Sunday, October 22, 2006
USA Weekend Katrina Cottage, Silver Spring, Maryland
This is Katrina Cottage VIII, the second Katrina Cottage on a national rollout. It's built in a factory by Housing International, has a very high LEEDs rating, was designed by Steve Mouzon, and will be unveiled by USA Today next weekend in Silver Spring, Maryland. More info and photos to follow.
- Katrina Cottage I: Marianne Cusato, designer, built for the NAHB Builders'Show
- Katrina Cottage II: Steve Oubre, designer (with others), built for Duany Plater-Zyberk's Arabi charrette
- Katrina Cottage III: Eric Moser, designer, Mennonite modified version built in Pass Christian, Mississippi
- Katrina Cottage IV: Marianne Cusato, designer, Lowe's design at Bruce Tolar's Cottage Square
- Katrina Cottage V: Andres Duany, designer, plan by HomeStyles, model in NOLA exhibit
- Katrina Cottage VI: Andres Duany, designer, Florida Cracker plan from HomeStyles
- Katrina Cottage VII: Steve Mouzon, designer, built by Housing International
- Katrina Cottage VIII: Steve Mouzon, designer, for USA Weekend ("KC-DC")
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For a picture of the sort of housing that these designs might be meant to replace, see the Squandered Heritage photo blog of buildings which are about to be torn down in New Orleans.
Posted by: Edward Vielmetti at Nov 14, 2006 1:15:46 AM
These cottages are a great step in the right direction.
Posted by: Steve Frenkel at Mar 22, 2008 8:49:26 AM