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Tulane University uptown campus tour of the university's sustainable projects featured at the 2014 Greenbuild Conference in New Orleans.

Riding the Green Wave

Greenbuild Tour of Tulane's Uptown Campus
Monday, October 20, 2014
2-6 pm

For more information and to register for the tour click here.

To find out more information about the progress of Yulman Stadium please follow this link.

J. Bennett Johnston Health & Environmental Research Building, recently renovated by New Orleans architecture and interior design firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple along with Markdesign LLC, won the 2014 IDEA Award of Excellence for Renovation/Historic Preservation from the International Interior Design Association.

Construction on Greenbaum House is now complete and is being occupied by it's first class of students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Greenbaum House will be the third residence hall following the residential college model with Wall Residential College and Weatherhead Hall preceding it. 


Sharp Quad Landscaping Improvements



Design Team:

Manning Architects, Morphy Makofsky Inc., Civil Engineers


Completed:

2011



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The Sharp Quad landscaping improvements were part of a long term goal to beautify the residential quads on the uptown campus. Centrally located between McAlister Auditorium and Sharp Hall, the quad is adjacent to two residence halls housing approximately 570 students. The site of a newly constructed sand volleyball court, Sharp Quad is becoming an important location for student recreation. The landscape improvements added more opportunities for passive and active recreation, improved site circulation to provide access around the newly constructed McAlister Auditorium loading dock and enhanced drainage of the area. These improvements included the addition of a sloped lawn for sunning, a grilling area with two large grilling stations, additional seating and gathering spaces (some associated with the volleyball court) and consolidated and extended bike parking.

These were exciting additions to student recreation and campus landscape, and will serve as a model for the future development of other residential and recreation quads on campus.

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