Chinook Trail Middle School

JP Arnold

Chinook Trail Middle School was a custom design-build with a state-of-the-art environment that allows for sustainability and energy-efficiency. This 21st century school encompasses learning pods, a coffee shop-style library, a curiosity center, learning stair and a cafeteria-to-theater room with stadium seating. The educational theme of the school was to provide project-based learning environments for students. The collaborative design planning group …

ABQ BioPark Aquarium, North American River Otter Exhibit

Kim Altmire

The River Otter Habitat at the ABQ BioPark Aquarium features a 25,000 gallon pool inside a 3,000 square foot sloping exhibition space. A slide located at the top of the slope allows Chaos and Mayhem, the exhibit’s otters to glide into their freshwater pool. The deep pool has two viewing windows below the water line to allow visitors to enjoy …

Central New Mexico Community College, Max Salazar Hall Central Utility Plant

Kim Altmire

Central New Mexico Community College needed to replace the existing central utility plant located in the Max Salazar classroom building. The new standalone building was designed as an interactive learning space for students and faculty with accessible equipment spaces, monitors for viewing the control systems, and color coded mechanical piping and electrical conduit to promote learning and student engagement. The …

Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Rust Medical Center

Kasey Skarsgard

Presbyterian Healthcare Services’ Rust Medical Center underwent a multiphase transformation in which the original 90,000 SF hospital was developed to a multi-building campus with a 535,000 SF hospital, 101,000 SF medical office building, and 11,000 SF central plant. Designed with the patients and convenience in mind, Rust offers all private patient rooms that are adaptable to any level of care, …

Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Administrative Center

Kasey Skarsgard

Designed with the future in mind, Presbyterian Healthcare Services’ Reverend Hugh A. Cooper Administrative Center facility houses over 2,100 employees. Nicknamed “The Coop,” the 320,000 sf headquarters building features the latest effective strategies for workforce productivity, recruitment, and retention and long term operational efficiency for the health plan and clinical support staff. The multi-phase project includes a renovation of the …

Kirtland Air Force Base, Aircraft Maintenance Facility

Kasey Skarsgard

Bridgers & Paxton designed the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology systems for the new construction, HMC-130 Fuel Cell Maintenance Hangar, Armament Shop and Corrosion Control Facility at Kirtland Airforce Base. The 32,208 SF H/MC-130 Fuel Cell Facility is a one-story facility with a hangar bay sized for the H/MC-130 aircraft, offices, locker room, breakroom, and a dispatch office. The Hangar …

Yuma Regional Medical Center Emergency Department

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Constructed in 1957, Yuma Regional Medical Center is home to a growing community that had outgrown its medical resource, leaving a need for an expansion of the Emergency Department. In three-years, the design team was able to expand the facility to 71,000+ SF, add a three-level parking garage to alleviate pedestrian traffic and parking issues, and relocate the central utility …

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Strategic Computing Complex

Kasey Skarsgard

Home to some of the most powerful supercomputers in the world such as, Q-Machine, Roadrunner and Trinity, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s secured supercomputing facility known as the Nicolas C. Metropolis Center for Modeling and Simulation or simply, the Strategic Computing Complex (SCC) needed to upgrade the facility to prepare for the most recent Trinity platform upgrade. LANL wanted to make …

City of Albuquerque, Patrick J. Baca Library

Kasey Skarsgard

Completed in 2015 and the largest branch library in the system, the Patrick J. Baca Library is unique in its own right. The two-story library features state-of-the-art mechanical, electrical, A/V, security and IT systems, all designed by B&P. The library uses an underfloor air distribution/raised floor system which will ease the work of redistributing systems for future expansion. Focusing on …

City of Albuquerque, Convention Center

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The Albuquerque Convention Center underwent a complete renovation transforming both the east and west buildings into a modern gathering space while still maintaining the traditional and strong New Mexican aesthetic through the interior. Completed in two phases, the West Wing Ballrooms, 11,000 square foot kitchen, dock area, and the stucco exterior of the East and West Buildings all received a …