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WILLIAM RAYMOND MANNING

Manning Architects
African American AIA Fellow

SAY IT LOUD - Washington DC  Exhibitor
Louisiana Based Designer 

Bio:

Mr. Manning has lectured at numerous conferences and events on issues related to urban design, development strategy, community, sustainability, and disaster recovery. The Firm’s work has been nationally recognized by organizations such as the American Institute of Architects, the American Planning Association and the U.S. Green Building Council.

WILLIAM RAYMOND MANNING

Bio:

For over 35 years, Wm. Raymond Manning’s creative leadership has established Manning with a local and national reputation in architecture, interior design, urban design, and planning. The core of his work has been the development, planning, and urban design of the city of New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In a post-Katrina New Orleans, he was responsible for spearheading the Bring New Orleans Back Commission neighborhood planning process and the city’s Master Plan and numerous other efforts to reinvigorate and restore the city. Mr. Manning has lectured at numerous conferences and events on issues related to urban design, development strategy, community, sustainability, and disaster recovery. The Firm’s work has been nationally recognized by organizations such as the American Institute of Architects, the American Planning Association and the U.S. Green Building Council. Mr. Manning values relationships, and the client list of the firm reflects that. Manning has a history of long-term relationships with its clients and is dedicated to the growth of those relationships. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Southern University, a Master of Architecture from University of Michigan, with continuing education at Harvard University and Dartmouth College.

Object:

Object Four - Public service, government, industry, or organization

Year of Elevation: 

2011

Featured Project Name: 

Tulane University Goldring/Woldenberg Complex - A.B. Freeman School of Business

Featured Project Location: 

New Orleans, LA

Featured Project Completion Date: 

2018

Role in Featured Project: 

Architect on Record

Featured Project Description:

Manning collaborated as Architect of Record with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in the renovation and addition to the A. B. Freeman School of Business. The design merges the undergraduate and graduate business schools into a unified structure with over 80,000 square feet of space. The expansive three-story atrium is fronted by an undulating wall of glass, allowing the building interior to interact with the external campus, and acting as a beacon, drawing interest from visitors and passersby.

Photography Credit:

Manning Architects