Emilie Taylor Welty is the Design Build Manager of the Tulane City Center and a practicing Architect in New Orleans. Taylor Welty works to coordinate the people, designs, and materials of our built projects. Some of her recent studio projects include the Grow Dat Youth Farm and LOOP's Gathering Pavilion. Emilie’s education includes a technical building background at the University of Southern Mississippi followed by a Masters Degree in Architecture at Tulane. She is actively involved in university design-build and advocates for the engagement of such programs with the local community. Emilie’s creative practice includes exploring the intersection between formal and informal design as seen in this documentary film, and has a firm in New Orleans with Seth Welty and Dan Etheridge called Colectivo.