Next Progressives: Unabridged Architecture

John and Allison Anderson in the Bay St. Louis, Miss., office of their firm Unabridged Architecture.

The Bay St. Louis office of Unabridged Architecture.

The Andersons’ own house, which survived Katrina in large part because of its green roof.

The Andersons' home after Hurricane Katrina.

Firehouse No. 1 in Bay St. Louis, designed by Unabridged Architecture to double as an emergency operations center and shelter.

Interior image of Firehouse No. 1.

Interior detail of Firehouse 1.

The Longfellow Civic Center in Bay St. Louis sits perched on top of a parking garage, which generates much of its own energy. The site was formerly the home of the county jail, which was demolished after Katrina.

Interior image of the Longfellow Civic Center, which features Gulf views.

The 2010 St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Long Beach, Miss. Unabridged designed the new church on a site farther inland after Katrina destroyed the previous building, which was located on beachfront property.

An interior image of St. Patrick's, which features a tall wall of windows behind the altar that gives parishioners a connection to the outdoors.

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