New Orleans

A pair of articles in the Times-Picayune, along with a new study from advocacy group Ride New Orleans, finds the transit system in New Orleans doing less with more.
5 days ago   The Times-Picayune
A new infographic from <em>GOOD</em> tracks population shifts in New Orleans, giving a visual representation of the changes underway in the troubled city.
Jun 17, 2010   Good
With due respect to Mr. Pitt for trying, some New Orleans architects and urbanists say the buildings he's brought to the city are "alien" and don't respect local tradition.
May 11, 2010   Flavorpill
With more than 500 energy-efficient homes with environmentally friendly features are being built in New Orleans. This rise in green building is being called one of the positive legacies of Hurricane Katrina.
Apr 13, 2010   USA Today
Treme, the new TV series from David "The Wire" Simon, explores the impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans.
Apr 12, 2010   The Globe and Mail
Nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the bungled recovery effort offers lessons to Haiti and Chile as they recover from more recent natural disasters, according to this piece from Allison Arieff.
Apr 6, 2010   The New York Times
After Katrina, the entire city of New Orleans had an opinion on how planning should move forward. With many groups intervening and making recommendations, is there too much planning going on?
Apr 5, 2010   The Design Observer
The environmental and infrastructural conditions that brought about the flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005 remain today, and have the potential to cause similar devastation, according to this piece.
Mar 31, 2010   Places
Philip Langdon compares the New Urban response to New Orleans and Haiti.
Mar 14, 2010   New Urban News
Resilience science has typically been applied to ecosystems. But now, scientists are starting to look at how it relates to cities.
Feb 18, 2010   Seed
New Orleans has had a rough couple of years. But now that the city's professional football team is headed to the Super Bowl, the city is relishing the opportunity to celebrate.
Jan 30, 2010   The New York Times