Public Interest Design and Education

As the Tulane School of Architecture’s community design center, Small Center brings together creative makers and doers working for a better city. We advance community-driven ideas through collaboration, design education and scrappy problem-solving.

We work with a variety of nonprofit organizations and community groups to provide design services to communities who are consistently underserved by our field.

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  • April 05, 2018

    Small Center Projects win two 2018 AIA New Orleans Design Awards

    The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design was honored to receive two awards at the 2018 Design Awards presented by the American Institute of Architects New Orleans.  The Small Center was presented with an Interior Architecture Award of Merit for Big Class Writer’s Room and the Divine Detail Award of Merit for Ozanam Inn Day Space.

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  • March 12, 2018

    Small Center Welcomes New Director

    We are excited to announce that Ann Yoachim will be joining our team as the new Director.

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  • March 01, 2018

    The 2018 RFP is now open!

     The 2018 RFP Application process is now open!  Does your organization have an idea for a design or planning project you want to get started? Small Center wants to hear from you!

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