design as protest (DAP)

A platform for the dismantling of the privilege and power structures that use the design profession to maintain systems of injustice

paper monuments

A public art and public history project designed to elevate the voices of the people of New Orleans, as a critical process towards creating new narratives and symbols of our city

claiborne innovation district (CID)

A plan for a 19-Block transformation of space beneath the elevated I-10 expressway along Claiborne Avenue as a site for the residents of the Claiborne Corridor

blights out

A collective of artists, activists, and architects whose mission is to generate dialogue, art, and action that challenge inequitable development and drive land use policy in New Orleans

paper machine

An experimental creative agency that specializes in human-centered design and arts-forward projects to improve the livability of public spaces

dap youth programs

A space for students to work with architects to explore our city, the built environment, and how to imagine new designs for the city's communities