Business Insider – ‘Movable Green Walls’



How an architecture firm designed its office to make its workers healthier and more collaborative, with movable ‘green walls’ and air quality control Following is a transcript of a Business Insider video. Commute times are up, and face-to-face interactions are down. The average American worker spends about a third of their waking life in the office. So how do you design a space where people actually want to come to work? M Moser, a global architecture firm founded in Hong Kong, designs offices that foster … Continue reading Business Insider – ‘Movable Green Walls’

Richard “Nick” Arcuri, Jr., Assoc. AIA



Nick earned his bachelor’s degree in general studies in 2010 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a focus on arts and humanities, taking as many furniture making and design classes he could. While building custom cabinets and staircases, he was recruited back to his alma mater for his M.Arch and graduated in 2016. During graduate school he interned at Fluidity Design Consultants in Los Angeles working in concept design. He spent his final semester interning at Architects and Builders in Lafayette, La. Since … Continue reading Richard “Nick” Arcuri, Jr., Assoc. AIA

ESKEWDUMEZRIPPLE RANKED #16 IN 2019 ARCHITECT 50



NEW ORLEANS FIRM ESKEWDUMEZRIPPLE RANKED #16 IN 2019 ARCHITECT 50, A NATIONWIDE RANKING OF ARCHITECTURE FIRMS PUBLISHED BY ARCHITECT MAGAZINE EskewDumezRipple, an award-winning architecture, interiors, and urban design firm, is pleased to announce recognition in this year’s ARCHITECT 50. The firm placed 16th overall in a nationwide ranking of exemplary architectural practices. Sponsored by Architect Magazine and designed to represent a well-rounded definition of success, the criteria for inclusion comprise an important set of metrics for every architectural practice: profitability, sustainability, and design. As a … Continue reading ESKEWDUMEZRIPPLE RANKED #16 IN 2019 ARCHITECT 50

Dominic A. Willard Jr., AIA



A native New Orleanian, Dominic earned his MArch from Tulane University in 2003. Upon graduation, he began practice at Manning Architects. During his career at the firm, Dominic has had the privilege of working on projects spanning numerous market sectors including Transportation, Education, Corporate, Civic, Hospitality and Healthcare and ranging in size from $500 million dollar hotel & casino resorts to small renovation projects with shoestring budgets. Dominic is LEED accredited and has been a registered Architect in the state of Louisiana since 2010. Dominic … Continue reading Dominic A. Willard Jr., AIA

Kathy Desselle Awarded 2018 AIALA Presidential Citation



The Presidential Citation and Medal honors those individuals or non-profit organizations who make special contributions to AIA Louisiana. This year’s recipient is someone who has been a quintessential member of the staff of AIA Louisiana since 1983.  For 35 years, Kathy Desselle’s commitment to the growth and development of the AIA has been amply demonstrated by her unconditional dedication to success in every responsibility she has undertaken. Kathy joined the staff in Baton Rouge as a part-time receptionist and word processor.  In 1987, she became … Continue reading Kathy Desselle Awarded 2018 AIALA Presidential Citation

Doug Ashe, FAIA, awarded prestigious AIA Louisiana Medal of Honor



Douglas E. Ashe, FAIA, was awarded the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) Louisiana Medal of Honor at its 75th Anniversary Gala in New Orleans on September 27th. The Medal of Honor is the highest award given by AIA Louisiana “in recognition of an individual architect who has significantly advanced the profession of architecture and who, by his/her leadership, has provided an inspiration to his/her fellow architects.” In a career spanning over 44 years Doug has demonstrated innovative leadership in advocating for an increased awareness … Continue reading Doug Ashe, FAIA, awarded prestigious AIA Louisiana Medal of Honor

2018 AIA LA Design Award Winners



Louisiana architects receive top honors in 2018 AIA LA design competition Architecture firms across Louisiana won 17 awards in the prestigious annual design competition conducted by the American Institute of Architects Louisiana Chapter (AIA LA). A nationally recognized panel of judges selected 16 winning projects for 2018 from 73 entries in seven categories, submitted by architects across the state. Award recipients were honored September 27 at the AIA LA 75th anniversary gala on at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Honor Awards … Continue reading 2018 AIA LA Design Award Winners

AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE



AIA GULF STATES PRESS RELEASE NYC; June 22, 2018 Sheila Leggett / 615.254.1233 / sheila@aiatn.org AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE Architects from the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects gathered in New York City to celebrate the 2018 Honor Awards. Fourteen projects were recognized for their exceptional choices in lighting, materials, color and planes, sustainability, and overall design excellence. Respected jury members chose these projects from those entered by architects practicing in the Gulf States region. The Honor Awards program identifies … Continue reading AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE