Senior Project Designer Waggonner & Ball Architecture/Environment new olreans, Louisiana
New Orleans City Park Water Opportunities masterplan conceptualizes the park as the city sponge, holding water in extreme weather events and alleviating flooding on adjacent neighborhoods. NOMA Sculpture Garden is the pilot project of implementing the water-management concept, paired with the complexities of public engagement and display of art.
Understand strategies for large-scale water management in at-risk urban communities such as New Orleans.
Examine a case study of how the larger concept materializes in an implementation project by a different design firm.
Learn how to incorporate water management strategies into early design studies so it becomes established as one of the design objectives.
Understand that water management in a project does not have to define or drive the aesthetic.