Rethinking New Orleans' Levees

Three design firms offer new ideas for redesigning New Orleans' levees.

The designs are part of GOOD magazine's issue on New Orleans, and offer new ways of thinking about the flood-prone city's crucial infrastructure.

"GOOD asked a few of New Orleans's finest designers to re-imagine, improve upon, or replace these floodwalls and levee spaces. What we got were ideas that are at once community-enhancing, dynamic, and effective-a testament to the power of thoughtful design and public art, especially in blighted areas."

Full Story: A Better Way: When the Levee Breaks from Bleak Design

Comments

Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 4th Edition

Thinking about Grad School?

New! 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs just released.
Starting at $24.95

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $209

Stay thirsty, urbanists

These sturdy water bottles are eco-friendly and perfect for urbanists on the go.
$19.00
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month