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Shonto Hotel & Retail Center

By: Carlos Murrieta | February 28, 2018

Navajo Nation is moving forward with the design of the first Self-Branded hotel in Shonto Arizona. Merge Architectural Group + JCJ Architecture will be completing design documents by middle of 2018.

Glass Magazine visits TAP in Phoenix

By: | January 4, 2018

Glass Magazine comments on TAP Bus Terminal
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Tonatierra Multifamily

By: Carlos Murrieta | December 30, 2017

Merge Architectural Group completed a new 42 unit Multifamily Development construction documents to be built in North Phoenix. The new development will incorporate 2 and 3 bedroom units in a three-story configuration with 4 different layouts for each type of unit. The project is scheduled for construction on 2018. The new development includes common areas for residents with splash pads, fitness center and a perimeter green belt for residents to use.


Boutique Tourism Hotels in Arizona’s Prestige Locations

By: Carlos Murrieta | November 26, 2017

Merge Architectural Group has been commissioned to design 4 new hotels in prestige locations of the State of Arizona, by the Navajo Nation Office of Economic Development. The projects will start their conceptual phase in late November of 2017 with the goal of scheduling construction during late 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The new Hotels will be a unique branded hotel for the Navajo Nation, Merge Architectural Group in collaboration with JCJ Architecture will be developing the new hotel branding, it’s interior design and the ‘view’ features of this new hotel chain. The four preselected hotel locations include: Cameron Arizona: Gate to the Grand Canyon and the Western Region of Navajo Nation; Antelope Point: Located near Page Arizona and home of one of the most visited and impressive canyons in the world Antelope Canyon, also gate to the Northwest portion of the Navajo Nation; Shonto Arizona: Home of the Navajo National Monument Ruins, will become the exhibition hub for arts and Navajo Way of Living; Shiprock New Mexico: On the Northern entrance to the Navajo Nation, communicating the southern portion of the State of Colorado with New Mexico’s Navajo Nation, this hotel will become the gate for tourism and eastern travel into the region.

MCC College of Nursing and Business Incubator into construction

By: | February 2, 2017

Early February 2017 MCC at Colorado City north campus is moving forward into pre-construction for a target construction completion of December of 2017.

84 Lumber New Faciliy submitted for Construction permits

By: | January 28, 2017

The new truss manufacturing facility for 84 Lumber in Surprise Arizona is going into permit review. The new over 65,000 SF building will be home of 84 Lumber’s new fabrication, office and delivery center.

Luz del Mundo Church

By: Carlos Murrieta | November 27, 2016

Merge AG was awarded the project for the new Luz del Mundo church in North Phoenix, the project has a program for worship, community center, offices, residences, with an approximate square footage of 19,000 SF on a 4.5 acre site. Team to initiate design December of 2016.

Carlos Murrieta received AIA10 Arizona Award

By: Carlos Murrieta | October 14, 2016

The AIA10 Award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

Carlos Murrieta, AIA as described by the jury on this selection highlighted “Small Practice, Big Ideas! The jury was enthused about his leadership and commitment to community engagement.”

Mohave Community College Nursing and Business Incubator

By: Carlos Murrieta | September 22, 2016

Merge AG has been awarded the design and construction of the new Mohave Community College Nursing and Business Incubator at their Colorado City campus. The project will include nursing labs, nursing classrooms, tech-labs, sim-man rooms, a multipurpose section, conference rooms and flexible spaces for their business incubator program.

The project is awarded as a design-build team with Lake Powell Construction and Development and it’s scheduled to be completed by end of December of 2017.


New Schneider Trucking Facility

By: Carlos Murrieta | September 18, 2016

Final permits have been issued for the construction of the new Schneider Trucking facility through City of Phoenix Self-Certification program, for the new 23,359 SF facility that will provide service to one of the largest fleets in transportation on the SW. The facility with an estimated cost of construction of $5.6 million, will be built by Johnson Carlier starting September 19th, 2016.

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