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How do you design public spaces that make all walks of life feel like they belong? By trying on a bunch of different shoes. Our team has extensive project experience while serving in the public sector, providing invaluable insights and creating efficiencies throughout each step of the design process. By being deeply involved in the communities we live in while diligently working to understand the communities of others, we know what kind of environments connect people to the things they need and connect more profoundly to one another.
It takes an office
Project: Children’s Wellness Center
The CYFD (Children, Youth and Family Division) Child Wellness Center is a multiphase project which will ultimately house the majority…
Design for putting out fires
Project: Fire Stations 2 & 7
These two fire stations are a new prototypical design developed for the City of Albuquerque to save design and construction…
Ideas for the long haul
Project: Municipal Operations Center
In 2011, Dekker Perich Sabatini was contracted to provide a Needs Assessment and Conceptual Design for the Farmington Municipal Office…
Can you believe the view?
Project: Mariposa East Commons
High Desert Development commissioned Dekker Perich Sabatini to design a “21st Century New Mexico landmark” to establish design guidelines for…
A ticket to revitalize
Project: Alvarado Transportation Center
The Alvarado, the former site of a much-loved historic Fred Harvey hotel, was perfectly suited for an inter-modal center due…
Exercising the heart of the community
Project: Mariposa Community Center
Given a dramatic landscape and backdrop, the Mariposa development sought to preserve the natural terrain of rolling hills and high…
A building that's ready for anything
Project: Santa Fe AASF Readiness Center
The New Mexico Department of Military Affairs decided to transform an aging building, originally constructed in 1978 as an Aviation…
A monunmental meeting place
Project: Albuquerque Convention Center
Originally built in the late 1960s with the brutalist aesthetic popular at the time, the Albuquerque Convention Center lacked a…
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