New Orleans Undergoes Renaissance in Green Building Since Katrina

New Orleans Undergoes Renaissance in Green Building Since Katrina

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green-home-make-it-right-foundationOne of the unexpected trends to emerge in the five years since Hurricane Katrina flooded this city in 2005 is entrepreneurship focused on green technology and home building.

Conservation was never a top priority in New Orleans, but Katrina changed that. The city is now an incubator for new home building featuring natural resources and sustainable architecture — devising methods to cooperate with the land, not fight against it.

(READ the story in CS Monitor — and check out the green homes built by Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation)

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