A survey is made of public and commercial buildings in Albuquerque, New Mexico, built between 1920 and 1960. Each of the eighty-five buildings selected is illustrated, described, and discussed in relation to its physical and temporal context and to the architect and his academic and professional background. An introductory section defines and discusses the architectural styles represented. A list of all architects known to have practiced in Albuquerque during the defined period is included in the Appendices, as well as biographical material on twenty-seven architects including summaries of interviews with thirteen architects.
In her conclusion to the author reviews the fate of architectural-theoretical considerations as revealed in the biographies and the history, describes the range of modes of expression of Idea in building Form, and discusses the place of theory in architectural design.
Level of Degree
School of Architecture and Planning
First Committee Member (Chair)
Don Paul Schlegel
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
Robert Carlton Walters
Fourth Committee Member
Robert Carl Cohlmeyer
Bergman, Edna Heatherington. "The Fate of Architectural Theory in Albuquerque, New Mexico: Buildings of Four Decades, 1920-1960." (1978). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/arch_etds/72