Project Archives

Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life

StudioWTA was honored to act as Associate Architect for VJAA in this complete reinvention of Tulane’s existing University Center. The project was focused on connecting building and campus in order to engage students and visitors more fully, through a combination of passive and active systems.

1824 Sophie Wright Place

Extensive rehabilitation of a severely derelict building to a lively mixed-use structure

Hotel Peter + Paul

Restoration and conversion of four iconic historic buildings to a boutique hotel

Freret Street

New construction, metal screen-clad mixed-use companion buildings along the bustling Freret corridor

The Pythian

Restoration and adaptive reuse of a significant downtown building for mixed use

Paladar 511

Interior build-out of a restaurant in an existing historic warehouse

Bond Moroch

Rehabilitation of a former theater to a contemporary workspace for a public relations firm, where keeping the historic spirit of the theater alive was a design goal.

Arts Estuary 1024

Renovation of an existing historic building to house an arts-centric nonprofit, featuring a new addition, interior finishes and bright colors.

Via Latrobe

Expansive development of mixed use along the train tracks separating the Marigny and Bywater neighborhoods, including 253 residential lofts, ground floor commercial space, a new pedestrian street, and generous shared outdoor space throughout the two-block site

Magazine + Nashville

Renovation and additions to combine three historic wood structures into a single commercial building on Magazine Street

Shine Spa

Commercial build-out of a day spa to build brand identity

516 Natchez

Rehabilitation of two adjoined three story brick row houses with a modern rear addition

Contemporary Arts Center

Adaptive re-use of an existing warehouse as space for galleries, flexible theaters, café and support spaces for a collaborative art community

511 Marigny

A three-story former hosiery factory in Marigny is transformed into 47 modern lofts with a focus on highlighting the existing history and texture of the building.

Walker-Wynn House

Renovation of a historic St. Charles Avenue mansion, the Walker-Wynn House, to a design showroom and single-family residence.

Elisio Lofts

A 72-unit, 6-story mixed-use project on Elysian Fields Avenue featuring adaptive reuse and new construction.

studioWTA Offices

The most daunting challenge an architect faces is often the design of his or her own space, but this 1937 factory building in downtown New Orleans provided clear inspiration as a collaborative workspace for studioWTA.

St. Joseph Rebuild Center

With an outreach objective to serve 250 to 300 people per day, this facility is a social service and recovery center for the transient population of New Orleans that burgeoned in the aftermath of the destruction resulting from hurricane Katrina and the levee failures.

Rice Mill Lofts

Adaptive reuse of a derelict, five-story masonry warehouse into 20,000 sf of ground floor commercial space and sixty residential lofts, townhouses, and penthouses, as well as an expansive roof deck.

PJ’s Coffee Shop

A small coffee shop on the uptown campus of Tulane University, situated under the belly of a large, existing academic building.