Alistair John Rowan
|Alistair John Rowan|
|Known for||Architectural history|
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. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford for 1988–89.
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.
- Alistair Rowan. North West Ulster: Londonderry, Donegal, Fermanagh, and Tyrone. Buildings of Ireland Series. Dublin: Penguin Books, 1979. (ISBN 978-0-300-09667-5)
- Christine Casey and Alistair John Rowan. North Leinster: the Counties of Longford, Louth, Meath and Westmeath. Buildings of Ireland Series. London: Penguin Books, 1993. (ISBN 978-0-300-09668-2)
- Official Website [The Royal Institution of Great Britain http://www.rigb.org/contentControl?action=displayContent&id=00000001169] (Accessed 19 December 2010)
- "Oxford Slade Professors, 1870–present" (PDF). University of Oxford. 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
- Google Books (Accessed 19 December 2010)
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