Storm Resilience Projects Gain Steam in New Orleans

This article was originally featured in the July issue of New Orleans CityBusiness. Article by Tommy Santora.

Terri and Ian Dreyer discuss repurposing existing infrastructure into multi-use community “arx”, or hubs. While their three concepts are site specific, the intention is that the design strategy would be easily modified to effectively apply to similar sites throughout the city.

“There is a federal push to rebuild infrastructure, so let’s repurpose infrastructure that responds to the duality of year-round, programmatic needs for our communities and also disaster response for our residents,” said Terri Dreyer. “These centers can be staples within our communities and part of our future urban planning footprint.”