Solano teaches courses in landscape technology. She is a registered landscape architect and Principal of the Cambridge office of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. Laura has been a leading force in many of the firm's projects including Teardrop Park, Marion Square, Allegheny Riverfront Park, and the Vera List Courtyard. Solano has practiced throughout the United States for Bohn-NBBJ Architects, Sasaki Associates, and Pryor-Geller Schreiber Associates. She has been an instructor at the Arnold Arboretum and a guest lecturer and studio critic at the Boston Architectural Center. She received a BLA from The Ohio State University, where she also taught landscape graphics.