DesCours Festival, Hover

New Orleans, LA

Market: Cultural


Howeler + Yoon Architecture




2008 R+D Award, ARCHITECT Magazine
DesCours Festival, Hover New Orleans

The DesCours Festival transforms New Orleans’s French Quarter and Business District with public art and architecture exhibits scattered throughout the neighborhoods. Howeler + Yoon Architecture’s installation for the 2007 festival was Hover, a canopy constructed of connected nylon cells illuminated by LED lights and powered by photovoltaic cells. SGH provided structural engineering services for the project.