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Architecture Design and Building in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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NEW ARCHITECTURE IN NEW ORLEANS

Located on one of the busiest thoroughfares in the Central Business District of New Orleans, the apartment building at 930 Poydras was designed to translate the dense, communal atmosphere of the French Quarter into a tower.

To achieve that effect, architecture firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple incorporated generous, well designed common spaces into the 250-unit, 21-story building. — Published 2011.0615

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NOTE FROM NEW ORLEANS

Dear ArchitectureWeek,

Greetings from New Orleans! — Published 2007.0718

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PROTOTYPE RECOVERY

In August 2006, Global Green USA announced the winner of the Sustainable Design Competition for New Orleans. The project, by Andrew Kotchen, Matthew Berman, and their New York office workshop/apd will be built in the Holy Cross Neighborhood to set an example both for supportive community housing in the beleaguered city and for sustainability in residential design in general. — Published 2006.1004

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NEW ORLEANS BETWEEN STORMS

News reports since late August have been full of stories of human tragedy and governmental incompetence in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Understandably less prominent has been information about the architectural victims, which express the unique character of historic New Orleans. The fate of these buildings is emblematic of the fate of the city itself. — Published 2005.0921

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Architecture Design and Building in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 


 
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