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Summer Studio in Classical Architecture at ICAA

The Summer Studio in Classical Architecture course at Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA) teaches students the knowledge of classical design through lectures, seminars and site visits.

School: Institute of Classical Architecture and Art
Course: Summer Studio in Classical Architecture
Location: New York, USA
Course dates: June 2024 to July 2024
Application deadline: 26 February 2024

The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is a four-week immersive program introducing university students and recent graduates to skills, knowledge and resources essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design.

Students build a foundation in classical architectural design through exploring the ideas, methods and issues of classical architectural design.

Lectures, field trips, discussions and critiques during class sessions are supplemented by design exercises completed during and outside of class time.

Students are immersed in study of composition and design, the elements of classical architecture, geometry and proportion, drawing and rendering, the literature of classical architecture and the art of building.

The program additionally includes supplemental studies in landscape architecture and urbanism, visits to firms that practice classical design today, site visits to important examples of architecture in New York City and a mentorship program with emerging professional architects.

Coursework is taught by architects and faculty active in the field of classical and traditional design practice and teaching.

Upon successful completion of the program, students receive the ICAA's certificate in classical architecture.

Find out more about the course and apply ›

Top image: Summer Studio in Classical Architecture students studying the Tennis House in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. The photography by Brandon Mitchell.

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