Ariane Laxo

Director of Sustainability, HGA

Ariane Laxo, CID, IIDA, Assoc AIA, LEED AP ID+C, EDAC is Director of Sustainability at HGA. She leads HGA’s resilience planning services, including collaborating with climate scientists to understand how climate projection models can be downscaled and used to inform architecture and engineering workflows. Ariane is an adjunct professor at Kent State University, serves on the AIA Resilience & Adaptation Advisory Group and the Advisory Board of the University of Minnesota’s Climate Adaptation Partnership. In 2022, Ariane and her co-presenters authored Projected climate data for building design: barriers to use, a peer-reviewed paper published in Buildings & Cities.