AWARDS

NMASLA Design Awards 2016, Highest Award of Excellence: Woven Plains; Design Exploratory Honor Award: Seaholm Intake Design Competition; Communication Honor Award: Old School Green Infrastructure; Design Constructed Merit Award: El Parque del Rio

Hacienda Parade of Homes 2016, Best Outdoor Living; Best Water Efficiency; Best Design; Best Energy Efficiency: Luz del Dia Residence

American Council of Engineering Companies NM Excellence Award, 2016: SWAN Park

AIA ABQ Merit Award, 2015: El Parque del Rio

Mayor's Award for Excellence, Santa Fe Heritage Preservation Award, 2015: Drury Plaza Hotel

Cultural Preservation Award, Santa Fe Heritage Preservation, 2015: Wheelwright Museum

State Heritage Preservation Award, 2015: Wheelwright Museum

Sustainable Santa Fe Award, 2014: El Parque del Rio

Top 10 Finalist: Intake + Outfalls, 2013: Seaholm Intake Design Competition, Austin TX, 2013

MFA Affordable Housing NM Competition Winner, 2013

ASLA National Honor Award, 2011: Galisteo Modern Residence

NMASLA Design Awards 2011: Planning Merit Award: South Capitol Campus Master Plan

ASLA National Honor Award, 2010: Catalina Foothills Residence

EXHIBITS + EVENTS

Seaholm Design Intake Competition Top 10 Finalists, Austin City Hall, 2013

Fanta Se Festival, 2013

Women in the Dirt NM Exhibition, University of New Mexico, 2012

Re:Mike Urban Redevelopment Temporary Installation with Creative Santa Fe, 2012

Current Landscape Architecture in NM, University of New Mexico, 2010

Parking Day Temporary Installation, Santa Fe, NM 2010

PRESS

"Boom Town" Trend Magazine, Summer 2017

"New Design Revealed for Popular Scenic Overlook" El Paso Inc.

"Performance Art" Su Casa Magazine, Winter 2017

"Pouring with Panache" Su Casa Magazine, Winter 2017

"Artistic Outlet" Santa Fean Magazine, August/September 2016

"Set Your Sights High" Su Casa Magazine, Spring 2016

"Designing Democracy Around a Ditch" Smithsonian Magazine, 2012

"Walk This Way" Su Casa Magazine, Spring 2014

"Jewelry Gallery Focus of Museum Addition" Santa Fe New Mexican, April 2014

"El Parque del Rio: Conduit for Santa Fe’s Urban Watershed", NMASLA Newsletter, October 2011

"Skate Park to Get 'Street' Makeover", Santa Fe New Mexican, October 2011

SPEAKING

ASLA National Conference 2014, “Old School Green Infrastructure from A-Z” Speaker: Kenneth Francis

PBS Austin Television Interview, 2014 Central Texas Gardener. Guest: Kenneth Francis

Building Creative Communities
Conference
2014, "Wayfinding", Speaker: Kenneth Francis

Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Conference 2013, "El Parque del Rio" Speaker: Kenneth Francis

NM MainStreet Conference 2008, "Recipes for Assessing Context", Speaker: Kenneth Francis

TEACHING

"Galles Mixed Use Development" University of New Mexico, Graduate/ Undergraduate Architecture Studio, Fall 2015, Instructor: Kenneth Francis

"Streetscapes and Infrastructure" University of New Mexico, Graduate Urban Design Seminar, Fall 2014, Instructor: Kenneth Francis

Guest Design Critic, Ohio State University, Fall 2015, Kenneth Francis

Guest Design Critic, Texas Tech El Paso, Fall 2015, Kenneth Francis