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Mark's experience has included a variety of projects, from large public projects to intricately detailed private residences. His diverse background affords a unique and cultivated perspective to the practice of architecture; allowing for the distillation of design ideas on the macro and micro levels. Improving the urban landscape, creating harmonious spaces, and providing sustainable buildings are the driving principles of Mark's work. He holds a Masters of Architecture from the UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Design. Mark's work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2000 and published in Architecture, Architectural Record, Sunset Magazine, Progressive Architecture, and New Mexico Designer / Builder.
Mark Rea Baker, AIA
Tomas Sanchez is a licensed architect and graduate of UNM’s Master of Architecture Program. Tomas has been with baker A+D for over ten years and, along with Mark, manages all aspects of the firm's projects including the schedule, budget, controls, communication, and client and contractor driven concerns. His experience extends to educational, commercial and residential work and his project management skills have helped to complete many of Baker A+D's award winning projects.
Tomas Sanchez, RA
Christine Williams graduated from UNM's Master of Architecture Program in 2012 and along with her Masters Degree she also received a Graduate Certificate in Preservation and Regionalism. Christine has been with Baker A+D since March 2014 and during that time has offered her extensive Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Revit experience on several projects including Ernie Pyle Middle School, the NMHU Trolley Barn, and Lincoln Elementary School.
Christine Williams, RA
Nicholas Rienstra is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology and has been with Baker A+D for two years. During that time he has offered his advanced drafting and 3D modeling and rendering skills on a number of large scale projects including the Ernie Pyle Middle School Sixth Grade Building and the NMHU Trolley Barn.
Nicholas Rienstra

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