Lauren Elachi is a project designer at SCAPE/Landscape Architecture, focusing on regional planning and community resiliency projects. She played a critical design role in SCAPE’s winning proposal for the HUD Rebuild by Design Hurricane Sandy Recovery competition and is currently deputy project manager on the project as it moves into implementation phases under the guidance of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. She is also involved in much of the firm’s water-based work, serving as a key designer for SCAPE on the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program in communities in Jamaica Bay and upstate New York and the Great Kills Offshore Breakwater Feasibility Study.
Elachi holds a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a double Bachelor of Arts in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Visual Arts from Princeton University. While at the GSD, she was awarded the Penny White Grant to study long-term nuclear waste disposal in Finland and Sweden.
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