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Mirabeau Water Garden Project (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-02-07

Duration: 00:06:25

Subjects: Environment | Sustainable architecture


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • LaPlace, Joan Interviewee
  • Waggonner, David Interviewee
  • Diaz, Ramiro Interviewee
  • Sternad, Andy Interviewee


This segment from the February 7, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the Mirabeau Water Garden Project in New Orleans, a green infrastructure project being built on a 25-acre site donated by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph to better manage stormwater. He interviews: Sister Joan LaPlace of the Sisters of St. Joseph; David Waggonner, an architect with Waggonner and Ball; Ramiro Diaz, the lead designer of the project; and Andy Sternad, architect.