Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Construction Cost: $10.4M   Size: 52,000sf   

  • Chavez-Grieves served as the structural engineer of record for the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum facility
  • Designed to house exhibit, curatorial, administrative, educational and tenant lease space themed around the ballooning experience
  • Partial two story, high bay, approximately 52,000 square foot structure with a high-volume main gallery area for the display of hot air balloons
  • Structural framing system was primarily a steel building system with concrete accent columns and composite concrete over steel deck floors
  • The entire building envelope was calculated to perform to the Model Energy code requirements of the City of Albuquerque