June 22-July 18, 2015
Application Deadline: May 1, 2015
Generous scholarships are available to qualifying applicants
The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is a four-week, immersive program introducing students to skills, knowledge and resources essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design. Studio instruction is complemented by extensive analytical and observational drawing to help make the connection between concepts, principles and theory to the design of actual buildings.
The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is a four-week long intensive program in the art of classical architectural design. Over the course of four weeks, students acquire the skills and knowledge essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design from distinguished practitioners and scholars active in the field. Through weekly visits to classical architectural firms and the studios of traditional craftsmen, students discover the world of contemporary classicism that flourishes today, while extensive on-site field study and drawing allows students to experience first-hand the architectural masterpieces of New York City. The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture provides students with a unique opportunity to expand the scope of their education, build a foundation in the principles of classical architectural design, and become immersed in the vibrant world of contemporary classicism.
New York City is the Summer Studio laboratory. Participants visit the offices and meet with leading practicioners in classical design. Site visits include destinations such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Morgan Library, & Museum, Grand Central Station, The New York Public Library, Columbia University, great houses and gardens such as Old Westbury, urban spaces such as Bryant Park, the residential fabric of New York neighborhoods, and early planned communities such as Forest Hills Gardens.