David Lehrer is an architect, designer, and design manager who has completed a broad range of project types including architecture, interiors, interactive,and print. Trained in both graphic design and architecture, he has over 17 years of experience in design, research, and education.

Professional highlights

Director of Communications, Center for the Built Environment (CBE), University of California, Berkeley, 2001 - present

Design Consultant, LehrerDesign, 2001-present

Project Architect/Project Manager, Gensler, San Francisco, 1990 - 2001

Teaching experience

Adjunct Faculty, California College of the Arts (CCA), for the courses Green Building, An Integrated Approach to Design, and Size Matters, Scale in Art and Design, 2000 - 2005


Master of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, University of Arizona

Design awards

Official Honoree, 10th Annual Webby Awards, 2006

Green Roof Award of Excellence, Gap Inc., 2003

AIA/SF and Chronicle Magazine Interior Architecture Award, Fairmont Hotel Renovation, 2000/2001

Savings by Design Integration Award, Gap Inc., 2000

Business Week Magazine Design Award, Gap Inc., 1998

Interiors MagazineStore of the Year, AnnTaylor Store, 1997

International Business Design Award, PacTel Corporation, 1992

Western Art Director's Award, KQED Environmental Graphic Design, 1992

Professional licensing

LEED Accredited Professional, 2004

Licensed Architect, State of California, 1993