"I learned how classical techniques can be applied across all architectural disciplines."

— ICAA Intensive Alumnus

"I learned how classical techniques can be applied across all architectural disciplines."

— ICAA Intensive Alumnus

Ways to Learn

Continuing Education

In-Person, Online, and Video Courses for All Experience Levels

The ICAA and its Chapters offer a wide range of courses in the ICAA’s core curriculum and related subjects for professional development and personal enrichment.

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Summer Studio in Classical Architecture

Four-week course for university students and recent graduates

An immersive program introducing students to skills, knowledge, and resources essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design.

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Intensives in Classical Architecture

One-Week Courses for Design Professionals and Students

An immersion in the ICAA's core curriculum designed for professionals and students seeking a methodical introduction to the language of classical architecture.

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Workshops

In-Person and Online Courses for University Students

The ICAA Workshops introduce students pursuing professional studies in architecture and allied fields to the vitality of the classical tradition in contemporary architectural design. The ICAA offers online and in-person Workshops in collaboration with university partners, as well as online Open Access Workshops open to current university students from any school.

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Christopher H. Browne Drawing Tours

Courses in the US and Abroad for Design Professionals and Students

Each iteration of the program explores the continuity and vitality of the classical tradition in a paradigmatic city or region that has been instrumental to its development. Past Drawing Tours have explored Rome; Paris; Charleston, SC; and Williamsburg, VA.

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Youth Programming

For middle school and high school students

The New Heights and Grand Tour programs introduce fundamental concepts of building, design, and architectural language to help students develop observational, creative, and critical skills to engage the built environment. School group visits and online resources are also available through the ICAA's Plaster Cast Hall.

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Certificate in Classical Architecture

Provides a working knowledge of classical architectural design as a practical discipline for students, architects, designers, and individuals of any background who seek a structured way to learn about classicism.

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Educational Videos

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The Foundations of Classical Architecture: Roman Classicism
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
The Foundations of Classical Architecture: Greek Classicism
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
The Foundations of Classical Architecture: Motifs & Details
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
The Foundations of Classical Architecture: Classical Design Principles
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
20th Century Architecture in New York
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
Historic Brickwork with Calder Loth
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
Rustic Classicism: Origin and Evolution of the Tuscan Order, with Mason Roberts
2 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
Healthy Cities and Streets, with Kellen Krause
1 AIA CES Learning Unit|HSW
Colonial American Architecture: A Design Resource for Contemporary Traditional Architecture: Part I, with Calder Loth
Part I of II; 2 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective for completion of both parts
An Introduction to the American Greek Revival, with Jacques Levet
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
Palladio's Book IV: Four and a Half Centuries of Inspiration, with Calder Loth
1.5 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
The Urbanism of Greenwich Village | Part 1 | Rodrigo Bollat Montenegro
Part I of II; 3.25 AIA CES Learning Units|HSW for completion of both parts
“Specimens for the Architectural Lectures:” Jefferson’s Classical Orders at the University of Virginia, with Calder Loth
1.5 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective
Scholarships

ICAA scholarship opportunities help ensure educational programming remains accessible to students regardless of financial background. Scholarship opportunities available for each program can be explored on the program's page.

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Resources

Explore ICAA educational resources, publications, professional opportunities, and more.

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ICAA Education Forum

Facilitates dialogue among ICAA instructors, education leaders from allied institutions and regional ICAA Chapters, and university faculty members who support the ICAA's mission to increase education opportunities in classical architecture.

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