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 ...

La Plazuela Restaurant at La Fonda on the Plaza Receives Award

Posted by 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, ...