Institute of Classical Architecture & Art



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20th Century Architecture in New York (and the World): An Inclusive HistoryRegister Now!

4 Sessions: Wednesdays, September 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th; 6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

This course is a four-part illustrated lecture series that will cover the architecture of New York from World War I to the present day. Topics will include the Beaux-Arts, the development of modern ornamental styles through the 1920s and 1930s, the increasing influence of Central European Modernism and the dominance of that Modernism after World War II, the persistence of classical and traditional forms through the postwar years, and the pivotal role of New Formalism, among other topics.

Instructor: Francis Morrone
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: $145 for members, $175 for non-members
Meeting Location: General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10036
Credits: 8 AIA LUs

The Urbanism of Greenwich VillageRegister Now!

Saturday, October 7th; 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

In this walking tour, participants will discuss the principles of traditional urbanism applied to a modern-day city, analyze on site how architecture (traditional and modernist) can affect public space, and sketch unique urban conditions in Greenwich Village.

Instructors: Rodrigo Bollat Montenegro & Michael Geller
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: $45 for members, $65 for non-members
Meeting Location: Greenwich Village, precise location TBA
Required Materials: Sketchbook

Introduction to Gothic Architecture and MouldingRegister Now!

Saturday, December 9th; 10:00 A.M - 4 P.M.

This class provides an introduction to the elements of English and collegiate gothic architecture. At the end of this course, students will be able to draw and name many of the elements found within this style, and will leave the class with a collection of notated sketches of molding profiles, their appropriate design context, as well as a simple clay model of a gothic molding. All of this will serve as a useful starting point for a student’s own continued education on the gothic style.

Instructor: Patrick Alles
Pre-Requisites: Some background in art or architecture is helpful but not required
Cost: $85 for members, $125 for non-members
Meeting Location: 20 West 44th Street, Suite 310, New York, NY
Required Materials: 9×12 spiral bound portrait sketchbook (preferably watercolor paper), HB or 2H pencils, Erasers, Architects scale, Triangle Straight Edge – 45 degrees (preferably small enough to work with in sketchbook)