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  • The Big Empty

  • FEMA Publishes New Flood Maps for New Orleans~

  • Hurricane Recovery Drags On

  • The Big (Un)Easy: Lafitte Steps Forward

    On Aug. 27, ceremonial shovels hit the dirt at Lafitte Street in New Orleans, as the redevelopment of the Lafitte public housing complex got under way.

  • HUD Names New Leadership for Troubled New Orleans Agency

    Federal housing officials have put a new team in place to lead the troubled Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO).

  • Back to School

    A DOCUMENTARY SERIES following a group of Tulane University architecture students as they design and build a single-family home in a low-income neighborhood of New Orleans has been airing on the Sundance Channel.

  • Work in Progress

    It didn’t take long for Katrina to sweep through the Gulf Coast and displace thousands of New Orleans residents.

  • Raised Floors for the Low Country

    Elevated floors on pier foundations are mandated in V zones and recommended in coastal A zones. But the moisture and energy details can be a head-scratcher. Whether a builder places the floor system on pier supports or on a perimeter stemwall, he has to face interrelated problems of air sealing...

  • NRP Diversifies to Grow

    GONZALES, LA -- The Louisiana office of The NRP Group, LLC, opened in May 2006 in a single-family home in this small town outside of New Orleans. It was just nine months after Hurricane Katrina made landfall.

  • Who needs Brad Pitt?

    NEW ORLEANS—Visiting this city for the first time since Katrina, I was not that shocked by what I saw.