Lauren Sosa

Architecture & International Development Associate


Lauren Sosa is a landscape architect and international development practitioner. Her expertise lies with design, urban planning, sustainability, community engagement, qualitative research, and environmental ethics.

Her doctoral research explores the intersection of design and international development. Lauren’s interest in designing for marginalized places stems from her conviction that design—coupled with respect and cultural competency—can implement strategies that meaningfully contribute to the world’s most pressing social and ecological issues

Expertise/Focus Areas


Urban Planning Sustainability

Community Engagement

Qualitative Research

Environmental Ethics