NOAF Building Tour: McDonogh 30/The Schoolhouse
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Building Tour: McDonogh 30/The Schoolhouse

Join us as we tour the Schoolhouse, a mixed-use development under construction in the historic McDonogh 30 school building. The tour will be led by the project architects, Melissa and Brian Rome of Rome Studio, whose additive approach to renovation combines sensitive historic restoration with carefully crafted contemporary elements. Read more about the project at http://romeoffice.us/#/gravier-st/

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PREMIÉRE LUMIÉRE - A Beaux Arts Ball
May
11
7:00 PM19:00

PREMIÉRE LUMIÉRE - A Beaux Arts Ball

The New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF) + Women In Architecture (WIA) invite you to support premiere lumiere - a beaux arts ball on Saturday, May 11th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Music Box Village.

More than 250 guests, donned in their finest costumery, will delight in a dance-filled evening while enjoying heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar and live music in the Music Box Village - one of the most eccentric and unique contemporary art sites in New Orleans - an architectural conglomeration of recycled wood, metal and glass, an open-air performance space tucked under an oak tree canopy and a world away from the ordinary.

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Inaugural Contemporary Home Tour
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Inaugural Contemporary Home Tour

The New Orleans Architecture Foundation, in partnership with New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles, invites you to join us Sunday, May 19th for a self-guided tour of contemporary homes in the Irish Channel and Lower Garden District. You will learn about these homes, the architects and builders who worked on them, how they relate to their neighborhood context, and more!

*Featured Photo: Neil Alexander

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HEADDRESS WORKSHOP - A BEAUX ARTS BALL EVENT
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

HEADDRESS WORKSHOP - A BEAUX ARTS BALL EVENT

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Carnival season is upon us. And with that, we are excited to announce PREMIÉRE LUMIÉRE - the Inaugural Beaux Arts Ball.

Join Women in Architecture (WIA) and New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF) for a creative evening creating your own Headdress for upcoming parades and the Beaux Arts Ball! The event will be held at the Center for Architecture and Design, 1000 St Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA.

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NOAF Lecture Series - Farouki Farouki
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Lecture Series - Farouki Farouki

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Please join the New Orleans Architecture Foundation on Wednesday, November 7th, to hear from award-winning architects and designers, Caroline and Sabri Farouki, about their practice, Farouki Farouki.

The NOAF Lecture Series is free and open to the public. We ask that you RSVP online here.

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3rd Annual Fall Home Tour
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

3rd Annual Fall Home Tour

Please join New Orleans Architecture Foundation, in partnership with New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles, on Saturday, October 20th for a self-guided tour of seven stunning Uptown / Audubon area homes, where you will learn about the history and architectural significance of each. 

*Featured image is the home of interior designer Penny Francis and Octave Francis III. Photographed by Sara Essex Bradley

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OPENING: Unmaking the Bed, Unmaking New Orleans
Oct
6
5:00 PM17:00

OPENING: Unmaking the Bed, Unmaking New Orleans

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Unmaking the Bed is a research studio which focuses on the medicalization and domestication of everyday spaces. Unmaking the Bed, Unmaking New Orleans is an exhibition of 10 architectural projects by students of Rice Architecture during the 2018 spring semester.

Featured Image - Central City Neighbourhood, Drawing by Lara Hansmann

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NOAF Lecture Series - Rome Office
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Lecture Series - Rome Office

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Please join the New Orleans Architecture Foundation on Tuesday, September 4th, to hear from local architects, Melissa and Brian Rome, about their practice, design process and philosophy, and the unique challenges and opportunities of practicing architecture in New Orleans and elsewhere.

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NOAF Building Tour: The Rose Collaborative
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Building Tour: The Rose Collaborative

Join us as we tour the Rose Collaborative and hear from the project's developer, Mike Grote of Alembic Community Development. Rose Community Development Corporation and Alembic Community Development have partnered to redevelop this historic property, a new 1.5-acre hub for the arts, education, and entrepreneurship in the former St. Rose de Lima church building on Bayou Road.

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Urban Sketchers New Orleans Exhibit
Aug
4
to Sep 21

Urban Sketchers New Orleans Exhibit

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Urban Sketchers New Orleans is hosting an exhibition to celebrate the work of the many artists participating in our monthly meetups and chapter. This event is being hosted by the Louisiana Architecture Foundation and New Orleans Architecture Foundation in conjunction with White Linen Night on August 4th at the Center for Architecture and Design.

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Mid Mod NOLA: @TowerFantasy Exhibit and Opening Reception
Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

Mid Mod NOLA: @TowerFantasy Exhibit and Opening Reception

This exhibit will feature the never-before-exhibited campy and clever images of the Tower Fantasy Instagram account, which has awoken a new public passion for the vacant Plaza Tower. Come dressed as your favorite mid-century modern building to enter the costume contest at the opening reception – the winner will receive a one night stay at The Drifter Hotel.

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Constructing Worlds: Intersections of Art and Architecture
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Constructing Worlds: Intersections of Art and Architecture

Join our friends at Octavia Art Gallery for the opening of their newest exhibit, Constructing Worlds: Intersections of Art and Architecture. Although diverse in place and style, each artist included in Constructing Worlds demonstrates the interdisciplinary exchange between art and architecture.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Urban Sketchers New Orleans Exhibit
May
24
to Jul 13

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Urban Sketchers New Orleans Exhibit

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Urban Sketchers New Orleans is hosting an exhibition to celebrate the work of the many artists participating in our monthly meetups and chapter. This event is being hosted by the Louisiana Architecture Foundation and New Orleans Architecture Foundation in conjunction with White Linen Night on August 4th at the Center for Architecture and Design.

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Happy Hour with NOAF and futureNOLA
May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Happy Hour with NOAF and futureNOLA

The Board of the New Orleans Architecture Foundation and the futureNOLA Project invite you to a Happy Hour hosted by Broad St Cider & Ale. $1 from every drink ordered this evening will be donated to the New Orleans Architecture Foundation, to help further our mission of enhancing public appreciation of architecture and design through advocacy and education. 

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Poydras Street Tour
May
19
9:30 AM09:30

Poydras Street Tour

  • Outside Harrah's Casino (Corner of Poydras and Convention Center) (map)
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Whether you are visiting or are a born and raised New Orleanian, this tour will give you an in-depth and interesting look into the history of our Central Business District and the architecture that shapes our city's skyline.

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