As if trying to make up for not being there to hold back the waters which flooded the Big Easy following Hurricane Katrina, the Dutch are now making amends. A new exhibit called "Newer Orleans, a Shared Space" is once again combining Dutch and American forces with inspired suggestions for how to rebuild the soggy Crescent City.
UN Studio thinks this garden-encrusted Ziggurat could be the new urban icon New Orleans needs.
This City Park design by West 8 is being considered by New Orleans. It creates a mini-Delta water system that would help clean the salt-water soaked parklands, and prevent flooding. New Orleans' current City Park lost thousands of trees and plants after Katrina.