Jon Laurenz

Jon Laurenz is an architect specializing in urban design and planning. He is the co-founder of
the Greenskins Lab, where his main research focus is green façades. His UBC Master of
Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture thesis (2007) examined the benefits of
vegetation in cities, while his work with the Greenskins Lab focuses more specifically on the
effects of green roofs and green facades within the urban context. Together with Professor
Roehr, he has published several peer-reviewed papers presented at a series of conferences in
Europe, North America and Australia. He is currently expanding his experience launching a
new company which combines architecture and technology, at Labein – Tecnalia Technology
Corporation in Bilbao