December 2016
Eric J. Smith Architect
Classicism Abounds in the Architectural Digest 100

The 2017 Architectural Digest 100 was published a few weeks ago featuring numerous   ICAA members and supporters. ICAA President Peter Lyden explores the growing  buzz  surrounding classical architecture, interiors, and landscapes.  
Russell Windham Elected as Chairman of the ICAA Board of Directors
With Andrew Cogar as Vice Chair 

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is pleased to announce that Russell Windham has been elected Chairman of the ICAA Board of Directors. Andrew Cogar has also been elected to the role of Vice Chair of the ICAA Board of Directors. 

Support ICAA Educational Programming this Holiday Season
Double the Impact of Your Gift 
Please make a donation today to the ICAA to help provide scholarships for our many education programs, including the Summer Studio in Classical Architecture, continuing education courses, the Rome Drawing Tour and more.

Thanks to the generosity of our Board of Directors, your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000, doubling the impact of your gift. 


Travel with the ICAA to Paris, Atlanta, Spain & More
Upcoming Dates & Destinations
Inspiration from Rome 
An Update from the 2016 Rieger Graham Prize Winner
2016 ICAA Rieger Graham Prize Winner, Brendan Hart, is culminating his three-month fellowship at the American Academy in Rome where he's studying the Eternal City's architecture and urban development. 

His latest blog article about his experience includes photos and drawings from the Forum, Castel Sant’Angelo, and more. 

Summer Studio in Classical Architecture, June 19 - July 15, 2017 
Rome Drawing Tour, 
June 3-10, 2017 
The 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.  

The Rome Drawing Tour provides participants practical knowledge of the classical tradition as manifested in the architecture, urbanism and landscapes of Rome, using observational drawing and watercolor to study precedent. 

Continuing Education 
Upcoming Courses Nationwide 

Learn more about upcoming Continuing Education opportunities across the country, including New York, Philadelphia, and Southern California.  

Featured Course: The Elements of Classical Architecture: The Corinthian Order, January 28


16th Annual McKim Lecture 
With John Simpson

John Simpson will deliver the 2017 McKim Lecture, entitled “The Timeless Language of Classicism,” on Wednesday, March 1 at the University Club in New York.

In this lecture, Mr. Simpson will consider how we, in the 21st Century, have come to admire, adopt, and develop the classical language of architecture and its varied ornament and decoration as practiced for over two millennia. 

Awards, Prizes, & Publications  
Upcoming Dates & Deadlines   

December 30 National: Arthur Ross Awards -Submission Deadline

January 31 Classicist No. 14: Professional and Student Portfolio Submission Deadline

January 31 Washington Mid Atlantic: John Russell Pope Awards - Submission Deadline 

In the News 

"Book Review: Classicist No. 13" by Peter H. Miller, Active Interest Media 

The Classicist No. 13, the ICAA's latest issue of its annual academic journal, wins a positive review in Traditional Building Magazine. 

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