We are pleased to announce that Waggonner & Ball has joined Moffatt & Nichol, advancing our capability to offer integrated resilience solutions from project visioning and definition through implementation.
A truly global infrastructure advisory firm, Moffatt & Nichol provides engineering and consulting services to clients worldwide in the maritime, transportation, water, energy, environmental, federal, and urban development markets. Moffatt & Nichol’s professional staff includes engineers, planners, scientists, and other industry experts who serve our client base from offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim.
Waggonner & Ball is an internationally respected urban planning, design, and architecture firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an interdisciplinary practice committed to creating resilient landscapes, buildings, and communities. Following their experience from Hurricane Katrina, the firm led the development of the first water plan in the United States, the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan.
Waggonner & Ball will remain a distinct design innovation studio within Moffatt & Nichol and will continue to pursue projects in all aspects of the built environment, with a focus on water, culture, and history. David Waggonner will take on a new role advising the integration of design and engineering across Moffatt & Nichol’s practice areas, while a new generation will lead Waggonner & Ball’s New Orleans office.
Our collaborations where land meets water revealed common cultures and aligned values. From the transformative Dutch Dialogues® design workshops to completed resilience projects, our work centers around sustainable stewardship, a profound respect for water’s role in shaping the future of our built environment, and a Resilient by Nature® approach focused on Living with Water®. Together, we are poised to deliver beautiful, holistic solutions to the most critical climate challenges of our time.