Collection by Erika Heet

Designs From New Orleans


In honor of noted New Orleans architect Allen Eskew, who died Tuesday, we meander through the great design and architecture we love from the Big Easy.

Guest House, by Arthur Q. Davis.
The Phillis Wheatley Elementary School in New Orleans, which despite its standing as a rare and important work of...
After Nomita Joshi-Gupta’s home in New Orleans was damaged in Hurricane Katrina, she set out looking for eco-friendly...
Byron Mouton and girlfriend, Julie Charvat watch the world go by, New Orleans style.
The living room of the tower transitions to a sizable balcony overlooking a private rear courtyard.
Julie Charvat of Bild Design exits the Lowerline House.
Though the Lowerline House may appear radically different, it deliberately mimics the neighboring shotgun camel-backs.
"You don't even want to be in New Orleans in August with the air-conditioning on," McKay says.
The only enclosed space of the pavilion is the freestanding storage area, where the volunteers keep their tools and...
Project: Special No. 9...
The firm Eskew Dumez Ripple won the 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award two days after architect Allen Eskew’s death.
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple designed a sustainable housing prototype for “The Sustainable Design Competition for New Orleans –...