FORMATIVE Architecture is an architectural design firm located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. DESIGN excellence is the common thread binding our interests throughout all project scales and market sectors.
FORMATIVE Architecture is led by partners with an affection for the American Southwest Landscapes and a passion for impactful design. We are committed to creating SUSTAINABLE, high-performance architecture which minimizes the built environment's impact on our planet.
PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT, AIA
505.510.4600 ext 2
PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT, RA, CPD
505.510.4600 ext 1
TEAM E X P E R T S
PROJECT ARCHITECT, RA
505.510.4600 ext 3
Neil Werbelow is a local of Socorro, New Mexico. As an Architect, he has a diversity of experience including numerous K-12 education projects. Neil has in-depth knowledge of the many computer tools used for designing, modeling, and documenting design projects and is skilled at developing conceptual presentations that allow clients to visualize the finished project.
Outside the office, Neil enjoys travelling to new and exciting places and is inspired by his weekend adventures.
505.510.4600 ext 4
Nick Wickersham holds a BArch from Auburn University and a MArch from the University of Virginia. While at Auburn University, he participated in the Rural Studio. After graduating from UVA, he was selected to participate in the Glenn Murcutt Master Class, where he spent a month in Australia. He has been practicing architecture since 2010 and teaching architecture at the collegiate level since 2019.
Prior to architecture school, he worked in the construction industry in the following fields: carpentry, waterproofing, site survey, and concrete & soils.
Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, as well as traveling and experiencing great food. He also loves science fiction books and movies, and going to see his favorite band Radiohead in concert!
FORMATIVE Architecture leads projects from the mindset of STEWARD Leadership with the belief that a great leader assembles a great team, enables their respective talents, and provides a supporting role to the creative endeavor at hand. FORMATIVE's collaborative team approach to creative problem solving and project delivery is rooted in project specific TEAM formation. Contracted individuals best suited to the task at hand are selected from the region's leading specialists in their respective fields.