Architecture Blog

Manning Architects strives to stay up-to-date on current events and trends happening in the design world, and in the world around us. Check out our architecture blog for architecture trends in New Orleans, Dallas, Las Vegas, New York, and the rest of the country.

National Planning Conference in New Orleans 2018

April 20, 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.

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APA Conference New Orleans
National Planning Conference in New Orleans 2018

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

April 20, 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
Simon Sinek and Wrm. Ray Manning at the AAAE Conference 2018

Lean Construction Institute Congress 2017

October 23, 2017

We had an enriching experience at the LCI Congress 2017 and keynote speaker Patrick Lencioni gave a great keynote address. You can watch a few of his videos here to gain some of his insight into various concepts of success.

Lean Construction Institute Congress 2017

Paul R. Williams Memorial Visit

August 21, 2017

During a trip to Los Angeles this past week, Mr. Manning paid a visit to the memorial for Paul R. Williams, who designed the homes for numerous celebrities as well as public and private spaces. In 2017, he will be posthumously honored with the AIA Gold Medal, for his pioneering career, which encouraged others to cross a chasm of historic biases. Read more about the celebrated architect  here.

Paul R. Williams Memorial Visit

New Orleans East Model Installation

August 17, 2017

This past week, we finally got our New Orleans East wall art installed! The Manning team is very excited about our new laser cut model that will serve as both an art piece and a discussion and site planning tool.

New Orleans East Model Installation

Armstrong Airport Construction Progress

August 7, 2017

Check out the progress on the Armstrong Airport North Terminal in the latest aerial! Making progress. For more on the visit The Airport Website.

Armstrong Airport Construction Progress

New Orleans Prepares for Tricentennial

August 1, 2017

New Orleans will be celebrating her Tricentennial anniversary in 2018. Many public spaces are seeing updates and renovations to beautify them before the celebration begins. See photos and read up about some of the projects the city is undergoing in preparation of the festivities at The Advocate.

 

New Orleans Prepares for Tricentennial

See Skeleton of Zaha Hadid Architects’ New Airport Terminal

July 26, 2017

Zaha Hadid Architects’ new passenger terminal for Beijing Airport (currently known as Beijing Daxing International Airport) is poised to become the largest aviation hub in the world. See more images and read more about the extensive project on ArchDaily.

See Skeleton of Zaha Hadid Architects’ New Airport Terminal

Nora Navra Library Model Making

July 19, 2017

The Nora Navra Library renovation is one of Manning Architects’ most recent projects to break ground.  As a parting gift for retiring from the New Orleans Public Library Board, Manning Architects gifted Bernard Charbonnet a wood laser cut and engraved replica of the new library design on Tuesday, July 19th. Read more about the library renovation project here.

 

Nora Navra Library Model Making

Cities for Tomorrow Conference

July 17, 2017

Mr. Manning had the pleasure of attending the Cities for Tomorrow conference in New York this past week. The conference convenes the world’s foremost industry experts, policy makers, developers, creative visionaries, entrepreneurs, and others looking to shape the urban environment for the future. Read more about the event and watch clips from the week here.

Cities for Tomorrow Conference