research, these are our
plans for the future
of New Orleans
We took an integrated approach by reviewing
as a group the research and ideas of each team and designing our
We realize that New Orleans
quick-fix, so we took a
our solutions not only include what needs to be done now to rebuild the
but also how to redesign and sustain it for the long run.
We focus extensively on the wetlands and
flood protection system.
have divided our solutions into:
- What we imagine New Orleans
to look like as a city culturally and geographically 100 years into the
Considerations - An
explanation of our reasoning in the decision to
gradually reduce the
size of the city of New
over the course of the next 100 years.
- Includes the plans that already have or need to take effect
concerning the wetlands, city design, and flood protection system to
the infrastructure of the city and protect it from the next major
- Looks at New Orleans 100 years
and considers what steps regarding the flood protection system,
city design need to take place to ensure the sustainability of New Orleans in
the future. This is how we
plan to move New Orleans
toward our Vision over the next century.
Precedents – Suggests ideas
from our plan
that are applicable to other cities and regions around the world.