The work of Autotroph has been honored by numerous design awards including the following:


New Mexico AIA Design Excellence Award Program

2013 Honor Award:  Modern Ruin


Santa Fe AIA Design Excellence Award Program

2016 Citation Award: Meow Wolf

2013 Citation Award:  Santa Fe Trails Bus Shelter Upgrades

2012 Honor Award:  Modern Ruin

2012 Merit Award:  Re-Barn

2011 Citation Award:  Warehouse 21

2011 Citation Award : Chuska Apartments

2002 Merit Award: UNM Law School Frederick M. Hart Wing


2015 Baltimore AIA Bmore Resilient Design Competition

Honorable Mention: DIRT


2013 Baltimore Carbon Challenge Design Competition

2nd place: E+ Row House


NM Mortgage Finance Authority LIHTC Design Competition

2013 3rd Place: Village in the Bosque

2007 1st Place: 18th Street Windfarm

2006 1st place: Chuska Apartments


NM Mortgage Finance Affordable Housing Preservation Project of the Year

2010: Belen Crossing Apartments


2008 Greenworks Design Competition

Honorable Mention: Watershed 637


The work of autotroph has been featured books, articles and magazines.

Our project MODERN RUIN was featured in Sibylle Kramer's ROUGH STYLE:  Architecture, Interior, Design.  This is a beautiful 450 page book featuring 100 exceptional buildings across the globe that exemplify a particular kind of 'roughness' - a style created through a unique combination of materials or construction methods.  The book is available from BRAUN Publishing.

Trend Magazine

Eco Source



Santa Fe New Mexican

Home: Santa Fe Real Estate Guide

Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico Business Journal

New Mexico Business Weekly

In Focus New Mexico