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  • LA SAFE: Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments

    • In Progress
    • Plaquemines, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. John, Jefferson, & St. Tammany Parishes
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    LA SAFE (Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments) is a planning process that combines the expertise of Louisiana’s best design & planning firms with local knowledge and experience of thousands of residents across the coast. Together, we are forming a plan composed of programs, policies, and projects that will make coastal communities resilient in the… Continue reading

  • THINKAlex Resiliency Plan

    • 0
    • Alexandria, LA
    • Resiliency planning, Graphic design

    Concordia has served as the project lead and coordinator of the Resiliency Planning process, dubbed THINKAlex, which includes facilitating community engagement to guide the creation of a new land use plan, housing plan, and transportation plan, concluded by the revision of the city’s development code.

  • Wheatley Community School Planning

    • 2014
    • San Antonio, TX
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    Concordia was hired by the San Antonio Independent School District, in partnership with SAHA and United Way, to engage the community in transforming, Wheatley Middle School into a community school and nexus for community life. Concordia designed and executed an engagement process that built off of years of previous research and engagement efforts. Through a… Continue reading

  • The Groves at Mile Branch Creek

    • 2011
    • Covington, LA
    • Single and multi family housing, community center

    The Groves at Mile Branch Creek is a single and multi family affordable housing development comprising 22 buildings, which include 94 rental units and a community resource center. The buildings not only respect the historic fabric of the Covington community but also reflect contemporary art and culture.

  • Plaquemines Parish Housing Development Plan

    • 2011
    • Plaquemines Parish, LA
    • Housing development study

    Concordia, in partnership with local experts, served as project lead in the development of the Plaquemines Parish Preliminary Housing Development Plan. Located south of New Orleans, Plaquemines Parish is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and coastal wetlands, and was severely impacted by both Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill. Working with parish representatives to incorporate the feedback of impacted residents, the United Way of the Greater New Orleans investigated the possibility of utilizing CDBG funding to promote new housing development for low to moderate income homebuyers.