It’s Tuesday, June 18 and 10:27pm in Downtown New Orleans.
AIA New Orleans is a non-profit organization comprised of over 400 professional architects, and is a component of the national organization whose membership includes 80,000 professional architects worldwide. Founded in 1910, AIA New Orleans mission is to represent, educate and serve the architecture profession and entire community as concerns the built environment. The chapter hosts more than 45 different events each year for its members and the public, including a lecture series provided in partnership with Tulane School of Architecture, continuing education classes, building tours, architecture exhibitions, an annual architecture film presented with the New Orleans Film Society, an annual Design Awards program and an annual architecture and art event, "DesCours." AIA New Orleans has been closely involved with the rebuilding efforts as evidenced through programs and events to serve the community including the Governors Conference in November 2005; a charrette for Urban Impact Ministries resulting in sustainable home designs for odd-sized lots in Central City in 2006; co-sponsoring and co-organizing the 2006 Housing Solutions Summit which provided free seminars and education to over 30,000 New Orleans residents; and the ongoing Architect Pairing Program that pairs volunteer architects with homeowners adversely affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
DETAILS1000 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development
Downtown's population has doubled in the past 10 years to 5,100 residents. It is expected to double again by 2020.
New Orleans has 3rd fastest wage growth in the USA CareerBuilder.com
Forbes.com ranks New Orleans #8 in Top Cities to Relocate Forbes.com
New Orleans named the Coolest Start-up City in America Inc. Magazine
Downtown is at the center of 12 neighborhoods that are home to almost 40,000 residents with a strong income and education profile
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor
New Orleans tops New Geography's list of "America's Biggest Brain Magnets" NewGeography.com