Prof Byron Mikellides

Professor of Architecture
Emeritus Professor, Place, Culture and Identity Research Group

Byron Mikellides is currently Emeritus Professor at the School of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University, where he has been teaching since 1968. He has published several influential books including Colour for Architecture (1976),with Tom Porter, Architecture for People (1980) and Colour for Architecture Today (2009),with Tom Porter. He has also contributed to several books, scientific journals and papers over the years, and lectured extensively in various countries particularly in USA and Scandinavia. He is also a reviewer of refereed journals and PhD examiner. Byron ran 3 compulsory modules in Architectural Psychology in years 1, 2, and 3 in the degree course and optional modules in the Diploma from 1968 till 2005. He was Admissions Tutor at the School for over 30 years, as well as being a member of various committees at the School including being the Secretary of the Doric Club representing the architectural Alumni. He is also a former member of Directors of IAPS (International Association of People Environment Studies), a committee member of the Colour Group of Great Britain and an Honorary member of the Portugal Colour Group. He organised the Exhibition of Antonio Gaudi, in Oxford in 1983 and the ‘Colours of Savannah’ in Georgia, USA in 1996 for the Olympic Games.

His latest works include chapters in books such as Building Happiness (2010) on architectural psychology and Colour Design - Theory and Applications (2012).


School of Architecture

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane
Oxford, OX3 0BP