Waring Architects was commissioned by Butler Callahan Holdings to design a new construction in the Black Pearl neighborhood at the base of Carrollton Avenue. This three-bedroom, three and a half bathroom house has a large open living space and a beautiful master suite that both overlook the back yard. By placing a bedroom with an … Continue reading »
The client had bought and was living in a freestanding slave quarter building that took up much of the rear yard of a lot in the French Quarter. The building had been renovated sometime in the 1970s but was badly in need of a complete renovation. The building foundation was failing, the porches were rotting, … Continue reading »
This is a prototypical home specially designed with a 200% structural engineering safety factor to easily withstand 150+ mph winds and designed to be extremely durable, low/no maintenance, effectively flood-proofed, super-structured, armored, super-insulted, and extremely energy-efficient. Every effort was made to make the house “fit” the site; it utilizes a Southern coastal vernacular archetype; it … Continue reading »
This beautiful uptown house was beginning to show some wear. There were water penetrations at windows, the roof, and at the fireplace. Waring Architects carefully documented the existing state and conditions of the house and offered informed advice on how to best fix these issues. Additionally, a new front door, a new front porch and … Continue reading »
Village Coffee, 2011 Marty and Donna Scoggins hired us to convert a former bank located near the University area of New Orleans into a high-end coffee shop. Responsibilities included complete architectural services for demolition, mold abatement, and new partitions, roof repair, repainting of the exterior, new electrical, lighting, plumbing, HVAC, early detection/alert smoke alarm system, … Continue reading »
This house was designed by us for a client who had fond childhood memories of playing at their aunt’s house on the site. The house that they played in was utterly destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and this house was rebuilt as both an homage to the family memories, but also as a departure from the … Continue reading »
Viva is a clothing retail space within the Oakwood Mall. The client wanted to update a store that he already controlled with a new storefront, new rear display, new sales counter, and new accessible fitting rooms while maintaining as much existing infrastructure as possible. Waring Architects quickly developed a scheme and guided the client through … Continue reading »
Councilmember Head Celebrates Freret Neighborhood Economic Development with Grand Opening of Village Coffee Yesterday Morning http://nolacitycouncil.com/content/display.asp?id=54&nid=%7B9C54FDB1-4A5A-4451-85BB-434EA113AA4B%7D ...