Welcome! We are WAMO
Studio Architects-

We, architect, Vahid Mojarrab and designer/artist, Carol Ware, are partners in WAMO Studio Architects, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our firm specializing in Pasivehouse and sustainable construction . Our design reputation is based on its simple, innovative, authentic and sustainable designs. We listen closely to the aesthetic, programmatic, financial and personal goals of our clients and then begin the design process that will ultimately manifest your dream projects. We are fundamentally interested in the relationship of architecture with nature, the creation of a meaningful place within a site, a logical and elegant response to program, the beauty of materials and the importance of climate and environmental demands. Simultaneously, WAMO places an emphasis on building sciences. Central to the sustainable goals of our firm is the core belief that building sustainably does not have to mean building expensively.

What we do

Entrust your project
to our team of

  • We create a design that is entirely unique to you and your site.
  • We are high-performance building experts and have completed multiple certified Passive House projects as well as LEED Emerald.
  • We work globally so can help you manifest your project anywhere in the world.
  • We respect your budget.
  • Over 30 years of experience in the field working in a variety of project sizes and budgets.
  • We are licensed and insured professionals.
  • We are one of your best investments as we bring cost savings, construction experience and understanding of the latest building technologies to every project, while reducing your impact on the environment.
  • We watching out for our clients’ best interests throughout the entire process.
  • Our graphic capabilities allow you to visualize and experience your project before it’s built.
  • We truly care about our projects and take pride in our work.

Deirdre Downs

“I found my dream house (eco-friendly, uber-green), which had been designed and created by the people of WAMO Studio, LLC. It was built to the strict Passive Haus standards and is the best home I’ve ever lived in.”

Evergreen NM

“I have worked with WAMO for the past 2 years and found them to be on the cutting edge designing and coordinating the construction of Passive House designed homes.”

Antoine Khoury

“WAMO is one of the most creative design and Architecture studios. Their experience and understanding of the latest building science is evident from the detailing of their thermal assemblies and their ability to specify the best products.”

Andrew Gerber

“I have worked with the principals of Wamo for over 20 years on dozens of projects they are extremely talented designers. I highly recommend them.”

Susan Odiseos

“Over and above his technical skills, his ability to communicate respectfully and effectively sets him apart from others for whom ego and control get in the way of a smooth relationship.”

Jeff & Sue Richardson

“Vahid and Carol are active and patient listeners. They developed and saw through to completion a project that met and surpassed our expectations while keeping our budget in mind.”

Guy Gronquist

“WAMO Studio, LLC provided pro bono architectural services and project management oversight for the renovation of homeless shelter now housing up to 125 people/night.”

Philip Asprodites

“Vahid is an excellent architect who created our planned home that captured both functionality and an understated elegance based on a unique and modern Santa Fe style.”