New Orleans

Two seven-story buildings, proposed for the former site of Holy Cross School in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward, have created heated controversy in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. In question is the character of the city’s riverfront neighborhoods.
Apr 3, 2014   The Atlantic Cities
In this piece from <em>Places</em>, Deborah Gans offers a firsthand look at planning for recovery in the city's neglected East side.
Jun 28, 2011   Places
A local firm is leading an effort in New Orleans to manage the city's water more like the Dutch.
Jun 10, 2011   Architectural Record
Mattel chose to premiere its "Architect Barbie" at the AIA Convention in New Orleans, and reporter Doug MacCash foregoes the plastic icon to talk to another sort of icon - Andres Duany.
May 18, 2011   The Times-Picayune
The recovery of New Orleans is happening in many small ways. One of them is the work of community groups to rebuild and re-inhabit damaged homes.
May 15, 2011   NRDC Switchboard
Various plans and strategies have been crafted over the years to try to help New Orleans recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. While early plans took a stronger stance, the city is now taking a less heavy-handed approach.
May 2, 2011   Architectural Record
Stray chickens have overrun many parts of New Orleans since it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Apr 14, 2011   The New Orleans Times-Picayune
  Opinion
Mar 28, 2011   By Mike Lydon
Toronto architecture critic Christopher Hume visits New Orleans, and concludes that "the devastation wrought by Louisianans upon Louisiana far outweighs anything a hurricane can do."
Mar 27, 2011   The Toronto Star
The experience of rebuilding a streetcar line in New Orleans and the subsequent neighborhood growth that followed offers lessons to other cities considering streetcar plans, according to this piece from <em>Architect Magazine</em>.
Mar 24, 2011   Architect
In an effort to encourage thinking about the future of the city, a new group of urban planners/artists has created a series of posters depicting imagined urban developments in New Orleans and posted them around town.
Mar 18, 2011   Places