Architecture + Ales Movie Night at Flying Heart Brewery
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Architecture + Ales Movie Night at Flying Heart Brewery

Join the Louisiana Architecture Foundation for a special screening of “Designing Life: The Modernist Architecture of Albert C. Ledner” co-directed by Catherine Ledner and Roy Beeson, is an immersion into the life and work of New Orleans architect and modernist Albert C. Ledner who passed away at the age of 93 last November. 
Prior to the feature will be screenings of award-winning architecture short films based in Louisiana that have screened at the Architecture & Design Film Festival: New Orleans. A special treat will the trailer, Unexpected Modernism: The Wiener Brothers’ Story produced by LAF and executed by the team of Rational Middle Media. 
Tickets: $15 includes pizza, a flight of beers and films, any proceeds support the work of the Louisiana Architecture Foundation.

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Hays Town Home Tour in Baton Rouge
Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

Hays Town Home Tour in Baton Rouge

Home Tours | 12-5PM
VIP Reception | 5:30-7PM

Take a tour of residential homes and commercial buildings in Baton Rouge designed by Louisiana’s Architect – A. Hays Town. Guests will be able to explore several structures built by Town that encapsulate his iconic designs drawing upon French, Spanish, and Caribbean building techniques and details. This event is presented in partnership with the Hilliard Museum and the Louisiana Architecture Foundation.

Tickets are available online HERE. They will also be available for purchase the day of the event at Dixon Smith Interiors starting at 11am.

The Hilliard Museum and Louisiana Architecture Foundation will not disclose the addresses of the properties to the general public in order to respect the privacy of homeowners. Addresses and a map will be made available to ticket holders the day of the event.

We will begin to feature photographs of the tour locations as the event date approaches.

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"Social & Site Visit" to the Redeveloped Stephens Garage
Oct
18
5:30 PM17:30

"Social & Site Visit" to the Redeveloped Stephens Garage

Join Knoll and LAF at the highly anticipated Garage by Wisznia I Architecture + Development for an evening of classic design and innovative development. Explore what it means to create a sense of hospitality at every exchange. From soft and welcoming touch-points to highly flexible environments, this limited showing of both Knoll’s most iconic pieces and some of the most recent product introductions against mixed-use construction presents a new way of thinking about the way the design drives how we live, work and play

A $49 million renovation, the project involves the conversion of the garage into a mixed-use residence. The development includes 51 market-rate apartment units and 11 condos located on the upper floors. The first floor will hold 21,000 square feet of commercial space.

The complex will have a uniquely-designed parking garage, equipped with two car elevators that will bring residents along with their vehicles to any of the upper floors.

The building was originally constructed in 1951 to house a Buick dealership.

Thursday, Oct 18th, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

FREE Please RSVP

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A. Hays Town Home Tour, Lafayette
Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

A. Hays Town Home Tour, Lafayette

In conjunction with the Hilliard Museum and their upcoming retrospective on architect A. Hays Town, the LAF and the Hilliard Museum will be hosting tours of the late architect's residential designs in Lafayette on July 14. More information and online sales will be announced soon.

Reserve your tickets in advance HERE for $25, tickets will be $30 day of tour.

Prior to the tour day, an A. Hays Town And The Architectural Image Of Louisiana opens at the Hilliard Museum on June 15, reception 6pm to 8pm, finishing on December 29.  The exhibition will be guest curated by architectural historian, Dr. Carol McMichael Reese, Professor in the School of Architecture at Tulane University, where Town studied. A highly collaborative project, the exhibition will bring together faculty and students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Tulane University in New Orleans, and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, providing an opportunity for students to gain experience in exhibition research, design, and production. We hope to see you there! 

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Hammond Mid-Century Modern Home Tour
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Hammond Mid-Century Modern Home Tour

The Louisiana Architecture Foundation, in partnership with the Hammond Historic District Commission, is proud to present a day-long tour on Saturday, April 21 from 10 am to 4pm, of Hammond’s Mid-Century Modern collection of homes and commercial spaces, highlighting the exemplary work of John Desmond. An award-winning Hammond architect based in Baton Rouge, Desmond designed buildings in Hammond that helped shape the modern character and style of his hometown. The tour will take visitors on a mix of Desmond’s residential and commercial spaces in Hammond.

