5 credits towards the ICAA Certificate in Classical Architecture (Corinthian Order) for each session | Submitted for AIA CES Approval
This hands-on drawing course in The Elements of Classical Architecture sequence picks up where the Introduction to the Corinthian Order course leaves off.Part I introduces the extended apparatus of classical forms, syntax and principles of composition related to the Corinthian Order. The course provides an orientation to the manner in which the Corinthian Order and related classical elements are combined to ensure each part is related to a larger whole and is tectonically sound.Part II explores the use of the Corinthian order within an interior and exterior architectural composition in a manner that ensures that the individual components of the design are integrated into a coherent and unified whole. The course introduces classical design principles, ‘rules of thumb’ and compositional strategies that are deployed to achieve a design that exhibits the attributes of stability, legibility and harmony.Registration for this event includes both Part I and Part II. This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Participants will receive a link to the program the week prior to the event. Due to the hands-on nature of the course, registration is limited.
To enroll, participants must have completed the ICAA's Introduction to Classical Mouldings and Introduction to the Corinthian Order courses, or have equivalent experience, and be able to sketch and draft in pencil.
Please note that participants are required to bring drawing materials to participate in the program. A full list of materials is available here.In addition, as participants will be working directly with the instructors over Zoom, a computer or tablet with internet access and a functioning camera and microphone is required. Participants will be asked to scan or photograph their work and send it to the instructors during the course. Prior to the day of the course, please make sure you have a working camera and adequate lighting in order to take images of your work.Should you have any questions about these requirements, please email [email protected].
The ICAA provides up to three complimentary spaces in each Continuing Education course for students or young professionals to attend. Upon signing up, you will be entered into a pool of applicants. Individuals will be randomly selected two weeks before the course begins, and all sign-ups will be notified via email. In order to apply for this program, please fill out this form.Upon applying, please email a copy of your ID showing that you are aged 35 or younger, or a current student ID, to [email protected]. Should you have any questions about this special program, please email [email protected].
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To register for a continuing education course hosted by the ICAA National Office, you can use the registration link noted on the program page, email [email protected], or call 212-730-9646 x112.
Please also note the ICAA National Office Registration and Cancellation Policy, which you may access by clicking here.
ICAA Chapters manage course registration for their own events. While Chapter programs may be listed on classicist.org, you should check the Chapter website, or contact the Chapter directly, for the most up-to-date details including dates, times, pricing, and information on how to register.
The ICAA National Office does not offer recurring continuing education classes on a regular basis, but aims to offer future sessions of classes whose demand exceeded capacity. Core classes are generally offered annually or semi-annually.
The frequency of ICAA Chapter courses varies by region.
You can find a list of the ICAA's core curriculum subject areas along with more details about the ICAA Certificate in Classical Architecture program by clicking here. For questions about specific courses that aren’t on this list, please contact [email protected].
Most ICAA continuing education courses are suited to all artistic and academic backgrounds. Seasoned artists and novices alike have enjoyed and improved on their skills in ICAA classes. If a class has any pre-requisites or is recommended for a certain experience level, this will appear on the class listing on the ICAA website.
While Chapter courses may be listed on classicist.org, you should check the Chapter website, or contact the Chapter directly, for the most up-to-date details including dates, times, pricing, and pre-requisites.
Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) in architecture includes topics that relate to the structural integrity and soundness of a building or a building site. Course content must focus on these topics in order to provide HSW credits. For more information on ICAA classes that have been approved by the AIA for HSW credit, please contact [email protected].
In many cases, you will be able to receive a full or partial refund of your course registration fee. For courses in the New York Region, you may refer to the ICAA's Continuing Education cancellation and refund policy by clicking here.
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