Architectural Services, Planning, and Interior Design Services in New Orleans, New York, Dallas and Las Vegas

Manning Architects, based in New Orleans, Louisiana, embodies architectural excellence by drawing upon our creativity, employing proven approaches, and exceeding client expectations. This commitment to excellence enables Manning Architects to arrive at the best possible solution in all our endeavors.

We are architects, interior designers, urban designers and planners that facilitate our clients’ success. Our work brings our clients’ vision to fruition while adding to the vitality of communities. We believe that when all elements of the built environment are designed with a focus on efficiency, sustainability, aesthetic beauty, and a sense of place, the community enjoys a better quality of life.

Community focused – globally conscious.


Providing a comprehensive range of architectural services to both public and private sector clients has been the cornerstone of our firm since its inception in 1985.

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Unlike many firms, we do not consider interior architecture to be a mere sideline; rather, it is an essential aspect of our practice.

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As urban designers and planners, we give direction and shape to the fabric of our communities, focusing on an individual site, block, district, transportation network, or even the entire city.

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National Planning Conference in New Orleans 2018

April 20th, 2018

The American Planning Association is having their National Planning Conference in our home town of New Orleans this year and we are thrilled to be a part of it. Nicholas Perez-Alvarez, AICP is the Planner at Manning Architects and he will be conducting a few tours in around the city including a fireboat tour of the Mississippi River ports and a National Park swamp tour.

Click here if you’d like to learn a little more about our Planning experience and philosophy and download a copy of our current brochure.

National Planning Conference in New Orleans 2018
APA Conference New Orleans

Simon Sinek and Wrm. Ray Manning at the AAAE Conference 2018

April 20th, 2018

We just got back from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) annual conference in San Diego where Wm. Ray Manning had the pleasure to meet author and keynote speaker Simon Sinek. Mr. Sinek posed the question “Are You Playing a Finite or Infinite Game?” and he offered a unique perspective on leadership and teamwork. Here is a link to learn more about it.

The AAAE is great organization and offers a variety of regional, national and international conferences to stay on the forefront of airport needs. We look forward to the next event and hope to see you there.

Ray Manning and Simon Sinek at the AAAE conference 2018