Landscape Architecture Faculty


Barry Lehrman Barry Lehrman
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture
Office: 7-101c
B.Sci. Architecture, Ohio State University, 1994
M.L.A.Landscape Architecture University of Pennsylvania, 2005

Barry Lehrman teaches urban design and sustainability courses in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include: the energy-water nexus, urban performance indices, integrated performance modeling of buildings and landscapes, green infrastructure, urban heat island mitigation, eco-cities, the Owens Valley, and the aqueduct system of California.

As a practitioner and licensed landscape architect in Minnesota (MN license # 47285), Mr. Lehrman has many years of experience in the design and planning of projects that include brownfield mitigation, green infrastructure, renewable energy, and master planning.

Prior to joining the Cal Poly faculty, Mr. Lehrman taught at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Lehrman has served his professional organizations: as a member of the ASLA's Policy Committee, and is a corresponding member of the Sustainable Sites Initiative.

Selected Publications:

Barry Lehrman, Douglas Delgado, Mary Alm, 2013 ‘Aqueduct as Muse: Educating Designers for Multifunctional Landscapes’ Arid Journal. Volume 2, Issue 2, Fall

Lee-Anne Milburn, Barry Lehrman, Tiernan Doyle, Eric Haley, James Powell, and Devon Santy. 2013. ‘Contested Water, Unholy Alliances, and Globalized Colonies: Exploring the Perception of Water by Residents of the Los Angeles Aqueduct Watershed’ Arid Journal. Volume 2, Issue 2, Fall

Barry Lehrman, Loren Abraham, Lance Neckar, Mary Guzowski, Elizabeth Turner, Derek Schilling. 2012. ‘Towards the Zero+ Campus: Energy-conscious and ecological design education in the United States’. Sustainable Energy Landscapes: Designing, Planning and Development, Sven Stremke and Andy van den Dobbelsteen, editors. Taylor and Francis.

Barry Lehrman and Elizabeth Turner, Zero+ Campus Project (Poster), AASHE 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Barry Lehrman, 2011. "Book Review: Soak Mumbai in an Estuary, by: Anuradha Mathur & Dilip da Cunha". Landscape Journal 30(2)

Barry Lehrman, 2010. "Book Review: The Landscape of Contemporary Infrastructure, by: Kelly Shannon and Marcel Smets". Landscape Journal 30(1)

Barry Lehrman, 2010. "Book Review: Green Roof Systems A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over Structure, by: Susan K. Weiler and Katrin Scholz-Barth". Landscape Journal 29(1): pp 92-93

Barry Lehrman, (convener), Cameron Sinclair, Jill Fehrenbacher, Emily Kemper, Quilian Riano, Joel McKeller. 2009. "iGreen: How the Web Empowers Designers to Build Sustainably". GreenBuild 2009, Phoenix, Arizona

Barry Lehrman, 2009. "30 Years of Green Roofs in Minnesota", Green Roofs for Healthy Cities , Atlanta, Georgia

Barry Lehrman, 2008. "Reconstructing the Void: Owens Lake", Infrastructural City: Networked Ecologies in Los Angeles. Kazys Varnelis, editor. Los Angeles Forum for Architecture/Columbia Networked Urbanism Lab/ACTAR Press, Barcelonas

Barry Lehrman, 2006. "Sustainable Design Rating Systems", ASLA Sustainable Sites PPN Newsletter . November