• Curriculum Vitae (partial)

     

    Education

     

    2004

     

    Master in Design: M.Des., with Distinction

    Advanced Studies Program: Digital Media and Production Environments

    Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (United States)

     

    + Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) House_n Department of Architecture

    + Harvard Medical School — Neuroscience Program (Independent design-science research on human perception)

     

    1998

     

    Bachelor of Architecture: B.Arch., Cum Laude

    Virginia Tech, College of Architecture and Urban Studies (United States)

     

    + Center for European Studies + Architecture: Residency in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland

        Residency, design studio, and extensive travel: Western Europe and Czech Republic

     


     

    PRESS + MEDIA

    Press + Media

     


     

    Awards and Honors

     

    2021     

    3D Design Firm of the Year in United States — Travel and Hospitality Awards

     

    2019

    International research paper builds the case for "Interaction Narratives" based on the work of Maria Lorena Lehman — published in Buildings: A peer-review research journal

     

    2018

    Silver Medal Nautilus Book Award — International book award for Adaptive Sensory Environments

     

    2018

    HP Mars Home Planet Competition Finalist — Hewlett Packard: Urbanization of Mars Rendering Challenge

     

    2016

    Featured Author — Routledge: Taylor Francis Group

     

    2004

    Digital Design Prize — Harvard University, Graduate School of Design 

    For the most creative use of digital media in relation to the design professions

     

    1998

    Juris Jansens Memorial Award: Excellence in Design

    Virginia Tech, College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS)

     

    1997

    Michelle Currie Memorial Scholarship: Excellence in the Study of Architecture

    Virginia Tech, College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS)

     

    1996

    Honorific Committee Appointment

    Virginia Tech, College of Architecture and Urban Studies

    Nominated and appointed to evaluate Teaching Excellence at CAUS, Virginia Tech

     


     

    Publications

     
    Books

     

    2020

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. (2020). Bringing Architecture to the Next Level, 3rd Edition. Boston: Lumenspire: MLL Design Lab.

     

    2017

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. (2017). Adaptive Sensory Environments. New York/ London: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.

     

     
    Journal Articles

     

    2018

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. Future-Proofing the Public Library. Public Library Quarterly. Routledge: Taylor & Francis. Journal Issued: August 2018.

     

    2011

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. How Sensory Design Brings Value to Buildings and Their Occupants. Intelligent Buildings International. Taylor & Francis. Journal Issued: 2011. Vol. 3. No. 1.

     

    2008

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. Interpretation and Evolution: A Scenario. International Journal for Architectural Theory. Brandenburg University of Technology. Journal Issued: 02/2007. Theory of Interpretation: Vol. 12. No. 2. December 2008. (ISSN: 1434-0984)

     

     
    Book Chapters and Contributions

     

    2019

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. (2019). An Architectural Vision for the Sensory Adaptation of Place. In: Stefano Meneghetti. Cité Radieuse: Sound Music People Architecture. Venice: 4Graph

     

    2018

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. (2018). Human Eye Behaviors Inform System Design for Inter-Building Communication. In: Gulden Kokturk. Interdisciplinary Expansions in Engineering and Design With the Power of Biomimicry. Croatia: InTech.

     

    2013

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. (2013). Environmental Sensory Design. In: Derek Clements-Croome Intelligent Buildings, 2nd Edition. London: ICE Publishing.

     

     
    Reports

     

    2004

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. (2004) Transcendence of Time: Architecture of Memorial Hall. In: As, Imdat and Schodek, Daniel. Re-Visions – Recording Architecture. Harvard University Press

     

     
    Magazine Articles

     

    2016

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. Design Future: The Next Architectural Paradigm Shift. Bare Essentials Magazine Issued: 2016. Issue 42.

     

    2010

    Lehman, Maria Lorena. A New Dawn for Healthcare Architecture. Building Tomorrow. Magazine Issued: 2010. Issue 1.

     


     

    Invited Lectures, Presentations, Symposia

     

    2017

    Multi-Sensory Design: 8 Principles for Healthcare Environments & Beyond
    Legat Think Tank: Health, Safety, and WELLfare
    Chicago, United States
    July, 2017 – Format: Virtual Keynote


    2016

    How Adaptive Sensory Environments Expand Human Potential
    Multi-Sensory Design: Creating Healthier Public Spaces

    London, England
    Funded by ARCC / Hosted by the Environmental Exchange Institute, University of Oxford
    December, 2016 – Format: Video Presentation and Live-Stream Q&A Session


    2013

    Architecture of Tomorrow: Adaptive Architecture
    International Symposium on “Cities under Restoration”
    Kolkata, India
    November, 2013 – Format: Video Presentation

    Curriculum Vitae (partial) Education 2004 Master in Design: M.Des., with Distinction Advanced Studies Program: Digital Media and Production Environments Harvard...

    MARIA LORENA LEHMAN

    Founder, MLL Atelier, LLC