Our Team

Larry Mitchell & Dean Cruse

Mitchell & Cruse Architecture stands apart

Larry Mitchell has 22 years of experience in architecture. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is licensed in New Mexico, Nevada, and Montana. He is a 1993 graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Architecture. Some of his key projects in the area include:

  • Ocotillo Elementary School
  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Renovation
  • Trinity Hotel
  • Carlsbad Law Enforcement Center
  • Additions to Central Elementary School and Penasco Elementary School for the Artesia School District
  • Addition to Forrest Ranch House


Dean Cruse has 28 years of experience in architecture, with 25 years here in Carlsbad.  He is a 1988 graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Architecture. Key projects in the area include:

  • Brewer Oil Convenience Store
  • Desert Willow Elementary School
  • Girls Field House, Press Box and Stadium Suites at Bulldog Bowl in Artesia
  • Artesia Animal Shelter
  • Artesia High School Gymnasium (Bulldog Pit)
  • Hagerman High School
  • Carlsbad Advanced Cancer Treatment Center
  • Numerous residential projects


Veronica Munoz is our office administator, for 3 years now. Although she is fairly new to MCA, she has come down a long road in the Banking business but before worked with Dean & Larry at Durham & Associates. She has 5 years experience as an Office Manager and is working towards an Interior Decorating license.

We offer you a coheisve, focused team of professionals and consultants who are truly experts in their fields.



Want to learn more about our philosophy?

Please contact us at 575-689-8400 or use our contact form.

"Designing the way"

"We'll be there whenever you need us ( & even when you don't)"


Mitchell & Cruse Architecture

102 N. Canyon St.

Carlsbad, NM 88220


575 689-8400 (office)

575-302-1066 (Larry)





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