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ICAA  The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art advances the appreciation and practice of the principles of #traditionalarchitecture and its allied arts

The ICAA is proud to have recognized so many superb talents at the annual Stanford White Awards, which honor achievement in individual projects in architecture, interiors, landscape, urbanism, and building craftsmanship and artisanship throughout New York, New Jersey, and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Pictured here are the works of Abigail Tulis (Craftsmanship and Artisanship), Robert A. M. Stern (Commercial, Civic, and Institutional Architecture), and John B. Murray (Residential Architecture - Townhouses and Apartments), three of the winners of the 2017 award.

Submissions for the 2018 Awards are due on October 12th. Please follow the link in our profile to learn more and make a submission. Winners will be honored at the Metropolitan Club on December 5th!

#architecture #art #classicism #stanfordwhiteawards #metropolitanclub #landscapedesign #urbanism #craftsmanship

More McKim Mead and White, but with a twist: Submissions are now open for the Stanford White Award, recognizing achievement in individual projects in architecture, interiors, landscape, urbanism, and building craftsmanship & artisanship throughout New York, New Jersey, and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

The ceremony will be held here, in the McKim Mead and White masterpiece, the Metropolitan Club, on December 5th. Submissions must be received by Friday, October 12th. Follow the link in our profile for details.

Here is the Metropolitan Club, likely as it appeared in 1966, the year it was first submitted for consideration to the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

#architecture #art #classicism #stanfordwhiteawards #mckimmeadandwhite #metropolitanclub #landscapedesign #urbanism #craftsmanship

More McKim Mead and White: A preview of the forthcoming book from @papress, published in association with the ICAA: “McKim Mead and White: Selected Works 1879-1915.” This beautiful edition collects all four volumes of the original monograph of these masters of Gilded Age architecture, with meticulous reproductions of all original drawings and photographs.

It will be available for order on November 20th. To reserve a copy, visit http://www.papress.com/html/product.details.dna?isbn=9781616897574

#classicism #neoclassicism #beauxarts #art #architecture #mckimmeadandwhite

It’s a McKim Mead and White morning!

The Brooklyn Museum, after it lost its grand staircase but before the current entrance was built.

If, like us, you can’t get your fill of McKim Mead and White, then you will be happy to know that the ICAA has worked with @papress in publishing for forthcoming book, “McKim Mead and White: Selected Works 1879-1915,” featuring gorgeous reproductions of original drawings and photographs. Available November 20th - stay tuned for more!

Also, we hope to see you on Saturday, September 9th, for “Principle vs. Precedent,” an examination of grand facades and their relationships to buildings’ interiors and functions, looking at the works of McKim Mead and White and their progeny. Follow the link in our profile to learn more.

#classicism #neoclassicism #beauxarts #art #architecture #mckimmeadandwhite #brooklynmuseum #nyc #newyork #nycgo #nychistory

Join the ICAA in visiting one of New York City’s most historic homes, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, which General George Washington used as a temporary headquarters and where Aaron Burr later briefly lived (before his wife and the mansion’s owner Eliza Jumel divorced him — using divorce lawyer Alexander Hamilton Jr.!).
The ICAA is excited to host a two-part exploration of the art of measured architectural drawing, culminating in an exclusive hands-on day of sketching at the mansion, and led by architect Stephen Chrisman on September 21st and 22nd. Follow the link in our profile to learn more and register.

#classicism #art #architecture #morrisjumel #morrisjumelmansion #drawing #sketching #nyc #newyork #washingtonheights #nycgo #nychistory

Autumn is slowly but surely approaching in New York City, and here at the ICAA we can hardly think of a better way to spend a beautiful fall day than touring Greenwich Village with its beautiful townhouses, small streets, and livable scale. Join us on October 6th to explore and sketch the streets, squares, and architecture of Greenwich Village. Follow the link in our profile to learn more and register.

#newyork #greenwichvillage #westvillage #urbanism #classicism #neoclassicism #architecture #design #art

It was a privilege to host architect @keithsummerour of @summerour_architects at the ICAA’s library yesterday evening. He shared his thinking behind many of his masterful domestic and resort projects, particularly his sensitivity to the use of proportion, light, and material in creating inviting spaces. Keith’s new book “Creating Home: Design for Living” is in stores now.

Don’t miss out on upcoming opportunities to hear from leading architects, artists, historians, and craftsmen in the ICAA’s Lectures and Public Programs series. Follow the link in our profile for all upcoming programs around the country!

#architecture #design #classicism #neoclassicism #keithsummerour #summerourarchitects

The beautiful Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, California.

The ICAA Intensive in Classical Architecture: Los Angeles will feature classes led by top educators and professionals at this house, designed by Gordon Kaufmann and famous for its many appearances in film and television.

Click the link in our profile to learn more and register for the Intensive, which takes place October 14th-21st.

The Racquet and Tennis Club Building, designed by Charles Follen McKim of McKim Mead and White, features a facade of brick and stone over structural steel. Join the ICAA for an exploration of grand façades by McKim, Mead & White and their progeny, and their relationships to building function and interior. Led by architect Duncan G Stroik, this course will extend from antiquity to classics by. Follow the link in our profile to learn more and register.

Image from “McKim Mead and White: Selected Works 1879-1915,” which will be published by @papress in association with the ICAA this November 20th.

#classicism #neoclassicism #architecture #design #art #mckimmeadandwhite

We were so privileged to host @calebadesign and @designerjamiedrake of Drake/Anderson (@drake_anderson) this morning at @rizzolibooks for a thoroughly entertaining and engrossing discussion of the work of one of the all-time great American interior designers (and bon vivants), Billy Baldwin, featured in the new book “Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decorator.” Thank you to our speakers and to all who attended!

#billybaldwindesign #rizzoli #rizzolibooks #architecture #interiordesign #newyork #nyc #drakeanderson

Join the ICAA for a two-part exploration of measured drawing, with a lecture on the history of measured sketchbook drawings from Palladio to the present day on Friday, September 21st, and with a visit to New York City’s oldest house, the Morris-Jumel mansion, for practical measured drawing exercises, on Saturday, September 22nd.
Follow the link in our profile to learn more and register.

#classicism #neoclassicism #architecture #design #art #morrisjumelmansion #newyork #palladio

More scenes from day 2 of the ICAA Forum on Education in Washington DC:

1.) Richard Economakis presenting on Building Typology
2.) Michael Dennis presenting on Urbanism
3.) Nathaniel Walker on the College of Charleston’s new CPAD Urban Design Program
4.) William Bates on the program of the American College of the Building Arts
5.) A full house for Michael lykoudis’s lecture at the Education Forum
6.) A presentation by George knight from Yale

#icaa #architecture #education #classicism #classicalarchitecture

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