Analysis of Architectural Design Composition: How to Study Buildings and Precedent

Watercolor by Paul D. Brown     ANNOUNCING REGISTRATION for ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN COMPOSITION: HOW TO STUDY BUILDINGS AND PRECEDENT by Stephen Chrisman, Ferguson Shamamian Architects (NYC) Presented by The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art  Utah Chapter  PART OF THE CLASSICISM  DEFINED  CURRICULUM  SERIES COURSE DESCRIPTION:  One of the most essential components of the study … Continue reading Analysis of Architectural Design Composition: How to Study Buildings and Precedent

Evening Salon – DOGMA OR DÉTENTE: FINDING COMMON GROUND BETWEEN THE AVANT-GARDE AND TRADITION

"DOGMA OR DÉTENTE:  FINDING COMMON GROUND  BETWEEN THE AVANT-GARDE  AND TRADITION"    Thursday, March 24 5pm - 6:30pm 329 Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, Utah   Come join us for good food and conversation this year at the ICAA Utah Evening Salons. The format for each salon will be a brief presentation from a Utah architect or artist followed … Continue reading Evening Salon – DOGMA OR DÉTENTE: FINDING COMMON GROUND BETWEEN THE AVANT-GARDE AND TRADITION

2016 ICAA Utah’s Calendar of Events

The Utah Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is pleased to announce its calendar of events for 2016. March 24 - Evening Salon, Architectural Topic April 15-16 - “Analysis of Architectural Design Composition: How to study Buildings and Precedent” Part of the Classicism Defined Curriculum Series, Stephen Chrisman, Ferguson Shamamian Architects (NYC) … Continue reading 2016 ICAA Utah’s Calendar of Events

The Art of Architecture: Hand Drawing and Design conference

Would a conference on hand drawing and the future of architecture be of interest to you? This is the topic that will be explored at “The Art of Architecture: Hand Drawing and Design” conference, to be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2016 at the University of Notre Dame.

2015 Schedule for Evening Salons: Why do the Great Books Matter?

What do old books have to do with the contemporary practice of architecture?  Come debate and discuss the relevance of old ideas on new buildings at the ICAA Evening Salons this year. Historically, salons were held in Europe and the United States to discuss important themes in art, literature, and politics. At the ICAA Evening Salons we will … Continue reading 2015 Schedule for Evening Salons: Why do the Great Books Matter?

Evening Salon – Alberti on Architectural Beauty

The second Evening Salon this year will be held on Thursday, May 14th. Our theme for the year is "Why do the Great Books Matter?"  As we did in the first salon this year, we will be discussing one treatise from history paired with contemporary articles. For the upcoming salon, please read the following: Historical … Continue reading Evening Salon – Alberti on Architectural Beauty

Salt Lake Masonic Temple Open House – May 2nd

The Salt Lake Masonic Temple, built in 1929, is a building that celebrates the classical tradition with artistic and architectural influences from Renaissance Italy, Colonial Virginia, Egyptian Temples, 14th Century English Courts, and Moorish Spain. On Saturday, May 2nd from 10:00 A.M. through 2:00 P.M. there will be an open house for public tours and the opportunity … Continue reading Salt Lake Masonic Temple Open House – May 2nd

ICAA’s Summer Fete

ICAA Utah's Summer Fête The Utah Chapter of the ICAA will be holding its grandest event of the year - a Summer Fete - on Saturday, June 27th, 2015. This year's event will be held at the Historic Walker Mansion in Holladay, Utah where attendees will have a rare opportunity to tour the home and gardens. This … Continue reading ICAA’s Summer Fete

Evening Salon: The Great Books of Ancient Rome and Greece

The first ICAA Evening Salon for 2015 is on Thursday, March 19th.  Please join us to discuss and debate the question: What does a 2,000-year-old book have to do with contemporary architecture? The readings for the Salon are: - Vitruvius: The Ten Books of Architecture - Robert A.M. Stern: "Letter From the Dean" (Link to … Continue reading Evening Salon: The Great Books of Ancient Rome and Greece

Evening Salon: What is a Classical Architectural Education?

The ICAA was created to help provide a classical education in art and architecture that is largely absent from curriculum in academia today. Many have asked the fundamental question: What is a classical architectural education? We invite you to the first ICAA Utah Chapter Evening Salon, on Thursday, November 13th to discuss this topic in … Continue reading Evening Salon: What is a Classical Architectural Education?