Category Archives: Peter’s Reflections

Ben Pentreath: Classical Splendor

I have always been intrigued by architects throughout history who were driven to design not only buildings, but also interiors, decorative arts, landscapes, and so many other elements that comprise our built environment. Robert Adam, Sir William Chambers, William Kent, … Read more »

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The Classicist, No. 13: The Tradition, Influence, and Vibrancy of Southern Architecture

“From the colonial era to the present, the South has been at the forefront of classical architecture in America,” observes David Gobel in his opening letter for the latest edition of the Classicist. The 13th volume of the Classicist, for … Read more »

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Scottish Enlightenment

ICAA travel programs provide participants with numerous benefits, including access to some of the world’s most remarkable buildings and landscapes, as well as fellowship with other travellers who are passionate about classicism. In June, I had the pleasure of hosting … Read more »

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2016 Arthur Ross Award Winners Remind Us that there is No Future without the Past

On Monday, May 2nd, the ICAA welcomed over 400 guests in New York City to celebrate the 35th annual Arthur Ross Awards. Established in 1982 by the late Arthur Ross and Henry Hope Reed to recognize excellence in the classical … Read more »

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Protected: Investing in the Next Generation of Classicists

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Built from the Ground Up: Seven Ways Our Chapters are Advancing the ICAA’s Mission Nationwide

Through our network of 15 chapters nationwide, the ICAA reaches tens of thousands of people across the country each year – including architects, designers, builders, students, and enthusiasts of classicism. As I reflect on the last two years as President … Read more »

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