Friends of Architecture Santa Fe is incorporated under the laws of the State of New Mexico as a nonprofit organization. 

Friends is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and is classifed as a public charity.  All contributions are deductible under section 170 of the Code.

Tom Spray is the Executive Director.


The mission of Friends of Architecture Santa Fe is to enhance and foster awareness, knowledge and appreciation of architecture and the built environment

By promoting and supporting a diverse array of programs and activities, Friends provides learning opportunities for both the public and local design professionals.

Friends explores the design ideas and influences that impact the quality of our lives, using lectures, local and travel tours, films, publications and web material, exhibits, workshops and community events.

Friends of Architecture Santa Fe was founded by members of the Santa Fe Chapter of the

American Institute of Architects


Board of Directors


Allan Baer, AIA

Gayla Bechtol, AIA

Anthony Guida, AIA

Luca Marino-Baker, Associate AIA

John Padilla, AIA

David Rasch

Robert Zachry, AIA



444 Galisteo Street Santa Fe  NM 87501  architecturesantafe@gmail.com  (505) 428-9056

Strategic Council

Craig Hoopes, AIA

Sandy Zane


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