NOMA sculpture garden extension features outdoor theatre and submerged walkway

Landscape architecture firm Reed Hilderbrand has cut a pathway through water as part of its extension to the sculpture garden at the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art. Measuring six acres (2.4 hectares), Reed Hilderbrand’s addition doubles the size of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art […]

19th-century schoolhouse, convent and church become Hotel Peter and Paul in New Orleans

US firms StudioWTA and ASH NYC have transformed a church, rectory, convent, and school buildings in New Orleans into boutique accommodation. Hotel Peter and Paul takes over four buildings that were built along a street in the city’s Marigny neighbourhood in the 1800s. The set comprises a Catholic church and rectory, built by New Orleans architect […]

OJT creates Bastion Community housing complex for war veterans in New Orleans

New Orleans firm Office of Jonathan Tate has transformed a vacant, tree-studded site into a residential complex for soldiers and their families, with dwellings arranged in a way that aims to foster social bonding and prevent isolation. The Bastion Community development is located in Gentilly, a suburban neighbourhood largely dominated by single-family homes. The project […]

Atelier Ace and Studio Shamshiri design Maison de la Luz in New Orleans like a luxury guesthouse

Los Angeles design firm Studio Shamshiri and Ace Hotel‘s in-house creative team have designed this hotel in New Orleans as if it were the home of a worldy woman who has filled it with decorative souvenirs. Called Maison de la Luz, the 67-bedroom boutique hotel is located in the city’s Warehouse District, south of the […]

OJT completes affordable sculptural housing in New Orleans

American firm Office of Jonathan Tate has completed a cluster of sculptural white homes on an urban New Orleans site that are meant to attract buyers on a limited budget. The project, called Saint Thomas at Ninth, is part of the Starter Home initiative, which aims to create affordable housing within gentrifying urban neighbourhoods in […]

Assemble turns derelict New Orleans building into experimental fashion school

London studio Assemble has transformed an industrial property in New Orleans into a hub for the local community to learn fashion design and manufacturing. Assemble designed the Materials Institute for creating and producing garments and textiles as part of an experimental arts school founded by the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania. Photograph by […]

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