OJT creates compact “starter home” for skinny site in New Orleans

Architecture firm Office of Jonathan Tate has designed a tall, narrow dwelling in Louisiana that offers a new approach towards entry-level homes in America. The project – Starter Home No 1, 3106 St Thomas – is located in New Orleans’ Irish Channel neighbourhood, which runs alongside the Mississippi River. It is the first completed dwelling in a

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Staggered glass walls front visitor centre at Louisiana plantation house

New Orleans firm Trahan Architects has completed a visitor centre for an 18th-century plantation in Louisiana, using translucent glazing to blur views of occupants from the outside “like an impressionist painting”. Trahan Architects’ building provides a gift shop, and exhibition and events space for the Magnolia Mound Plantation House – located in Baton Rouge, near the Mississippi

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Postmodern architecture: Piazza d’Italia, New Orleans by Charles Moore

Pomo summer: the Piazza d’Italia in New Orleans, designed by Charles Moore, is one of the few icons of Postmodern architecture that isn’t a building, and is next in our summer season on Postmodernism. Both a memorial and a public space, the piazza is a manifestation of Moore’s ideas of an “inclusive” architecture, which can speak […]

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