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ICAA President, Peter Lyden, celebrates the architecture of Charleston, SC
and the contributions of its former mayor of 40 years, Joseph P. Riley.
Summer Studio in Classical Architecture
Apply now for the Summer Studio in Classical Architecture, June 20 – July 16. The Summer Studio is a four-week, immersive program that introduces students to the skills, knowledge, and resources essential to the contemporary practice of classical design. Thanks to the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust, the ICAA is able to offer scholarships to ensure accessibility to the program for students of all financial backgrounds.
2016 ICAA Drawing Tours
Paris and Rome
Join the ICAA on its inaugural Paris Drawing Tour, April 24-30. Participants at all levels will explore the Neo-Classical Architecture of Paris and its history through lectures and field drawing exercises. APPLY NOW
The 2016 Rome Drawing Tour, June 4-11, will provide participants practical knowledge of the classical tradition as manifested in the architecture, urbanism and landscapes of Rome, while developing skills in observational drawing and watercolor. APPLY NOW
Scholarships are available for both drawing tours.
Travel with the ICAA to Portugal, Italy, Netherlands, and More
Upcoming Dates & Destinations
Image Credit: Ridderhofstad Hindersteyn
APRIL 23 – MAY 1, 2016 Private Portugal
MAY 5-8, 2016 Classical Charlottesville
MAY 11-18, 2016 Villas & Gardens of the Italian Lake Region
MAY 13-22, 2016 Tangier, Taroudant & Marrakech
JUNE 4-12, 2016 The French Riviera
JULY 10-16, 2016 Gardens of Netherlands & Belgium
Discover: The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
Learn how the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art continues to advance the practice and appreciation of the classical tradition in architecture and the allied arts.
Inspired Places & Spaces
Inspiration from Winter Intensive Students
Image Source: Flickr.com
We asked several participants of our 2016 Winter Professional Intensive, Bryan Jones, Cyndi Goldsmith, and Michael Juckiewicz, to share with us some of the places and spaces that inspire them most.
Upcoming Courses Nationwide
Register for upcoming ICAA Continuing Education courses, taking place in New York and through our regional chapters.
Lectures, Tours & Events
Upcoming Programs in New York
Philippe de Montebello, Photo Credit: Michael Avedon
Explore upcoming public programs, including:
February 24 Collaboration Inside and Out: A Discussion with Ed Hollander and Peter Pennoyer
March 16 15th Annual McKim Lecture with Philippe de Montebello
April 21 Americans in Paris Lecture & Book Signing with Margot Ellis
Awards, Prizes & Publications
Upcoming Dates & Deadlines
January 31 Publication: Submissions deadline for The Classicist No. 13, focused on the Great American South
February 1 National: Rieger Graham Prize extended deadline
February 27 Southeast: 10th Annual Shutze Awards Celebration
Inaugural Horace Trumbauer Awards
Photo Credit: Tom Crane / Image Courtesy of Eberlein Design Consultants Ltd.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the ICAA has announced the Inaugural Horace Trumbauer Awards, named in honor of internationally renowned native Philadelphian architect Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938). The awards will be presented in November 2016.
News of Interest
2016 Richard H. Driehaus Prize Winner Announced
Architect Scott Merrill has been named the recipient of the 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Established in 2003, the prize honors a lifetime of contributions to traditional, classical, and sustainable architecture and urbanism in the modern world.
Preserving the City of Tomorrow, by Steven W. Semes
In his recent article in The New Criterion, “Preserving the City of Tomorrow,” Steven W. Semes of Notre Dame School of Architecture calls for “appropriate new development” in historic cities such as Paris and New York. He cautions us to “Stop reinventing and start improving: that is how the cities we most admire were made in the first place, and that is how we can ensure their future.”