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  • Rebuilding Begins

    NEW ORLEANS—Since the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina poured into the C.J. Peete public housing complex here, Jocquelyn Marshall and her son have traveled from an emergency shelter in Tunica, Miss., to an apartment in Houston, and then to an apartment in another New Orleans neighborhood.

  • 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.