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Mossop and Michaels Receive Grant to Implement Alternative Land Management Strategies in New Orleans

Professor Elizabeth Mossop and Associate Professor Wes Michaels of the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture have received a $242,399 grant from the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) to research and implement ecologically and economically sustainable landscape designs on vacant land in New Orleans. NORA owns approximately 2,300 vacant lots in New Orleans, which [...]

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Q&A with Tiger Twelve Class of 2014 Architecture Student Johnny Johnson

LSU School of Architecture student Johnny Johnson has been selected to the Office of the Dean of Students Tiger Twelve Class of 2014. Each spring, the Office of the Dean of Students recognizes 12 outstanding seniors who contribute positively to the life of the campus and surrounding community as the Tiger Twelve.  In keeping with [...]

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Wins APA-Louisiana Excellence Award for Education or Advocacy

The LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS), a trans-disciplinary program of the College of Art + Design, College of Engineering, and School of the Coast & Environment, has won the 2014 State Planning Award – Excellence Award for Education or Advocacy from the American Planning Association’s Louisiana Chapter. The award honored CSS’s work in developing the Louisiana [...]

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio Awarded Kresge Foundation Grant to Assist Coastal Communities

The LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS), a trans-disciplinary program of the College of Art & Design, College of Engineering, and School of the Coast & Environment, has been awarded a $200,000, two-year grant from the Kresge Foundation to assist Louisiana communities plan for climate change, sea-level rise, land subsidence, and other hazards. Funding will support [...]

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Nari Ward and LSU School of Art Students Work on Installations for Rooted Communities Exhibit

New York–artist Nari Ward recently completed the first of three official visits as part of his residency as the 2013–14 LSU College of Art + Design Nadine Carter Russell Chair. The focus of his January visit was to begin work on several sculptural installations that will be installed at the LSU Museum of Art for [...]

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Professor and Director Jori Erdman’s Service as Treasurer of the ACSA Board of Directors

Many may know Professor Jori Erdman for her career as an architect, for her work in educating future architects at LSU, or as the director of the School of Architecture. But another significant role Erdman has undertaken in the architectural community is her service as treasurer of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). [...]

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