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university dean , architecture educator

John Charles Christopher Meunier, British architecture educator, university dean. Registered architect, United Kingdom, Arizona. Frank Knox fellow Harvard University, 1959.


Meunier, John Charles Christopher was born on June 17, 1936 in Nottingham, England. Came to the United States, 1976. Son of Stanislass and Louie (Naylor) Meunier.


Bachelor of Architecture with 1st class honours, Liverpool (England) University, 1959. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1960. Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1962.


Architectural assistant Buro Fred Angerer, Munich, 1960-1962. Assistant lecturer Cambridge University, 1962-1966, lecturer, 1966-1976. Head architecture department University Cincinnati, 1976-1979, director School Architecture and Interior Design, 1979-1987.

Professor architecture, dean Arizona State University College Architecture and Environmental Design, Tempe, since 1987. Principal John Meunier Architect, Cambridge, 1962-1976, Gasson & Meunier Architects, Cambridge, 1964-1974, Cambridge Design Cooperative, 1974-1976.


  • Registered architect, United Kingdom, Arizona.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals in England, United States, Japan, Germany. Principal works include Burrell Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, 1972-1983 (1st prize 1972).


Member Urban Design Review Board, Cincinnati, 1985-1987, Center City Board Architectural Review, Phoenix, since 1989, Phoenix Community Alliance, since 1988, Phoenix Little Theatre, 1988-1990. Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member American Institute of Architects (board directors National Architectural Accrediting Board, since 1994), Royal Institute British Architects (board education and practice 1970-1976), Association Collegiate Schools Architecture (board directors 1989-1992, president 1990-1991).


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, travel, theater, photography.


Married Dorothy Elizabeth Donnelly, February 6, 1960. Children: Matthew John, Elizabeth Annual.

Stanislass Meunier

Louie (Naylor) Meunier

Dorothy Elizabeth Donnelly

Matthew John Meunier

Elizabeth Annual Meunier