Aron Chang is an urban designer based in New Orleans. He is a co-founder and director at the Blue House, a Central City collective and work space. He is co-director of Ripple Effect, an organization that promotes water literacy through design-based, in-school instruction. He is also a founding member of the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative, and serves on the New Orleans City Council’s Environmental Advisory Committee.
From 2011 to 2017, Aron managed and worked on urban design and resilience planning projects at Waggonner & Ball. These include efforts such as Resilient Bridgeport, Old Arabi Revitalization Plan and Streetscape Improvements, the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan, and the City of New Orleans’s winning proposal for the National Disaster Resilience Competition. Aron has taught architecture and landscape architecture studios at the LSU College of Art & Design. Aron received his Masters in Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2009, and graduated from Williams College with degrees in Studio Art and German in 2005.