BFA+D + Art

BFA+D + Art

With the renovation of Santa Fe’s historic La Fonda on the Plaza hotel well underway, the BFA+D staff, along with a number of local artists and craftsmen, have been engaged in several unique art projects, each of them an integral component to the renovation of the hotel’s 164 guestrooms.  The objective to maintain elements of ...

How we Love our Northeastern University Interns!

Posted on Jan 28, 2013 in News | No Comments

We are pleased to welcome our newest Intern Architects to the firm, Yiming Wei and Leah Brave Solomon, both pursuing majors in Architecture at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.  Yiming and Leah join BFA+D at an exciting and busy time as one of our signature projects, the La Fonda on the Plaza hotel renovation is ...

Santa Fe ranked 7th for “Top Art & Architecture Destination”

Posted on Aug 29, 2012 in News, Uncategorized | No Comments

Our very own “City Different” has been ranked 7th for “Top 10 International Destinations for Art & Architecture” by Hotwire.com.  Among other iconic cites including Paris, France, Florence, Italy, and Amsterdam, Netherlands, Santa Fe’s incredible art scene and its well-maintained architectural heritage have placed it in this unique and prestigious category.  We are thrilled that ...

“Rehabilitating Resources” The New Mexico Commission for the Blind opens new Skills Training Center in Albuquerque, and prepares for the remodel of a facility in Alamogordo, NM

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in Community, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

Earlier this summer, members of the Board of Directors of the New Mexico Commission for the Blind (NMCFB), dedicated its new, state-of-the-art Skills Training Center located in south Albuquerque. A former 6,000 square-foot sewing area attached to the larger Albuquerque facility was transformed into a warm, comfortable training center where life skills can be taught ...

La Plazuela Restaurant at La Fonda on the Plaza Receives Award

Posted on May 11, 2012 in Historic Preservation, Hospitality, News | No Comments

“Congratulations” to our Client, La Fonda on the Plaza for receiving the State of New Mexico Historic Preservation Division’s 2012 Architectural Heritage Award for the renovation of La Plazuela restaurant!  The vision of the hotel’s leadership and management to renovate the restaurant was achieved by engaging in a holistic design process involving a thorough research ...

“A sacred space”: Reaching out to New Mexico’s Native American Communities

“A sacred space”: Reaching out to New Mexico’s Native American Communities

Nambe Pueblo, 1934 HABS Photo Settled in the earlier part of the 14th Century, the Pueblo of Nambe is one of New Mexico’s 19 Pueblo tribes, and one of six Tewa-speaking Pueblos.  Historically, Nambe was known for its strong agriculture, textiles, and pottery production.  Nestled in the foothills of the the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, ...

Welcome to the new BFA+D website and blog!

Posted on Jan 11, 2012 in News | One Comment

Barbara Felix Architecture + Design went live with a new website and blog that we hope you will find useful and informative. We want to introduce you to our world-class design capabilities while also providing a creative way to keep you informed about our projects, what (and who) inspires us, and providing some information about ...