James M. Steele Jr.

Professor of Architecture Director of Study Abroad Program in Asia


  • history of architecture
  • Islamic architecture, especially in the Middle East
  • Asian architecture
  • environmental concerns – especially
    sustainability – in architecture

Additional Information

    Author of 15 books, including Hellenistic Architecture of Asia Minor (1991);
    Los Angeles Architecture: The Contemporary Condition (1993);
    Museum Builders (1994); Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Synthesis in
    Form (1994); and Sustainable Architecture (1997)
    Editor of six books, including Architecture for Islamic Societies Today
    (1994) and Architecture in Process (1994)