Lauren Mandel ASLA

Landscape Architect & Researcher, Andropogon

Lauren Mandel, PLA, ASLA is an associate and researcher at Andropogon, where she pursues her passion for productive infrastructure through design, research, and writing. Lauren works to advance the field of landscape architecture by integrating interdisciplinary collaboration and fringe solutions into professional practice. She authored the Site Commissioning White Paper (U.S. General Services Administration, 2017); “EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture” (New Society Publishers, 2013), the first full-length book about rooftop food production; and currently researches soundscape mapping. Lauren holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Environmental Science.