KLEIN, RUDOLF, iASK Prof. Rudolf KLEIN (1955), Dr. Eng., Dr. Phil., architect, is a theoretician and historian of modern architecture. His special interest is the link between architecture and ideas; the interaction of civilizations in the field of architecture, (19th century Orientalism, Japanese influence on 20th century western modernism, Judaism’s influence on modernism), architecture and ethnic or confessional identity in the 19th and 20th centuries. He is author of eight and co-author of three books in the field of architectural history of modern times. He has published over 40 reviewed papers. He teaches at Szent István University, Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture, Budapest.