Alistair John Rowan

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Alistair John Rowan
Occupation Academic
Known for Architectural history

Alistair John Rowan is an Irish architectural historian, a professor and author of Irish architectural history and current Professor of History of Art at University College, Cork (U.C.C.).[1]

Prof. Rowan was an architectural writer with Country Life before 1967, when he became Lecturer in Fine Art in the University of Edinburgh. Thereafter Rowan became the first professor of the History of Art in University College, Dublin (U.C.D.), and later Principal of Edinburgh College of Art.[1]


Rowan has served on the Council of the National Trust for Scotland, on the Historic Buildings Council for Scotland and has been President of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain and of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.

Published books[edit]


  1. ^ a b Official Website [The Royal Institution of Great Britain] (Accessed 19 December 2010)
  2. ^ Google Books (Accessed 19 December 2010)