28 Sep '12, 5pm

#Green rebuild in New Orleans creates the largest, greenest neighborhood in the US. - via @Green

#Green rebuild in New Orleans creates the largest, greenest neighborhood in the US. - via @Green

Invited to attend a star-studded fund-raiser and tour the Make It Right rebuild of the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans in March, I was curious to see the rebuilding progress in an area where 4,000 homes were destroyed when Hurricane Katrina kicked a hole in the levy in August 2005. One part of this hisstoric area had actor Brad Pitt as its caretaker. He founded the Make It Right Foundation, having as its goal the building of 150 affordable, green, storm-resistant houses by 2014. While much of the Lower Ninth is still eerily pocked by boarded up homes and empty lots, Pitt’s cluster of houses paralleling the levy stand in blessed contrast. Designed by 21 architects, including Frank Gehry, Shigeru Ban, Morphosis, and Kiernan Timberlake as well as local architects, the houses are hardly typical of a disaster rebuild. Their bright colors, whimsical porches, solar panels, and xe...

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