DePonte Investments, Inc.

Bureau of Indian Affairs
Phase I- Albuquerque Headquarters

Albuquerque, New Mexico

This is a level 4 security facility of 150,000 s.f. which follows latest GSA standards for anti-terrorism/force protection design. The building is a contemporary three story office/training and law enforcement and conference center for various BIA divisions, and is oriented to create a secure plaza and parking court with excellent views of the Sandia Mountains. The project has state of the art open and private office design, full audio visual/presentation system design, computer networking, access control and video monitoring, specialty spaces include an armory and interview rooms for the law enforcement division.

Site & Campus Design:
The site design orients the building to minimize west exposure, maximize views of the Sandia Mountains, and to create the first phase of a major campus masterplan which integrates landscaping, views, buildings and parking to create a safe and pedestrian friendly environment The project has numerous LEED driven sustainable design features such as sunshades, energy efficient HVAC, rainwater recovery, and healthy/recycled content interior materials.

Completion: February, 2004 (Building 1)

Design Build Team:
DePonte Investments, Inc.
DCSW Architects
Opus Construction
















2006 DePonte Investments, Inc.