Monthly Newsletter: November at the ICAA

Welcome to our monthly newsletter, including articles, news, and programming from the ICAA and the classical design community. To receive an email version of our newsletter, sign up today.

Peter’s Reflections

Five Unforgettable Classical Homes of the Great American South

Courtesy of: Historical Concepts

Peter Lyden celebrates classical residential architecture of the American South
with five unforgettable examples from the 19th Century through the present day.


Support the ICAA This Holiday Season
Double the Impact of Your Gift 

The ICAA has truly come a long way, offering distinctive and affordable education programming in partnership with our chapters nationwide. However, our initiatives are only possible thanks to your assistance and generosity. Please consider making a gift to support scholarships, tuition assistance, and unique educational opportunities at the ICAA.

An anonymous donor is generously matching end-of-year donations up to $35,000, which will double the impact of your gift.


Travel Programs
Upcoming Dates & Destinations 


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



Inspired Places & Spaces
Inspiration from ICAA Instructors 

We asked ICAA instructors, Rodrigo Bollat Montenegro and Manuel Mergal, to share with us the places and spaces they find most inspiring.







Winter Professional Intensive
Apply Now

Join the ICAA for our 2016 Winter Professional Intensive, January 2-9, 2016. This eight day program, with available AIA credit, fully immerses participants in a fast-paced and highly structured studio and working environment as they complete coursework in the foundational skills and principles of classical design.



Continuing Education
Upcoming Courses Nationwide 

Register for upcoming ICAA Continuing Education courses, taking place in New York and through our regional chapters, including Florida, Southeast, and Southern California.






Awards & Prizes
Upcoming Dates & Deadlines 

DECEMBER 2 New York: Stanford White Awards Reception

DECEMBER 11 Southeast: Philip Trammell Shutze Awards deadline

DECEMBER 15 New England: Bulfinch Awards deadline

JANUARY 8 National: Rieger Graham Prize extended deadline



News of Interest

Welcoming New Board Members
The ICAA welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors – Ankie Barnes, Pierre Crosby, and Mark Pledger. We also congratulate Barbara Eberlein, who was elected College of Chapters President, succeeding Tim Barber after three years of outstanding service to the ICAA and its chapters nationwide.


“Gaillard Concert Hall, Blessed by Yo-Yo Ma, Proves its Acoustical Mettle,” by The Post & Courier
The neo-classical Gaillard Center hosted its grand opening gala concert, featuring acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, on October 18th. The Gaillard Center, located in Charleston, SC, was designed by 2014 Arthur Ross Award winner, David M. Schwarz Architects.


“The 10 Stunning New York Interiors You’ve Probably Never Seen,” by Bloomberg Business
Drawing inspiration from the recently published book, Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York, Bloomberg Business takes a look at ten incredible interiors around the city. Nearly all are classical.






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