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Bank of the Rio Grande, Old Town Branch

Desiring high quality and authentically New Mexican character for their first Albuquerque branch, Bank of the Rio Grande began by selecting a prominent existing building in historic Old Town.   Beyond creating state-of-the-art banking systems and employing the newest ideas in branch design, the bank wanted the look and feel of an endearingly comfortable space that would encourage customers to relax and linger in a setting more like a hotel lobby or private library than a traditional bank.  Our design solution is inspired by early 20th century territorial style regionalism and the standards set in this project have established a benchmark for future design and use needs for the bank and its customers.

LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico
CLIENT: Bank of the Rio Grande
SCOPE:  schematic design through construction administration
COST: $1.25 Million
AWARDS: AGC New Mexico Best Building Award