Tierra Concepts Inc.

The Most Award Winning Designer/ Luxury Santa Fe Home Builder

  • 2013 Grand Hacienda and 3 other awards
  • 2010 Best Craftsmanship and 2 other awards
  • 2009 Grand Hacienda and 2 other awards

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Santa Fe's award-winning custom builder and contractor: designing, building and remodeling livable, custom, contemporary and Santa Fe style homes in harmony with land in the southwest.

For Santa Fe luxury homebuilder Tierra Concepts, quality, commitment and trust are deeply held values that translate throughout the entire process of creating a vision into reality. From general contracting and residential construction, to remodeling and renovations, to luxury custom home building and custom Santa Fe style homes with adobe, in the end you have a dream house in Santa Fe that is beautiful and elegant yet comfortable. Spend time at our site to research and plan what's needed to bring your southwest dream home to life. We also have our signature Santa Fe home plans and house plans available that may be customized to fit your needs.

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Tierra Concepts wins Grand Hacienda, for fifth time

By Paul Weideman, The New Mexican. In mid-August, the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Assocation announced that Tierra Concepts, Inc., had won the top prize of the organization’s annual home tour — for the fifth time. The company, owned by Keith Gorges and Eric and Kurt Faust, had two entries on the 2013 edition of Haciendas — A Parade of Homes. The one that won the Grand Hacienda is a contemporary-design collaboration with architect Robert Zachry and interior designer Edy Keeler.


Ahead of the Curve…with plenty of rounded edges and a completely organic feel, a Las Campanas home balances cozy and contemporary

By Craig Evan, Santa Fean. Keith and Courtney McWalter met and married in San Francisco, then visited Santa Fe for many years as guests of friends who have a home in Las Campanas. When it was time to consider a second home, the couple had already developed a love for the City Different.


The Joys of Luxury Home Construction in Santa Fe, NM

Although you can have a custom luxury home built anywhere, there’s something truly magical about starting a new home construction project in a region like Santa Fe, New Mexico. Not only does the Southwest offer an abundance of pristine land and wide open vistas, but the interplay between tradition and modernity allows for a range… [more]


Is It Too Late to Retrofit Your Home with Passive Solar Design?

Passive solar design describes one of the oldest and most cost-effective ways to naturally warm your home during cold winter months and cool it during the summertime. Learn how to retrofit your home with passive solar design.


Building with Adobe as a Cost Effective Solution for Home Construction?

Building with adobe is a timeless tradition that dates back millennia.  But in Santa Fe, the material has enjoyed a resurgence thanks to growing awareness of adobe’s unparalleled cost-effectiveness in home construction. Adobe (or mud brick) homes are hardly a recent innovation, with many of the world’s earliest civilizations constructing entire cities out of this… [more]