 

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Architecture + Spirits: Where Landscape Meets Architecture
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Architecture + Spirits: Where Landscape Meets Architecture

Where Landscape Meets Architecture -  A one hour discussion of best practices and detailing focusing on the boundary between the Built Environment and Significant Trees.  Event starts at 6pm with refreshments, lecture will begin at 6:30 with presentations by Bayou Tree Service and Carbo Landscape Architecture.

1.  Maintenance of significant trees near existing structures to mitigate foundation and roof damage.
2.  How to plan for and prepare existing tress that are adjacent to proposed new construction to maintain tree health and limit the potential for future damage to the structure.
3.  Proper installation of root barrier and other techniques to prevent future conflicts. 
4.  Plant selection/detailing for new trees near new and existing buildings to prevent future maintenance issues.

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LAF Short Film Contest--Entries DUE July 16th at MIDNIGHT
Feb
26
to Jul 16

LAF Short Film Contest--Entries DUE July 16th at MIDNIGHT

LAF ANNOUNCES: CALL FOR SHORT FILM SUBMISSIONS
NEW ORLEANS, LA., March 1, 2018

The Architecture & Design Film Festival: New Orleans (ADFF: New Orleans), presented by the Louisiana Architectural Foundation, will be accepting short-film submissions for a chance to be released and viewed at
the ADFF: New Orleans film festival from August 23 through August 26, 2018.

WHAT: Call for Short Film Submissions
WHO: High School, College, Amateur and Professionals
WHEN: Starting March 1st with deadline of midnight July 16, 2018

MORE INFO: http://adfilmfest.com/site/nola2018

On March 1, 2018 the Louisiana Architectural Foundation will open the contest for online short film submissions, ending at midnight on July 16, 2018. Short films should run between two and five minutes in length and should meet the eligibility requirements listed on the website. The short-film contest is open to both high-school and college-level students, as well as amateur and professional filmmakers.  Prizes will be awarded and voted on by a special panel of judges. Short-films submitted for entry should cover a topic relating to architecture, design, urban planning, historic preservation, or any other relevant topic.

 

The Architec­ture & Design Film Festival: New Orleans in its third year, and is the largest film festival dedicated to the creative spirit of Architecture & Design. This festival gives people in our region a great opportunity for exposure and participation in the world of architecture and design through film. LAF seeks to bring together the general public with our arts, architecture and cultural partners in this celebration of architecture through a weekend of films August 23 to August 26, 2018. For more information: http://adfilmfest.com/site/nola2018

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Gunny Harboe "The Restoration of Unity Temple"
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Gunny Harboe "The Restoration of Unity Temple"

The Louisiana Architecture Foundation and Tulane University’s Masters of Historic Preservation Studies present: acclaimed preservationist, and lead architect of the restoration of Chicago’s Unity Temple, Gunny Harboe, FAIA. Mr. Harboe will present the transformative restoration that has returned an internationally significant work of architecture to its original appearance while giving it new life for its congregation and for Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts who come to see it from all over the world.

For much of his four-decade career, the Chicago architect has worked on several landmarks designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, including Taliesin West and Robie House. Harboe recently oversaw the $25 million restoration of Unity Temple, Wright’s 1909 masterpiece located in Chicago’s Oak Park suburb. In addition to Wright, Harboe has worked on National Historic Landmarks designed by such architects as Mies Van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan, and Holabird and Root.

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JANUARY SKETCH SESSION: LET'S DRAW THE BOTANICAL GARDEN!
Jan
6
10:00 AM10:00

JANUARY SKETCH SESSION: LET'S DRAW THE BOTANICAL GARDEN!

Hosted by the Louisiana Architectural Foundation (LAF) and the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF), these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by drawing, painting, photography, etc.

We're going to meet at the New Orleans Botanical Garden (5 Victory Ave) at 10 AM to draw, paint and photograph this incredible treasure of New Orleans!

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