Brad Pitt's New Orleans Homes "Symbolically Invaluable"

Architecture critic James Russell tours the homes built in New Orleans' Ninth Ward by Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation and finds a lot to like.
August 25, 2010, 2pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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Russell tours several Make It Right homes, which were designed by local architects:

"All of the architects have rethought traditional architectural elements to fit the city's post-Katrina reality: informal living accommodated at modest cost in houses that stand above possible floods yet are tied-down tightly against hurricane winds."

In the end though, Russell wonders about the rightness of rebuilding in a location that is so prone to flooding.

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Published on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Bloomberg News
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