Stories featuring new construction, renovation and remodeling design.


Design: Ascension Parish Courthouse

Design: To keep pace with growth in the parish, the Ascension Parish Courthouse was designed for enhanced security and more courtrooms.
Tony Michelli building

Design: Tony Michelli building

The historic Tony Michelli building on Highland Road has been renovated into first-floor office space for H2Bravo and studio apartments on the second floor.
Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Design: Cary Saurage Community Arts Center

The goal of the new Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge was to be a place where artists could work, relax and put their talents on display.
Envōc Envoc Design

Design: Envōc

Design: Envōc set out to merge high-tech with modern farmhouse in the design of its new headquarters in the City Farm office complex.
LWCC design

Design: Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corp.

LWCC wanted a modern look along with touches of Louisiana in its $26 million upgrade and renovation of its headquarters.
Franklin Associates design

Design: Franklin Associates

Franklin Associates converted what had been a Mid City church into its forward-thinking, modern designed headquarters.

Design: Walker City Hall

The primary goal for the new Walker City Hall was to have space for future expansion as the Livingston Parish city grows.
Design Baton Rouge General

Design: Baton Rouge General-Ascension

Using design principles reflecting the best interests of both patients and staff, Baton Rouge General opened a $30 million facility in Ascension Parish.

Design: River Center Branch Library

Design: The River Center Branch Library is multi-use downtown facility with a rooftop that offers great views of Baton Rouge.

Design: 1200 Brickyard Lane

Design: 1200 Brickyard Lane is the first multi-tenant office building on the Water Campus; tenants include Stantec and Cybersecurity Coordination Center.

Design: Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors

Design: The new headquarters for the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors is designed to be friendly so that visiting contractors will have a pleasant experience and be proud of their industry.
Design Park Elementary

Design: Park Elementary School

Design: Park Elementary School is a 21st-century facility that alllows faculty and staff to educate students using enhanced project-based learning.
Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital

Design: Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital

The $230 million Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital was designed by HKS in Dallas and built by Brasfield & Gorrie from Nashville.
Design Red Stick Social

Design: Red Stick Social

Architect: DNA Workshop/Dyke Nelson Architecture Contractor: Buquet & LeBlanc Cost: $6 million Completed: 2019 Use: Home to Red Stick Social, a 35,000-square-foot multipurpose entertainment venue offering 10 bowling lanes,...
Ochsner Design

Design: Ochsner Medical Complex-The Grove

Owner: Ochsner Health System Architect: GraceHebert Architects Contractor: The Lemoine Company Cost: $116 million Completed: May 31, 2019 Use: Medical office building and surgical hospital with optimal patient rooms Location: 10310 The...
Design Louisiana Associated Builders and Contractors

Design: Louisiana Associated General Contractors

Owner: Louisiana Associated General Contractors Architect: GraceHebert Architects Contractor: Stuart & Company General Contractors Cost: $2 million Completed: November 2018 Use: Headquarters office of the Louisiana Associated General Contractors Location: 666 North St. Form...

Design: David E. Roberts Center for Economic Development

Owner: Baton Rouge Area Chamber Architect: WHLC Architecture Contractor: Milton J. Womack Cost: $3.5 million Completed: August 2018 Use: Headquarters of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and a resource for the...
design myrtle lake plaza

Design: Myrtle Lake Plaza

Owner: Guaranty Corporation Location: 10988 North Harrells Ferry Road, Suite 12 Architect: Hance Hughes AIA Contractor: OBRECO Constructors (Tyson O’Brien) Interior designer: Tiek & Co. Completed: March 2018 Use: Commercial...

Design: The Aesthetic Medicine and Anti-Aging Clinic of Louisiana

Owner: Dr. Todd Howell and Kirk Kepper Location: 8485 Bluebonnet Boulevard Contractor: Fred Matthews Jr. Architect: Carmen Scully Cost: $3 million Completed: Nov. 1, 2018 Use: Cosmetic and aesthetic medical facility, and...

Design: The East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library

East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library Branch 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge (Photography by Tim Mueller) Owner: East Baton Rouge Parish Developer: Library Board of Control Architect: The Library Design Collaborative...