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 …

Phoenix Theater

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Having undergone several renovations and name changes since its inception in 1920, the Phoenix Theater reached new heights in 2013 when the theater not only underwent a renovation, but also opened the doors to a state-of-the-art, 250-seat Black Box Theater. The redesigned main stage consists of a fully realized modern stage house, wing space, fly loft, under-stage traps and auditorium …

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 …

Miraval Resort and Spa

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Nestled at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Sonoran Desert, the Miraval Resort underwent an extensive renovation in 2012. What was once a yogi’s dream retreat, B&P was able to create a relaxing atmosphere, yet bring life to the resort villas and wellness spa through ambient lighting and upgraded HVAC systems, solar water heating and low-flow plumbing …