Steffen Lehmann

Director, School of Architecture
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

KDWN
October 22, 2019
Officials and planners in Las Vegas say they are working to reduce rising temperatures in a city where paved areas create a warmer environment than plant-covered or rural desert areas.
Nevada Current
October 17, 2019
A Climate Central study reports that, on average, U.S. cities were 2.4 degrees hotter than the surrounding rural areas during the past 10 summers, and Las Vegas topped the list of the most extreme heat islands at 7.3 degrees hotter.
Las Vegas Sun
October 17, 2019
Not all islands make for exciting weekend getaways.
Desert Companion
October 4, 2019
Steffen Lehmann gets animated about a lot of things.

Articles Featuring Steffen Lehmann

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus NewsNovember 1, 2019
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