Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2016

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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142 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Torre Design Consortium, Ltd. New Orleans, Louisiana Canal Street Revitalization New Orleans, Louisiana Above: The $17 million renovation of New Orleans' historic main street, Canal Street, not only reintroduced the streetcar back to the corridor, but created a foundation for the revitalization of the entire commercial corridor. TDCL was the landscape architect and urban designer. Woldenberg Riverfront Park New Orleans, Louisiana Left: Torre Design designed this two-mile-long riverfront park linking Canal Street to historic Jackson Square in the Vieux Carré. The entire park is composed of lightweight soil and planting atop the wharf apron, where warehouses once stood. Torre Design Consortium, Ltd. (TDCL) was formed in 1980 and has produced many award-winning projects for the public and private sectors. It offers landscape architecture, architecture, graphic, interior and exhibit design services. Many of the developments completed in this waterfront city are the result of the firm's specialty in zoological gardens. Beginning with the Audubon Zoo over 36 years ago, Torre Design has completed master plans and designs for over 45 other zoological facilities and aquariums. V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 4 5 e w V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 4 5 m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 4 5

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