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It’s Pinup Time for The Sundance Channel’s Architecture School

[The URBANbuild house designed and built during Architecture School] In today’s reality-TV obsessed culture, any architecture student who has spent an all-nighter (i.e. every architecture student) working in studio has had the 4 am amphetamine-induced epiphany, “hey, someone should make this into a reality show.” Well now someone has, and according to early reviews, The […]

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Local Architects Shaping the New New Orleans

Contemporary architecture is making some welcome headway in post-Katrina New Orleans — at least if we look at the top four winners of this year’s New Orleans AIA Awards. [Image via studiowta.com] The Rebuild Center at St. Joseph Church, designed by Wayne Troyer Architects is a community resource center built from six trailers, organized around […]

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Modern in New Orleans

So I recently got a new bike and have since become addicted to just cruising around New Orleans. Despite its undeniably dodgy characteristics (i.e. murder), this really is a gorgeous city. Perfect for bicycle ridin’, picture takin’, and other activities that involve a dropped “g.” As you could probably guess, residential architecture here is steeped […]