Words from Woods

Building In The Santa Fe Historic District

Santa Fe has no shortage of beautiful historical homes. The Santa Fe historic district includes the downtown plaza and the city’s East Side. Many of our remodel projects are on the East Side, which is one of the most desirable locations to live in the city. We love the richness of materials and the quality […]

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Homeowner Profile: Meet Donna and Chris Barnhill

At Woods Design Builders, our clients quickly become our friends. Every home is as unique as the families we build them for, and we love chronicling the journey of each project. Most recently, we completed a full remodel and expansion of a 43-year-old, 3,400 square foot, Pueblo-style home in the heart of Santa Fe for […]

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Our Favorite Holiday Events in Santa Fe

    Santa Fe is beautiful and lively all year round, but we especially enjoy the city’s warmth and fun activities around the holidays. Here’s a look at some of our favorite  holiday events in Santa Fe. You can view the full Santa Fe event’s calendar here. Glow Luna Sol at the Botanical Garden December […]

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Home for the Holidays in Santa Fe

Holidays in Santa Fe are truly magical. We love seeing the beautiful homes we’ve built and remodeled adorned with flickering farolitos and classic holiday decorations. One of the best parts of building a custom home or remodeling is planning for the amount of guests and events you plan to hold in your home. If entertaining […]

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Remodel vs Build: Which option is right for you?

It can be difficult to decide between remodeling an existing home or building a custom home. There are many factors that can impact your decision, including budget, style, and timeframe for completion. Our job as experienced designers, home builders and remodelers is to help you make the most informed decision so you can enjoy your […]

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What is Santa Fe Style?

We hear time and time again from our clients that they were drawn to Santa Fe because of its beautiful, unique, historically rich architecture. Interest first came to the city towards the end of the 19th century when Americans began exploring the southwest and became fascinated by the Native American and Hispanic cultures. City founders […]

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Two Stories of Award-Winning Custom Home Remodels in Santa Fe

Our family is always so excited to be a part of Haciendas – A Parade of Homes. It showcases everything we represent: Santa Fe’s rich architectural history, beauty, and quality of living. This year, we were fortunate enough to feature two homes: 1133 East Alameda (home of interior designers Paul Rochford and Michael Violante’s of […]

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Explore Las Campanas

Las Campanas is the only luxury, master-planned golf community in Santa Fe, stretching across 4,700 acres at the base of the Sangre De Cristo mountains. The community’s 10 distinct enclaves (neighborhoods) offer semi-custom and custom residences and homesites, making it one of the most unique places to call home and one of our favorite places […]

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Countdown to Haciendas – A Parade of Homes

We are just 9 days away from Haciendas – A Parade of Homes! In a few short weeks, visitors and residents of Santa Fe will experience the one-of-a-kind craftsmanship and design that make Santa Fe architecture so unique. Haciendas – A Parade of Homes is our favorite event of the year because it is the […]

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2016 Haciendas – A Parade of Homes Preview

Haciendas – A Parade of Homes is unlike any other parade of homes in the country. The event, presented by the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association, is spread over two long weekends in mid-August every year. Visitors from all over the world travel to this event to experience Santa Fe’s famed historic architecture showcasing […]

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Building Homes with Character: The Woods Difference

Choosing a custom home builder means partnering with a firm whose design philosophy and style align with your vision. Our experience in homebuilding and the collaborative process we’ve developed set us apart from other home builders and designers in Santa Fe. The result? An exquisite bespoke home that is as unique as the client it […]

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Your Santa Fe Summer Events Guide

Santa Fe is a bustling epicenter for cultural events and entertainment during the summer. People travel far and wide to experience summer in our city. From festivals and markets, to the two week long Santa Fe Parade of Homes presented by the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association, there’s no shortage of things to do […]

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Introducing Our Blog: Words from Woods

We are always looking for ways we can improve not only our design and construction practices, but also in the way we serve our clients. As Santa Fe’s oldest and most experienced design-build firm, we aim to position ourselves as an informative resource for people navigating the custom home building process. We’re here to share […]

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