Steffen Lehmann

Professor, School of Architecture
Director, Urban Futures Lab
Expertise: Architecture, Cities, Urban Design, Sustainable Development, Urbanism, Urban Regeneration

Biography

Steffen Lehmann is a nationally recognized architect, educator, designer and author on sustainable architecture and urban design. Lehmann is often called upon to discuss the relationship between environment and design, and how cities themselves can adapt to climate change.

His research specialties include green urbanism, urban regeneration, and sustainable development.

Starting as a professional architect in his home country of Germany, Lehmann was actively involved in the urban creation of the “New Berlin.” The founder of Steffen Lehmann Architekten Berlin, he has been teaching advanced design studios at leading universities in six countries since 1991. He is also the founding director of two research centers at the University of South Australia, founding director of the Cluster for Sustainable Cities (UK), and Principal Investigator of several large multidisciplinary grants. Lehmann has authored over 19 books with prestigious publishers, countless articles and papers along with numerous publications on sustainable architecture and future cities.

Education

  • Ph.D., Technische Universität Berlin
  • A.A., AA School of London
  • Dipl. Des., Univ Appl Sc Mainz

Steffen Lehmann In The News

Financial Review
November 4, 2021
These urban hotspots are planting trees on rooftops, up buildings, next to train stations and across squares, and that’s just the start of their green tactics.
msn
August 21, 2020
There are few cities in the world that fascinate architecture lovers as much as Brasília, the Brazilian capital built from nothing over an impressively short five-year span in the mid-20th century.
August 21, 2020
There are few cities in the world that fascinate architecture lovers as much as Brasília, the Brazilian capital built from nothing over an impressively short five-year span in the mid-20th century.
Architectural Digest
August 21, 2020
There are few cities in the world that fascinate architecture lovers as much as Brasília, the Brazilian capital built from nothing over an impressively short five-year span in the mid-20th century. When it was inaugurated in 1960, it was unlike any other city in the world, with a radical, artistic urban plan by Lúcio Costa, striking edifices by Oscar Niemeyer, and its avant-garde landscape design by Roberto Burle Marx.

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