News & Updates

Design Teams Share Initial Plans

In late February Changing Course’s three design teams (Baird & Associates, Moffatt & Nichol, STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI) presented their 100-year visions for a sustainable Lower Mississippi River Delta. Their innovative plans were developed to meet the design competition’s goals of reducing … Continued


What is Changing Course? Watch this Video to Learn More

The newly released video above and on our homepage describes the urgent problem facing coastal Louisiana that Changing Course seeks to address, how the initiative connects to Louisiana’s 2012 State Coastal Master Plan and how teams of experts from around … Continued


Final Round of Q&A Posted

The final round of responses to questions regarding the Changing Course competition have been posted on the web site. Answers about the competition’s process and design scope include clarifications on reference materials, submission details, RFQ review, access to models and more. … Continued

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More Q & A Responses

A second round of responses to questions regarding the Changing Course competition have been posted on the web site. Answers about the competition’s process and design scope include clarifications on team registration, team composition, Changing Course leadership and more. Still … Continued

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Q & A Responses

Responses to questions regarding the Changing Course competition process and design scope have been posted on the web site. We received quite a few about registration, which are answered on that page. In short, teams can register without a full … Continued

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List of Interested Experts Now Online

In response to several requests, we are posting the list of experts interested in participating in Changing Course on our website. The list is intended to to encourage multidisciplinary teams and to help match interested parties, in particular those with … Continued

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Changing Course Leadership Team Releases RFQ

The Leadership Team of Changing Course is pleased to release a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), which seeks multidisciplinary design teams interested in participating in an ambitious design competition. Changing Course is an independent effort led by local and national leaders, … Continued

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