Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

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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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ROSA F. KELLER LIBRARY & COMMUNITY CENTER OPENS TO PUBLIC

ROSA F. KELLER LIBRARY & COMMUNITY CENTER OPENS TO PUBLIC

The Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (EDR) designed Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center was opened to the public on Friday following an official ribbon cutting ceremony by the City of New Orleans. The project, encompassing two buildings consisting of approximately 10,000 square feet, is located in the heart of New Orleans’ Broadmoor Neighborhood - one of the most heavily flooded during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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