UTSOA

The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

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faculty

Frederick Steiner

Dean, School of Architecture
Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture

fsteiner@austin.utexas.edu

GOL 2.308 | office
+1 512 471 1922 | phone

The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500
Austin, TX 78712-1009

Education

Ph.D. (City and Regional Planning) University of Pennsylvania, 1986
M.A. (City and Regional Planning) University of Pennsylvania, 1986
M.R.P. (Regional Planning) University of Pennsylvania, 1977
M.C.P. (Community Planning) University of Cincinnati, 1975
B.S.D. (Graphic Design) University of Cincinnati, 1972

Dean, School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin

Frederick Steiner is the dean of the School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. He previously worked at the following institutions: Arizona State University, Washington State University, the University of Colorado at Denver, and the University of Pennsylvania. He was a visiting professor of landscape architecture at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Steiner was a Fulbright-Hays scholar at Wageningen University, The Netherlands and a Rome Prize Fellow in Historic Preservation at the American Academy in Rome. During 2013-2014, he is the William A. Bernoudy Architect in Residence at the American Academy in Rome. He is a Fellow of both the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.

Steiner was the second president of the new National Academy of Environmental Design and served as president of the Hill Country Conservancy. He previously served in various capacities on the boards of Envision Central Texas and the Landscape Architecture Foundation. He worked on the Austin Comprehensive Plan (Imagine Austin) and is currently working on the campus plan for The University of Texas at Austin.

Steiner earned a Master of Community Planning and a B.S. in Design from the University of Cincinnati and his Ph.D. and M.A. in city and regional planning and a Master of Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. Steiner also received an honorary M.Phil. in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic.

Publications:

Steiner, Frederick Urban Ecological Design (co-authored by Danilo Palazzo) (Island Press, December 28, 2011)

Steiner, Frederick Design for a Vulnerable Planet (Roger Fullington Series in Architecture) (University of Texas Press, April 1, 2011)

Steiner, Frederick The Living Landscape, Second Edition: An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning (Island Press, March 23, 2008)

Steiner, Frederick Planning and Urban Design Standards (Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series) (co-authored by Kent Butler) (John Wiley & Sons, September 29, 2006)

Steiner, Frederick The Essential Ian McHarg: Writings on Design and Nature (editor) (Island Press, November 13, 2006)

Steiner, Frederick Human Ecology: Following Nature's Lead (foreword by Richard T.T Forman) (Island Press, October 1, 2002)

Steiner, Frederick To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings of Ian L. McHarg (co-authored by Ian McHarg and Robert Yaro) (Island Press, 1998)

Steiner, Frederick Ecological Design and Planning (Center Books on Contemporary Landscape Design) (co-authored by George Thompson) (John Wiley & Sons, March 31, 1997)

Steiner, Frederick The Living Landscape (McGraw-Hill, 1991, translated into Italian by Maria Cristina Treu and Danilo Palazzo, Costruire il paesaggio: Un approccio ecologico alla pianificazione del territorio; second English edition, 2000; first Chinese edition, 2004; second Italian edition, 2004; paperback edition, 2008, Island Press)