Tony Hillerman Middle School

This 169,410 sf middle school was designed to serve 1,200 students. The project was organized into two separate buildings; the first housing classrooms and administrative offices and the second housing the gymnasium and cafeteria. This arrangement allowed for the main classroom wings and administrative areas to be isolated during after-hours or weekend community gatherings and events. Courtyard areas between the buildings act as a large outdoor classroom/gathering space and provide independent controlled access to the gymnasium, and cafeteria. This was the first Design-Build project for APS and it featured a fast-track schedule of 18 months for both design and construction.

Key project features included classrooms, administration areas, gymnasiums, cafeteria, kitchen, and administrative spaces. Although the project was only required to achieve LEED Silver, the project achieved LEED Gold certification.

“To summarize my experience with Bradbury Stamm, their integrity and honesty have been at the forefront of our work together. They have staffed the project with top performers, have priced the project fairly, and, not insignificantly, have been gracious and accommodating when we ask for changes. I would consider them an asset to any project, and would go out of my way to work with them again.”

Janet Lacy, AIA, APS Staff Architect
Albuquerque Public Schools