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Louisiana Children’s Museum published in Architectural Record
Opened last year, the Children’s Museum, completed with Mithun, represents our “Living with Water” concept at the building scale: architecture responsive to climate and water, inspired by landscape and place. The project is sited on a City Park lagoon, part of a water system we are currently analyzing with Batture Engineers to study opportunities for reducing stormwater […]
Welcome Xiaolan!
We’re pleased to introduce Mengning (Xialoan) Lan as the newest addition to our team. Originally from Beijing, Xiaolan is a recent Tulane M.Arch graduate who brings international perspective to our work. Welcome Xiaolan!
The Historic New Orleans Collection wins 2020 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award
We’re excited to share that The Historic New Orleans Collection has received a Louisiana Landmarks Society Excellence in Historic Preservation Award. Congratulations to a visionary client and dedicated team!  2020 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards
Welcome back Kenner!
The firm enthusiastically welcomes Kenner Carmody back to New Orleans after a stint in Chicago and a degree from the Harvard GSD. Kenner rejoins Waggonner & Ball as a leader in our architectural and urban design practice and brings leading-edge experience with building science and sustainability to the firm. Welcome back Kenner!
David Waggonner talks preservation and climate resiliency with the New Orleans Preservation Resource Center
In the April 2020 issue of Preservation in Print, David discusses our Mirabeau Water Garden and Historic New Orleans Collection projects and the state of the urban water transformation in New Orleans, initiated by the firm’s Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan in 2013: “We’re all about building America’s Water City.”
Living With Water Houston Report Released
We are pleased to announce that the Living With Water Houston report is now public!  Download it here, and read Mayor Sylvester Turner’s statement here. This report serves as a guide and a call to action, not only to City departments but to all Houstonians, to make sure that our city is ready for a future […]
Ramiro Diaz at UNCW Global Marine Science Summit
Ramiro Diaz presented at the Global Marine Science Summit hosted by the Center for Marine Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He presented urban resilience strategies in coastal cities, focusing on WBAE’s Living With Water work in New Orleans, Norfolk, and Charleston.
Mac Ball’s fifth painting show opens November 1st
Mac Ball’s latest paintings will be featured in a solo show titled ISLANDS/Bitterroot Suite at Page Bond Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, from November 1st to December 6th,  2019. The work is inspired by Zen rock gardens of Kyoto and waterscape compositions of boulders in Montana’s Bitterroot River that contrast stasis with velocity.
Charleston Dutch Dialogues Report Released
The Dutch Dialogues Charleston final report has been published! It is available online at dutchdialoguescharleston.org Dutch Dialogues Charleston is an effort by many individuals, organizations, partners, and professionals who offered time and resources to co-create for Charleston a pathway to resilience and reduced flooding while maintaining its historic beauty and iconic identity. Charleston is and will […]
Dutch Dialogues Charleston Public Presentation
The WBAE team traveled to Charleston to present recommendations from the Dutch Dialogues process, a collaborative effort to improve resiliency in Charleston through the lens of water. Read more about the Dutch Dialogues and our partners here: dutchdialoguescharleston.org “We’re known as a city to be the number one in hospitality in the world. That means, stay a […]