Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

Programs

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Courses


Introduction to Traditional UrbanismRegister Now!

Two Days: Saturday, September 17 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday, September 18, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join the ICAA for a weekend workshop on traditional urbanism. Participants will be introduced to the basic elements and principles of urbanism, with a special emphasis on how classical architecture positively impacts the city and its inhabitants. The course will include sketching tours through New York City neighborhoods. All levels of skill are welcome to attend.

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 with questions about the course or registration.

Instructors: Rodrigo Bollat Montenegro; Ferguson & Shamamian Architects and Michael Geller; G.P. Schafer Architect
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Continuing Education: 7 AIA HSWs
Cost: $250 for ICAA members, $350 for non-members
Materials: Sketchbook for notes and sketches

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 with questions about the course or registration.

Image Credit: Leon Krier

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Preserving Guastavino's Tiles at the Eglise De Notre DameRegister Now!

Two Sessions: Thursday, September 22 6:30 - 8:30 PM and Saturday, September 24th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn about the crossroads between architecture, engineering, and historic preservation through the lens of the landmarked Eglise de Notre Dame in Morningside Heights. This course provides a hands-on study of the architecture of Cross & Cross and the techniques of the R. Guastavino Company. Students will learn about the Church’s elegant design and visit the church to see the architecture and engineering first hand.

Instructors: Anne Walker, Peter Pennoyer Architects; Megan Reese, EDG Architecture; and Meisha Hunter Burkett, Li/Saltzman Architects
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Continuing Education: 7 LUs
Cost: $120 for ICAA members, $160 for non-members
Materials: None required

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 with questions about the course or registration.

Image credit: Gerardo Tabones, used with permission of the Pastor of Notre Dame

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Workshop in Classical Architectural Design: University of Miami School of ArchitectureRegister Now!

Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th, 2016; 1-7pm, 9-12 am


Join the ICAA for a workshop introducing the practice of classical architectural design with emphasis on its application in the design of new buildings and places. The practice of traditional architectural design and urbanism today encompasses work that employs both the grammar of the classical language and the use of its principles in vernacular and regional expression.

Presentations on Friday and Saturday will showcase recent professional work in this field, introduce the building blocks of the classical architectural language, and demonstrate ways in which architects utilize the wealth of material found in historical precedents to inform the design of new buildings.

To view the schedule for the workshop, click here.

Instructors: Michael Mesko, Martin Brandwein, Dan Osborne, Mike Watkins, and Stephen Chrisman
Cost: Free for University of Miami Students, $25 for non-students
Credits: 8 AIA LUs for the full two day program. Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 if you would like to attend one day only.

This workshop is generously sponsored by Historical Concepts is on the web page


Lighting & Metal & Glass: The Design Grammars of Traditional TechniquesRegister Now!

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 4th & 5th, 6:30-8:00 p.m.; 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This event is hosted by the ICAA New York Chapter

Gain new perspective on the relationship between designing and making through the lens of custom lighting creation. An introduction to the design method for creating custom lighting, the course will provide insight into material selection and craft processes, such that students will walk away with a basic understanding of how an architect and designer can benefit from the point of view of a maker.

Instructor: David Calligeros
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Continuing Education: 2 AIA LUs
Cost: $80 for Members, $120 for Non-members

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 with questions about the course or registration.

Please refer to our cancellation policy here.


Traditional Hand DraftingRegister Now!

Tuesday & Wednesday October 11th & 12th 6:30-9:00 p.m.; 6:30-9:00 p.m.

This event is hosted by the ICAA New York Chapter

Participate in an introduction to traditional hand drafting, with content on the materials and mechanics of creating hand-drafted architectural drawings. The course caters to both the total beginners and those with limited drafting experience.

Instructor: Patrick Alles
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Continuing Education: 5 AIA LUs
Cost: $200 for members, $225 for non-members
Materials: Sketchbook for notes and sketches


The Elements of Classical Architecture: The Ionic Order Register Now!

Saturday, October 22, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Join the ICAA for an introductory course on the components of the Classical Orders, with particular emphasis on and detailed instruction in drawing the Ionic Order. The Classical Orders have guided the practice of classical architecture since antiquity and this course will present a spectrum of detail and proportional relationships. Participants will examine the Ionic Order type as presented by Renaissance architects, such as Vignola, and will create a freehand drawing of the Ionic column and entablature.

Instructor: David Rinehart, Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Credits: 5 AIA LUs
Cost: $80 for ICAA members, $120 for non-members
Materials: Sketchbook for notes and sketches

Image: Stuart and Revett, Plate XI, Vol. II, Chap.II.

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 with questions about the course or registration.

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Cast Drawing in the ICAA’s Historic Plaster Cast HallRegister Now!

Two Days: Saturday, November 12 and 19: 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Drawing from the Antique has been a fundamental step in Art and Architectural study throughout history. In this course students will learn the fundamentals of preliminary sketching and shading by drawing from the ICAA’s collection of historically significant architectural casts. Students will complete an outline drawing of an antique cast with a focus on accuracy and relationship. Students will then block in shadows to prepare for the final stage of shading. Through shading students will learn to understand and recreate how light relates to surface.

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 with questions about the course or registration.

Instructor: Camie Salaz
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Continuing Education: 8 LUs
Cost: $140 for ICAA members, $180 for non-members
Materials: Sketchbook, graphite pencil, eraser, and charcoal pencil.

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Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775-2000Register Now!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21; 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


This lecture will explore the evolution of the house design book in the United States. Throughout its history, America has depended upon books as a chief source of design for almost all of its houses. A specialized form of literature developed to serve the interests of those engaged in designing and constructing houses, the most essential type of building. Examples of the more visually arresting or socially compelling volumes will be highlighted during the event, books that reveal the character of our country as much as they do the style of the houses in which we have chosen to live.

Instructor: Richard Cheek, Architecture Historian and author of Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America’s Houses
Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Pre-Requisites: None
Continuing Education: 2 AIA LUs
Cost: Free for ICAA members, $45 for general public

Please email education@classicist.org or call (212) 730-9646 × 111 with questions about the course or registration.

Please refer to our cancellation policy here.