Hosted by the ICAA Philadelphia Chapter | 5 credits towards the Certificate in Classical Architecture (Doric Order) & 5 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
*** This course is two parts: a classroom lecture and drafting session on Friday night at the offices of Voith & Mactavish, and an on-site lecture and sketching session on Saturday morning in Center City ***
Join architects Scott O’Barr, AIA and Maggie Holsinger, AIA for an introductory course to the Doric Order. Students of all abilities will learn the history, proportions, details, and essential parts of this inspiring order by studying and drawing a column and entablature. This course is structured to provide both those who are new to the classical language and those looking to refresh their knowledge with a solid foundation on which to further explore the classical orders.
Friday, September 29, 2023: 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDTSaturday, September, 30, 2023: 9:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Scot O'Barr, AIA, graduated cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Architecture. He joined Voith & Mactavish in 2019 bringing experience with traditional design and preservation, especially for residential commissions, some of which have been published in New Old House, Period Homes, and Architectural Digest.
Scott leads our residential practice as a Senior Associate, working on projects ranging from small but complex kitchen renovations to the complete renovation of historic estates. He has served in leadership roles for AIA Philadelphia and AIA Pennsylvania and actively volunteers with the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Philadelphia Chapter.
Maggie Holsinger, AIA, returned to Voith & Mactavish in late 2022 in our New York office, following a previous three-year tenure in our Philadelphia office that ended in 2021. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Her portfolio includes a varied mix of high-end single-family residential projects, educational projects for both higher ed and independent schools, and K-12 campus planning. She has also worked with historically significant buildings, like the renovation and restoration of classrooms in Silverman Hall at the University of Pennsylvania which were originally designed by Cope & Stewardson. She has volunteered with New York Cares for years and is a dedicated runner.
This event is hosted by an ICAA Chapter. Please check the Chapter website or contact the Chapter directly for the most up-to-date details including dates, times, and pricing.
Instructional Delivery Method: Live In-Person Learning Program
Program Level: Introductory
Prerequisites: None required
AIA CES Program Approval Expiration Date: September 25, 2026
Provider Number: G193
Provider Statement: The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number G193. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).
This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
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