Fine Craftsmanship for Unique Projects

Our History

Sunwood Design & Construction has been in business since 1980, both in Taos NM and Los Angeles CA. Working as a licensed general contractor since 1988 (NM GB-98 Lic.90567), owner Todd Thompson has over 35 years experience in all aspects of custom residential and light commercial construction, promoting solar and alternative home building, working with NM Solar Energy Assoc.Habitat for Humanity, and teaching Alternative Building and Construction at UNM-Taos.

Todd and his family have been living happily off-the-grid in a solar and wind-powered home north of Taos since 1994.


Style & Quality: Our Specialties

  • cabinetry and finish carpentry 
  • flagstone & landscape
  • wood floor installation
  • mold remediation
  • asphalt/concrete
  • greenhouses
  • tile work 
  • fencing
  • patios
  • decks
  • gates 

Our Services

  • Solar and sustainable home design utilizing natural and local materials. We are an AEE Certified Dealer

  • New construction of residential and commercial structures

  • Remodeling, renovations and additions to existing structures

  • All kinds of property maintenance

    • irrigation

    • gutters

    • painting

    • plaster

    • roofing

    • door and window replacement

    • trash & snow removal

  • We can arrange for regular scheduled maintenance of vacation homes for absentee owners.

  • We also provide expert Home Inspection services with thoroughly detailed reports and photos.

Our Work

We have a reliable, careful and experienced crew that likes to get the job done quickly without sacrificing quality. We don't do slap-dash repairs that come back to haunt you soon after. We provide long-term solutions so you don't have to worry about it again. No job is too big or too small. We offer discounts to non-profits, seniors and veterans. Please call us for a free estimate to see what we can do for you!

Our Satisfied Customers

The John Dunn Shops, Taos Retirement Village, Taos Dialysis Center, Lama Foundation, New Buffalo Center, Blackstone Ranch, Kurt's Deli, Quail Ridge Condos, Taos County Housing Authority, Bank of America, local realtors and architects, as well as many residential clients. (References available on request.)