- New Orleans, LA
- Library, Computer Lab, Offices, Reading Rooms, and Storage Space for the Milton H. Latter Branch and the Friends of New Orleans Public Library
Concordia was hired by the City of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to produce a Comprehensive Facility Assessment and Master Plan for improvements. The Master Plan recommended breaking the project in two phases, linked to available funding sources from FEMA, CDBG, and the City of New Orleans. Phase I included a full… Continue reading
- 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, 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.
- McComb, MS
The Mississippi Farmhouse Residence is a single family, vacation home located in rural Mississippi. The project includes a renovation to the existing farmhouse as well as an addition that includes a kitchen, living room, bedroom, and an outdoor patio. The design references Louisiana Arts and Crafts vernacular architecture through its generous porch space and deep overhangs, cross ventilation strategies, traditional craftsmanship, and carefully detailed finishes.