New Mexican Architect Has Spent 55 Years Breaking the Rules

By Ron Stauffer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For five decades, architect Bart Prince has been told time and again, “You can’t do that.” This has never given him a moment’s pause.

Prince is known internationally for designing large buildings with strange shapes, complex angles, and a disregard for the traditional Adobe style that has defined New Mexico architecture.

He intentionally avoids the brown stucco and Adobe look distinctive to the Southwest. His dislike of the style goes back to his childhood. Continue reading “New Mexican Architect Has Spent 55 Years Breaking the Rules”