Laboy, Michelle

Michelle Laboy is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Northeastern University, with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. With degrees in architecture, urban planning, and civil engineering, her research and teaching is focused on interdisciplinary design approaches to engage architecture with a sustainable urban landscape. Her recent research is focused on how site and structural strategies contribute to urban resilience by preparing buildings to adapt to changing climatological, ecological and cultural conditions. She is working with a team on a tool to evaluate residential building resilience and make recommendations for improvements to the public.