- 1:30 p.m.
POSTPONED until further notice.
Part of the
U-n-f-o-l-d Brown Bags: Works-in-Progress
Lauren Gropper will discuss accelerating green product innovation and new business models, specifically the use of new plant based materials and waste to energy conversion models that she has employed in Repurpose Compostables.
Lauren Gropper is a leader in the field of sustainability consulting and environmental design, with a focus on commercial architecture and entertainment. She holds a Masters of Science in Environmental Planning and Design from the Pratt School of Architecture and is an adjunct professor at Pratt. Lauren has been called upon to work with Fortune 100 companies including Gensler, Bank of America, Microsoft, Korean Airlines, Conde Nast, and Fairmont Hotels. A LEED® Accredited Professional since 2002, Lauren has consulted on over 75 LEED® Registered projects in North America as well as various residential and commercial buildings, corporations, and homes in Los Angeles, Toronto, and New York City. Ms. Gropper’s film and television experience began in her role as host and consultant to HGTV’s Green Force. Lauren was then hired as a green consultant to the set of HBO’s Entourage and went on to become a consulting producer for Discovery’s Alter Eco with Adrian Grenier. Recently, Lauren co-founded Minimal Productions, LLC, an environmental consulting firm targeted to the entertainment and advertising industries.
This program is in conjunction with the exhibition
U-n-f-o-l-d: A Cultural Response to Climate Change. Please see
http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/sjdc for more information.