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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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 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.

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