Louisiana

Spearheaded by the Van Alen Institute, and supported by the New Orleans Redevelopment Agency, the competition brings new life to some of the 30,000 vacant lots and abandoned structures left over from Hurricane Katrina throughout the city.
4 days ago   The Architects Newspaper
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
By analyzing maps and topographical information, this post from <em>Data Pointed</em> shows how the Mississippi River is likely to change course and head towards lower ground.
May 25, 2011   Data Pointed
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
An article in <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> describes post-Katrina redevelopment plans and calls the city a lab for architecture and planning.
May 11, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
In this article, Roberta Brandes Gratz argues that demolition-based strategies are not an effective way for shrinking cities to promote revitalization. Instead, she cites a recent auction of blighted homes in New Orleans as a better alternative.
May 2, 2011   Citiwire
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
In this interview, Treme creator David Simon discusses what motivated team that produced "The Wire" to turn their attention from Baltimore to New Orleans.
May 1, 2011   AlterNet
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
That's what architect Andres Duany says he and his team attempted to emphasize in their design for a new town center in Mandeville, Louisiana.
Apr 4, 2011   The New Orleans Times-Picayune