We design resilient environments and buildings.
We focus on deep structures of place: people, ecology, soil, water, climate, light, space, and materials.
We have resilient roots: cultural, structural, and ecological.
New Orleans, a port city, is our home and point of departure.
Water is the lifeblood of the land.
Wherever we are, we work local.
We are visionary pragmatists. We focus on performance over time to help our clients invest resources wisely.
Buildings and environments live longer than people.
We see our work on the continuum of history. Durability and resilience are critical.
Adaptation is a design opportunity, from regional infrastructure to our own homes.
The best scale is the smallest one that works.
We collaborate with partners all over the world.