The Bayou District At Park City

New Orleans, LA United States

JHP Architecture / Urban Design

 

Project Description

2009 RADA

On The Boards /Merit

When Hurricane Katrina roared through New Orleans, it devastated the already deteriorating St. Bernard Housing Development. Fast-track plans to demolish and rebuild the area resulted in this design our judges called “very strong.”

The first phase of the project includes 466 rental units, assigned to two- and three-story townhouses and a “mansion” building. JHP Architecture broke up the massing into smaller elements and provided through access to maintain consistency with the existing fabric of New Orleans. “We tried to break the blocks down so it didn't look like the projects,” says Ronald E. Harwick, AIA, CSI. The firm also created multiple semi-public spaces, internal parking courts, and a diverse streetscape with stoops and deep galleries.

“It's a remarkably contextual solution for knitting a city back together,” said a judge.

 

Project Details

The Bayou District At Park City
Location:
Shared by:
 
Project Team:
    Ronald E. Harwick, Principal in Charge; John Schrader, Project Architect;
Consultants:
  • Developer: Noel Khalil 
 
 

Specified Products

Bathroom and Kitchen Cabinets: Leedo Cabinetry; Countertops: Formica Corp., Panolam Industries International (Nevamar), Pioneer Plastics; Dishwasher, Garbage Disposer, Oven/Range, Refrigerator: Whirlpool Corp.; Doors: Masonite International Corp.; Exterior Siding: Alcoa Architectural Products (USA), James Hardie Building Products; Flooring (Carpet): Mohawk Carpet (Bigelow), Shaw Industries; Flooring (Ceramic Tile/Stone/Concrete): Dal-Tile Corp.; Hardware: Better Home Products; Insulation: CertainTeed Corp.; Paints/Stains/Wall Finishes: Benjamin Moore & Co.; Roofing: Fabral, Owens Corning; Site Compactor: SP Industries; Windows: General Aluminum Co. of Texas

 
 

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