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All articles for the month of 10/2015.

St. Pius Chapel wins AIA Louisiana Honor Award

St. Pius Chapel wins AIA Louisiana Honor Award

The AIA Louisiana Honor Awards program recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity to elevate the general quality of architecture practice, establish a standard of excellence against which all architects can measure performance, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architecture practice. The awards were given at the AIA LA Design Conference Luncheon, held September 11 in Baton Rouge.

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A Radical Design Movement Is Growing in New Orleans

A Radical Design Movement Is Growing in New Orleans

City zoning that supports fair housing is boring. Very few people want to jump into a casual conversation about the best way to manage blight or reduce verbal street harassment. Unless you’re with friends, it’s next to impossible for a discussion about Confederate monuments or race and policing to become anything but inflammatory. (If you need evidence of that, refer to the comments section below any online article attempting to deal with those topics.) Yet these issues of urban justice can’t be left to trolls, or even politicians, to hash out — not if we want to see progress in our cities. Change will only come as a result of public awareness, dialogue and, ultimately, political pressure.

So, the question becomes a simple one: How do we get people to pay attention?

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