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Nautilus Book Award Winner: Adaptive Sensory Environments by Maria Lorena Lehman

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Maria Lorena Lehman

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Founder — Sensing Architecture ® Academy

Maria Lorena Lehman's book entitled, Adaptive Sensory Environments, is a 2017 Nautilus Book Award Silver Medal Winner in the “Creative Process” category.

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How Adaptive Sensory Environments Expand Human Potential (Conference Presentation)

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Maria Lorena Lehman

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Founder — Sensing Architecture ® Academy

The Multi-Sensory Design - Creating Healthier Public Spaces conference event presentation by Maria Lorena Lehman on How Adaptive Sensory Environments Expand Human Potential.

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Maria Lorena Lehman is a multi award-winning visionary author, designer, and educator from the United States. Maria holds a Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from Virginia Tech and a Master in Design with Distinction from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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