Jennifer Lauren

 

Jennifer has collaborated on the completion of global and local projects for T21, Nest, UNESCO, INEE, Open Society Foundations, NextMedia, the Ghana Health and Education Initiative, New York University School of Professional Studies, and more. She writes for Inhabitat and other publications. She has a long-standing interest in participatory approaches to community sustainable development.

Impress your friends with this neat trick using Central Park's historic lamp posts

Impress your friends with this neat trick using Central Park's historic lamp posts

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'Tiger Hood' transforms NYC alleyways into makeshift golf courses

'Tiger Hood' transforms NYC alleyways into makeshift golf courses

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Open House New York gives an update on the QueensWay elevated park

Open House New York gives an update on the QueensWay elevated park

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"Ride or Die" showcases vintage bicycles to navigate U.S.-Puerto Rican relations

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Copy the super-functional storage solutions found in this jewel box SoHo apartment

Copy the super-functional storage solutions found in this jewel box SoHo apartment

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Williamsburg 'coffee co-op' offers up free java and a chance for community reflection

Williamsburg 'coffee co-op' offers up free java and a chance for community reflection

A museum long nestled in a south side street in Williamsburg, has been converted into a neighborhood coffee co-op for four months. Part of a project curated by Juliana Cope, Director of…

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Lower Manhattan is getting a new park that pays homage to immigrants in

Lower Manhattan is getting a new park that pays homage to immigrants in "Little Syria"

The lower west side of Manhattan is getting a new park that will not only add some green space to the neighborhood, but will also serve to honor the immigrants who lived there and…

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Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

The Lowline Lab, an experiment in utilizing solar technology to grow and sustain plants underground, will close doors at Essex Street on February 26. The lab was designed to be a…

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Queens parking garage is getting a makeover as affordable housing

Queens parking garage is getting a makeover as affordable housing

Image1 In 2015, the Mayor Bill de Blasio administration began the Jamaica NOW Action Plan, an economic development program to boost retail development and more job growth in Jamaica,…

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Kimbal Musk launches a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Kimbal Musk launches a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Near Jay Z’s childhood home and an old Pfizer factory, one will find a set of ten steel shipping containers. Launched by Tobias Peggs and and Kimbal Musk, brother to Elon, the…

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New York approves the country's largest off-shore wind farm

New York approves the country's largest off-shore wind farm

In New York, the Long Island farm is part of a plan to meet Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s goal of drawing 50 percent of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030

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Ancient salt marsh in the Bronx reveals dangerous flooding likely for NYC

Ancient salt marsh in the Bronx reveals dangerous flooding likely for NYC

For the past four years scientists have been working in the Bronx, taking advantage of a unique opportunity to study and research the past and future of our coastal ecosystem. A rare…

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New York has third highest rate of student homelessness in the United States

New York has third highest rate of student homelessness in the United States

The Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness has discovered that 1 in 8 children attending public school in New York City has experienced homelessness in some form in the…

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Choreographed lights to illuminate New York City bridges and tunnels

Choreographed lights to illuminate New York City bridges and tunnels

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Sleek, nautical home inspired by nearby life saving station from World War II

Sleek, nautical home inspired by nearby life saving station from World War II

Features such as elevated decks, spacious windows, and open storage rooms are borrowed accents from the nearby life-saving station, which had elevated decks and massive windows to help…

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This tiny houseboat in Queens can be your home-in-the-water for just $59k

This tiny houseboat in Queens can be your home-in-the-water for just $59k

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State Senate guts measure to tax plastic bags in New York City

State Senate guts measure to tax plastic bags in New York City

The New York League of Conservation Voters has estimated that every year New Yorkers throw  away 10 billion plastic bags.  So,  passing a law to tax people 5 cents each if they…

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Governors Island will open early this year with a new sustainable seafood restaurant

Governors Island will open early this year with a new sustainable seafood restaurant

Governors Island, that 172 acre isle of green which used to be a military base, will open early this Spring for the first time ever. This extends the season for the Island, which…

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This organization is bringing the first monument honoring a woman to Central Park

This organization is bringing the first monument honoring a woman to Central Park

It took over seventy years of advocacy for women to be granted the right to vote in the United States. Determined, pioneering citizens such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.…

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Central Park gets a new fleet of clean, green garbage carts

Central Park gets a new fleet of clean, green garbage carts

You’ve probably seen them buzzing around Central Park: those garbage carts used to pick up the park’s trash. Until now, those city employees in their carts have been puttering…

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MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

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Governor announces a $10 billion overhaul for a more green, accessible and tech-enhanced JFK airport

Governor announces a $10 billion overhaul for a more green, accessible and tech-enhanced JFK airport

In 2004, just two weeks after finishing graduate school, Rebecca van Bergen began Nest with the idea that supporting craft and small businesses could be an empowering tool for positive…

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Governor Cuomo and Bernie Sanders unveil free tuition proposal for New York colleges

Governor Cuomo and Bernie Sanders unveil free tuition proposal for New York colleges

Governor Cuomo has started 2017 with a substantial plan designed to respond to the financial challenges most students and families face today in pursuing higher education. On January…

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Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Last summer, Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Alloy Development collaborated on the 2000 Galloon Project, a pop-up nursery and event space that successfully brought attention to the…

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NYC's first modular micro hotel set to open this spring

NYC's first modular micro hotel set to open this spring

This Spring BD Hotels and CB Developers will open Pod Brooklyn, the first ever entirely modular hotel in New York City. Located at 626 Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, the micro-hotel…

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