A licensed architect, Lauri has been in Alaska for six years, working for kpb architects in downtown Anchorage. She has been an associate of the firm for four of those six years, managing a wide range of project types form small remodels, to new schools, to large government projects. Lauri has long been an advocate for sustainable design and often educates clients, consultants and contractors on the fundamentals and benefits of green building. Along with her current service on the Cascadia Region Green Building Council Board of Directors, she has been active in Alaska on several sustainable building committees. She served on the Sustainable Building Initiative Task Force Steering Committee, which proposed the Municipality of Anchorage LEED Ordinance. She is also managing, for the second consecutive year, the sub-committee setting up the green building track for the annual Alaska Forum on the Environment conference in February of 2010. Lauri is active in the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects and serves as the Chair for the AIA Alaska Committee on the Environment (COTE).