The post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans planning and design work of James Dart, AIA, university lecturer and director of the Siena Urban Design Studio at NJIT’s College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) is featured in a new book that examines the roles and responsibilities of architects in disaster recovery. #LDSEmergencyresources #Disasterplanning
While reporting our April 2013 special feature on New Orleans, we got to meet the people behind some of the city's most iconic restaurants—the waiters, bartenders, and line cooks who make it all happen. In this interview, Karry Bird talks about his work as a pot cooker at Pascale's Manale in New Orleans.
Boy from Lashkar Pur Children's Forum in Pakistan shouting an emergency warning to villagers. Plan set up the Lashkar Pur Children's Forum in 2009 to help prepare the community for flooding. Plan's Disaster Risk Management Programme (DRM) works to strengthen communities’ awareness and resilience to flood related risks in at least six districts along the Indus River Belt. #LDSEmergencyresources #Disasterplanning
Charles Moore - Piazza D'Italia, New Orleans. 1978. The Piazza is a monument to the Italian-American community and their contribution to the City of New Orleans. Designed in 1978 by renowned architect Charles Moore, The Piazza gained notoriety as a symbol of late Post-Modernism and is one of Moore’s best-known and influential works.