August 7, 2006, 5am PDT
Despite a critical housing shortage and badly needed road repairs, the city of Biloxi sees an influx of casinos due to a change in state legislation.
The Wall Street Journal via The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 13, 2006, 2pm PDT
Quick and inexpensive yet sturdy and charming, the Katrina Cottage, a housing type born out of the aftermath of the storm, could potentially change the way affordable housing is built.
June 28, 2006, 10am PDT
Frustrated with slow progress, a Mississippi Gulf Coast city is considering importing hundreds or thousands of Chinese laborers and materials to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina
June 16, 2006, 6am PDT
Many of those who lost their homes in Hurricane Katrina or Rita struggle daily with the 240 square foot FEMA trailer.
May 24, 2006, 6am PDT
Author Matt Dellinger examines the work of the New Urbanists in Mississippi and Louisiana, and whether or not New Urbanism has reached the tipping point in terms of wider acceptance.
May 24, 2006, 5am PDT
The New York Times Magazine critiques the efforts of New Urbanists to redesign Biloxi, Mississippi, after Hurricane Katrina, referring to the group as "faintly cultish".
April 18, 2006, 10am PDT
The New Orleans Times-Picayune and Biloxi Sun Herald win prizes for public service in their coverage of the hurricane aftermath.
April 16, 2006, 1pm PDT
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers release a new flood plain advisory for New Orleans' flooded areas.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 13, 2006, 10am PDT
After a long wait, the Bush administration releases guidelines for new construction after the disaster.
April 4, 2006, 9am PDT
The New Urbanist design is expensive, but the concept -- similar to recovery efforts after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake -- shows great promise.
April 3, 2006, 7am PDT
Design Week 2006, Mississippi State University -- Frank Barbour, landscape architecture student at Mississippi State University, reports on MSU's Design Week 2006, which grouped 150 student
March 1, 2006, 6am PST
In rare form, a Mississippi electric company is taking the lead in the redevelopment process and producing a win-win situation for both the company and for the city of Jackson.
February 7, 2006, 9am PST
Ricky Mathews, Publisher of the Biloxi Sun Herald and Vice-Chairman of the Governor's Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, and Renewal after Hurricane Katrina, argues that Andres Duany and o
January 31, 2006, 9am PST
A small suburban community along the Gulf Coast is learning to embrace New Urbanism and create its first ever town center.
December 15, 2005, 11am PST
The manufactured homes are tailored to an appropriate historic or neighborhood look, and will likely play a big part in rebuilding on the Coast.
December 4, 2005, 1pm PST
The prominence of the Congress for the New Urbanism in the Katrina rebuilding effort seems to be making some professionals -- such as architect Eric Owen Moss to author Mike Davis -- nervous.
December 1, 2005, 8am PST
Once the enemy of urban planners for small towns, Wal-Mart has turned into a formidable presence for the rebuilding efforts along the Gulf Coast.
November 29, 2005, 10am PST
Mississippi governor urges rebuilding in hurricane-hit areas to adopt traditional features. Opponents criticize "dominance of New Urbanism" and focus on "historicist designs" in official efforts.
November 15, 2005, 9am PST
Wal-Mart considers a decidely new urbanist approach to rebuilding two downtown stores destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
November 4, 2005, 5am PST
Though the practicality of the Congress for the New Urbanism's Mississippi charettes have been called into question, Providence Journal editor David Broussat wonders what all the fuss is about.