From Rome to Kyoto, these cities have rich urban fabrics, self-assured cultural scenes, and a laid-back atmosphere.
A finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, the Iberville Offsite Rehabs are 46 historic homes rehabilitated for formerly homeless women and children in New Orleans' Seventh Ward and Treme neighborhoods.
The newly founded Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane University seeks to blur the lines between the academic environment and the larger community, by acting as a resource to both.
Why plans to remove a downtown highway in New Orleans's Treme neighborhood are easier said than done.
A former member of the flood protection authority in New Orleans explains why legal action is being taken against the petroleum industry operating in the Gulf of Mexico.
In the wake of devastating hurricanes and superstorms, a strange new kind of house is emerging.
Partnering with the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes of Montana, Brad Pitt’s foundation to build 20 LEED Platinum homes.
If you rebuild it, will they come?
About a month ago the Tulane School of Architecture announced that Maurice Cox had been appointed associate dean of community engagement. The title is an altogether apt one for Cox, who has spent almost two decades forging ties between design…
“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” –Chinese Proverb After Hurricane Katrina and the spectacular failure of the levees, nothing is purely academic in New Orleans. This is certainly true of Tulane…
Although 2012 Game Changer Tim Duggan would never describe them that way, the series of events that led him into landscape architecture almost feels like some sort of divine intervention. Some time in the late 1990s, Duggan was working on…
On my second week in New Orleans, on a sweltering August day, I went on a bus tour of the Lower Ninth Ward, sponsored by the local AIA chapter. It was a dispiriting experience. While much of the city had…
He is helping revive New Orleans through ambitious experiments in landscape design.