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Welcome Natalie!
We’re thrilled to welcome Natalie Rendleman for a summer internship at WB. Natalie is a rising fifth-year student in the Bachelor of Architecture program at Tulane University. Her architectural interests center on creating equitable spaces and environmentally engaged designs. In her spare time, she enjoys oil painting, gardening, and spending time with her quarantine “pod.”
Mirabeau Water Garden Featured in the New York Times
The Sisters of St. Joseph and Waggonner & Ball’s Mirabeau Water Garden project will be one of the largest urban wetlands in the country, designed to store over 10 million gallons of stormwater runoff to protect Gentilly from flooding. Link: Flood and Sacrifice: How an Old Convent Could Help Save New Orleans
Waterloop: Ramiro Diaz on a Living With Water Approach to Architecture
Waterloop is a podcast about water in our lives and on our planet. In this episode Ramiro explains Waggonner & Ball’s Living With Water approach to design that prioritizes water sustainability, climate resilience, and community livability. He discusses projects including the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan, Mirabeau Water Garden, and Dutch Dialogues. Ramiro also […]
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.