Rebecca Laberenne is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) with a background in structural and earthquake engineering. She has over 13 years of experience in the design and construction of buildings and bridges as well as in project management and strategic consulting for building and infrastructure projects. Rebecca joins 100RC from Guy Nordenson and Associates, a structural engineering consulting firm in New York City, where she was an Associate Partner and the lead engineer responsible for the structural design of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington D.C. and numerous other domestic and international building and pedestrian bridge projects. She has also worked with the NGO Build Change on post-earthquake housing reconstruction in both China and Haiti following the 2008 and 2010 earthquakes and is actively involved in confined masonry design and code development.
Patrick Lamson-Hall is an urban planner and a research scholar at the NYU Stern Urbanization Project. His research interests include urbanization in the developing world, alternative transportation, and public space. As part of his work at NYU, he manages the India Urban Expansion Observatory in Mumbai, India, along with the Ethiopia Urban Expansion Initiative, a project to prepare rapidly growing cities for their spatial growth. He graduated with a Masters in Urban Planning from NYU Wagner School of Public Service. He hails from Portland, Oregon, and enjoys hiking, biking, and books.