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EP 03 – ENTRY 01: GET YOUR BUILD ON

EP 03 – ENTRY 01: GET YOUR BUILD ON

Happy New Year! 2008 brings your dedicated Crew back to the streets of “NOLA” for ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL, Spring Semester: THE BUILD! I don’t know about y’all, but we’re ready to put on some serious hard hats. While purple-clad, victorious, and hungover LSU (Louisiana State University) football fans stumbled home Monday morning after a winning championship…

EP 02 – ENTRY 01: CALIFORNIA DREAMING

EP 02 – ENTRY 01: CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Today we met someone who loves that empty blue 07 URBANbuild house on Dryades and Sixth. In fact, she can see it from her living room window. Her name is Tess Lassai, and she lives just a few doors down. A longtime resident of this neighborhood, Tess says the house reminds her of Santa Barbara.…

EP 01 – ENTRY 03: THIS OLD HOUSE BRAND NEW

EP 01 – ENTRY 03: THIS OLD HOUSE BRAND NEW

The first and second URBANbuild houses. The concepts for both were derived from traditional New Orleans architectural styles, and both built by Tulane architecture students who’ve created a modern take on an old theme. The first was inspired by a typical “Shotgun”, the second on a classic “Camelback”. Shotguns are long, thin houses with no…