Board of Directors

paula peer, AIA
Board chair

"“The NOAF is here to educate the community about how the infusion of new modern architecture, sustainable design practices, and innovative urban planning strategies can redefine New Orleans as a more progressive city without losing its historic character and authenticity.”

 

HARVEY BURNS, AIA
VICE Chair

"NOAF must lead in the effort to enhance and preserve the unique architectural fabric we call home."
 

MARK BAUM, AIA

"I support NOAF because Architecture is quintessential New Orleans as jazz and jambalaya.."
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Shannon french, AIA

“I believe it is vital for New Orleans to have an organization that can engage the public and highlight the importance of architecture in our daily lives, our society, and our history. NOAF promotes our city’s cultural heritage and architectural legacy.”

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mary gilmore, AIA

 
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Marlin landry, Assoc. AIA

"“NOAF encourages locals and visitors alike to appreciate all of the great architecture of New Orleans, old and new and in between, and not just those buildings shown in travel guides.”
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tracy lea, AIA

"New Orleans deserves a forum to celebrate good design of the last fifty years and the next fifty, just as we do with our wonderful historic architecture. NOAF provides that space."
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nick marshall, AIA

"New Orleans possesses an architectural texture that few American cities can claim. Joining the NOAF is a way to celebrate and support this texture and to gain a deeper understanding of how architects make places within this invaluable context."
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angela morton, AIA

"NOAF is so important because our architectural legacy is ahead of us--- together we need to make sure everyone who shapes our city-region knows and values the importance of good design— at all scales, in all neighborhoods, for every project and every budget."
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shelby russ

"Our Architecture, along with our people, our music and our cuisine is one of the main ingredients that makes the “gumbo” of New Orleans so savory!"
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eliana thompson becnel

""Architecture is innately progressive, sustainable and comfortable; it's only when not done well that we realize how truly important it is."
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charlotte bellan throop, aia

"Architecture, at its best, elevates the quality of life and inspires. NOAF celebrates design by recognizing the places, place-makers and architecture of this great city."

NOAF STAFF

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Joel PominvillE
Executive Director

"New Orleans is not New Orleans without its architecture. NOAF provides locals and visitors a chance to truly experience and understand architecture."
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SHERRI CARNEY
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS AND EVENTS