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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 blog for regularly updated content.

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

How to Plan for Transit Hubs of the Future

July 11, 2017

Because transportation needs within cities are ever-changing, cities are trying to prepare for the increased reliance on public transit in the future. Explore tips and tricks to create more adaptable Transit hubs for generations to come. Click through the link to read the article on CityLab

How to Plan for Transit Hubs of the Future

Bike Trails Generate Economic Benefits for Cities

July 6, 2017

Over the past few years, New Orleans has made a push to increase accessibility to bike lanes throughout the city.  Explore the rich economic benefits bike trails contribute to neighborhoods in Dallas, Atlanta, and Indianapolis, and why more cities should adapt bike-friendly infrastructure on the T4America blog.

Bike Trails Generate Economic Benefits for Cities

The Ever-Evolving Lafitte Greenway

June 29, 2017

The Lafitte Greenway, one of New Orleans’ newest open-space developments, is spurring growth and development throughout several New Orleans neighborhoods. Head over to Nola.com  to see what’s in store! From new play equipment to a security task force, explore the exciting additions to this quickly-evolving area.

The Ever-Evolving Lafitte Greenway