As an junior Architect working for Siegel Design Architects I was the lead drafter for this project. The project is a 7,000 square foot shelter for runaway youths in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The building is a combination of wood frame and adobe construction and is designed around a central courtyard. It is somewhat of a evolution of the courtyard typology and the Northern New Mexican ranch style home. It seeks to employ passive solar and natural lighting though out and also create a feeling of home for youths which temporarily don't have one.
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico