Perhaps now more than ever before, we are all aware of the built environment that surrounds us, and of the impacts it has on the health of individuals, communities, and the planet. The Architecture of Place, an annual collaborative series co-hosted by the ICAA, INTBAU, and the Prince’s Foundation, brings together the established and emerging voices working to create a better built future.

The programs are free and open for public registration, and recorded versions of the programs are made available to all.

2022 Series: Upcoming Programs

From October through December 2022, the ICAA, INTBAU, and The Prince's Foundation will co-host The Architecture of Place: In Conversation with..., a series of interviews featuring three architects from different backgrounds and points of view: Mohamad Hamouié, Whitley Esteban, and Elsie Owusu. Over the three-part series, each speaker will have the chance to play the role of both interviewer and interviewee. In each installment, one of the three architects will be interviewed by one of the others about the influences, experiences, and projects that have led to their design perspective on the architecture of place. At the end of each session, students from partnering university departments will pose additional questions to the speakers, followed by an open Q&A with attendees.

The Architecture of Place: In Conversation with Whitley Esteban
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 1:00 PM EST | 6:00 PM GMT

In this iteration of the series, Mohamad Hamouié will interview Whitley Esteban about her work, background, and design perspective.

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The Architecture of Place: In Conversation with Elsie Owusu
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 1:00 PM EST | 6:00 PM GMT

In this iteration of the series, Whitley Esteban will interview Elsie Owusu about her work, background, and design perspective.

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Recorded Programs

Past programs in The Architecture of Place series have included lectures and interviews with prominent architects, urbanists, and other design professionals about their work in building a better built future.

Click here to see all recordings of past entries in The Architecture of Place series.

About the ICAA

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art’s (ICAA) mission is to advance the appreciation and practice of the principles of traditional architecture and its allied arts by engaging educators, professionals, students, and enthusiasts. It offers a wide array of programs that are designed to promote the appreciation and practice of classical and traditional design, including classes, travel, lectures, and conferences.

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INTBAU’s mission is to support traditional building, the maintenance of local character, and the creation of better places to live. We do this through workshops, summer schools, study tours, conferences, awards, and competitions. Our three objectives are to research, educate, and engage as widely as possible on the value and relevance of traditional architecture and urban design.

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About the Prince's Foundation

The Prince's Foundation, by focusing on three core tiers - Education, Projects, and Attractions - delivers work to improve the built environment, save heritage, and promote culture and education. Through education, The Prince's Foundation aims to create sustainably planned, built, and maintained communities, championing and celebrating the most important part of any community: its people. The charity continues to train a generation of architects, masterplanners, and placemakers, in order to ensure the continuation of the kind of timeless skills which have been developed over generations.

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