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Rebirth of Treme Lafitte Neighborhood Housing in New Orleans

Podcast: 2011/5/4 – 14:20

Presenter: Michael Willis, FAIA, NOMA

Moderator: Mike Crosbie, Ph.D., AIA

Michael Crosbie, chairman and associate professor of the University of Hartford Department of Architecture speaks with Michael Willis, FAIA, NOMA,who has been on the front lines, helping to heal New Orleans. Michael is currently completing work on the Faubourg Lafitte new affordable housing project in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans which replaces existing multifamily buildings vacated after Hurricane Katrina.

Michael is the president and founding principal of Michael Willis Architects, now MWA Architects. He founded his practice twenty-three years ago with the desire to bring the highest quality design to public and non-profit clients. In November 2005, Michael was a member of the AIA task force for the post-Katrina Louisiana Governor's Rebuilding and Recovery Conference in New Orleans. He is currently completing work on the Faubourg Lafitte new affordable housing project in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans which replaces existing multifamily buildings vacated after Hurricane Katrina.

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