The University of New Mexico – School of Architecture
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Construction Cost: $21.4 Million   Size: 108,000sf   

  • 108,000 square foot, four-story campus facility included a basement and both high and low roof levels
  • Structural systems involved metal deck over open web steel joist and steel beams supported by steel girder beams
  • Chavez-Grieves Consulting Engineers designed 40-foot-long cantilevered concrete walls
  • 650,000 pounds of concrete were used to create the cantilevered walls
  • A 652 pound per foot beam was also incorporated to span 56 feet