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Brown Bag Lecture Series – Fall 2011

Please join us for a great series of lectures and discussions this fall. Fridays at 11:30 in the CSS we will be hosting talks by a range of designers, advocates, policy makers, and scientists working on the challenges facing out coast. See you at the Studio! lecture_series_final

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Fort Proctor . Small Projects Team

Fort Proctor is a United States military fort built in 1856 on the edge of Lake Borgne in response to the perceived defensive weakness of New Orleans after the War of 1812. The Fort was never fully realized and construction ceased in 1859 after a large hurricane and the start...

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Feature, Design

The Lower 9th Ward and bayou Bienvenue: Design Strategies and Scenarios for Change

During the first year of the CSS, our primary project area was the Central Wetlands Unit and the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina’s disproportionate toll on the Lower 9th Ward was directly related to the pre-existing environmental degradation of the natural environment surrounding New Orleans. The cypress...

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