Katrina cottage

Robin Roberts and Good Morning America welcome Pass Christian family to new Katrina Cottage

Robin Roberts was live in her hometown of Pass Christian, MS for the second day in a row today, commemorating the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's destructive collision with the Gulf Coast ... read more »

CNU XV Days 4 & 5: Follow the Congress as It Happens

Saturday sessions at the 15th annual CNU Congress kicked off with the morning plenary presentation of the much-admired Swedish architect Kjell Forshed, who contributed so much to the design of the cri ... read more »

Lowe's launches Katrina Cottage site

Lowe's home improvement stores recently began deliveries of Cusato Katrina Cottages to 30 retail stores in the Gulf Coast area. ... read more »

Katrina's Cottage Industry - Washington Post

Nearly a year and a half have passed since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast as well as the unveiling of New Urbanism's latest poster child--the Katrina Cottage. What began as a response to razed housing in Louisiana and Mississippi is now expanding elsewhere. A new round of manufactured co... read more »

New Door to Affordable Housing Opens

The Johnson's recently became the recipients of a donated manufactured home to replace their existing home in Montgomery, MD. This home is the first of many designed by architect Steve Mouzon who also created the now infamous Katrina Cottage which he called a "FEMA trailer with dignity." The home... read more »

Gulf Coast New Urbanism and the Katrina Cottage - USA Today

USA Today‚Äôs Larry Copeland tells us that many coastal Mississippi towns are rebuilding their communities with new urbanist principles in mind. But not all towns are jumping on the bandwagon. Towns like Biloxi seem weary of recent efforts to create walkable communities with widespread access to s... read more »