K-12 Education

Rio Grande High School
Ninth Grade Academy
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Higher Education

New Mexico Tech
Geology Department
Socorro, New Mexico

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K-12 Education

Santo Domingo
Elementary & Middle School
Santo Domingo, New Mexico

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Higher Education

University of New Mexico
Centennial Engineering Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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K-12 Education

Mesa Middle School
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Higher Education

Eastern New Mexico University
Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building
Portales, New Mexico

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K-12 Education

V. Sue Cleveland High School
Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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K-12 Education

Santa Fe Indian School
Wellness Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Commercial

Mack Energy Corporate Office
Artesia, New Mexico

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Higher Education

University of New Mexico
Science & Math Learning Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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K-12 Education

Crownpoint Elementary School
Crownpoint, New Mexico

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Recent News


9th Grade Academy at Rio Grande High School

One of the most challenging times in a young student’s life can be the big leap from middle school to high school. The new Rio Grande High School Ninth Grade Academy is designed to ease that transition for all ninth graders in Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) by...

Santo Domingo Elementary and Middle School

Multiple stakeholders, including the Kewa Tribal Council, the Pueblo Governor, the building committee, families of students, and faculty and representatives of the Bernalillo Public Schools (BPS) joined together to plan the new Santo Domingo Elementary and Middle...

New Staff Members

VHGArchitects Welcomes New Staff Crimella and Nuccio Bring Diverse Backgrounds and Experience to the Firm Albuquerque-based VHGArchitects (formerly Van H. Gilbert Architect PC) has added two new staff members to its design team. "We are pleased to announce that Celina...

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VAN H. GILBERT ARCHITECTS (VHGA) is a firm of accomplished architects, designers and supporting staff. Over its 41-year history, VHGA has established a reputation as a leading design firm in the region with much experience in commercial, academic, cultural and zoological projects. The firm leverages talent, knowledge and devotion to design contemporary structures that preserve local heritage and inspire sustainability, while creating a broad portfolio of projects that enrich our diverse communities.

Ranked as a top educational design firm in New Mexico by Engineering News-Record Southwest, many projects designed by VHGA have achieved LEED certification as well as recognition from the federal Energy Star program. With over 40 years of experience planning educational and community-focused facilities, VHGA has gained notoriety for delivering reliable services and creating structures that are innovative, simple in concept, efficient in operations, energy conserving, and completed on budget and on schedule. Additionally, the firm incorporates a strong emphasis on communication, exceeding expectations and cultivating a cooperative work relationship between owner, contractor and team members to achieve excellence.