Traditional Vernacular Architecture in Creole Natchitoches
15 AIA CES Learning Units|HSW | Co-hosted by the Louisiana Chapter and the Louisiana Architecture Foundation
Traditional Vernacular Architecture in Creole Natchitoches is a 4 day tour co-hosted by the Louisiana Architecture Foundation and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training that will explore the vernacular architecture of the Natchitoches area of Louisiana, including the sustainable design strategies of using local materials in the hands of European/French, Native American, and African craftsman in traditional building techniques and technology in response to a hot and humid climate. Visitors will attend lectures and tour various landmarks including the St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Badin-Roque House, Yucca (Melrose) Plantation, Oakland Plantation and Cherokee Plantation.
For more information: see itinerary here.
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.
Photograph: Natchitoches Tourism from an article written by Kevin Benefield, “Weekend Getaway: Natchitoches, Louisiana” https://www.atlantamagazine.co... September 30, 2014.
AIA Continuing Education Provider Information
Instructional Delivery Method: Live In-Person Learning Program
Program Level: Introductory
AIA CES Program Approval Expiration Date: September 6, 2022
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.
What You Will Learn
1. Understand the human comfort aspects of living in the natural environment in a very difficult climate and how the colloquial architecture design facilitated this.
2.Understand the sustainable design of working with local materials in the hands of European/French and African craftsman in building techniques and technology.
3. See the climatic responsive adaption of a more northern/cooler climate design to a hot and humid climate.
4. Understand the different aspects of adapting ADA requirements to historic architecture, interiors, landscaping and parking.
5. See how cultural influences work with French, African and Native American input to the local living conditions.
Edward J. Cazayoux, FAIA; Dr. Pete Gregory; Cybèle T. Gontar; Andrew Ferrell; Tommy Whitehead; Patricia Austin Becker; Dr. Harlan “Mark” Guidry; Jeff Carbo.