My New Orleans planning website

Jed and I have found, through attending meetings and conducting interviews, that most people, not surprisingly, are confused by the four planning processes which have occurred or are currently underway in New Orleans since hurricane Katrina.  Also, most people don’t know where they can go to get the final versions of the completed plans, and […]

Planning in New Orleans: A First Draft

Written October, 2006 Jed and I finished a draft of our paper for a disaster recovery conference at Texas A&M University. After the conference, we visited Austin, San Antonio and Houston to take in a good slice of Texas life. An Overview of the Unified New Orleans Planning Process provides our analysis of the planning […]

Fair and Square: The Planning Legacy of World’s Fairs

By: Brendan Nee Written November, 2004 Introduction: What started as a large trade show developed in to a forum for idea exchange which helped define architectural styles, planning movements and the way the world views technology. World’s Fairs brought people together from around the globe for a year of festivities and exhibits which helped to […]