Classicist Chicago: Designing the Classical Interior

The Chicago Chapter of the ICAA presents Designing the Classical Interior, a course with James S. Collins, Architect. This seminar will provide 9 AIA/CES LUs and 0.6 CEUs for ASID, IDC and IIDA Members.The morning session of the course will introduce the philosophy and elements of classical architecture and their interiors. The session will focus on the application of the design principles that are common to the great buildings and interiors of the past.Topics will include:- Learning the appropriate use and configuration of columns, cornices, wainscoting, windows and doors.- Time tested methods of creating baseboards, wainscoting, chair rails, door and…

June 27, 6pm. Summer Soiree. Chicago Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

June 27, 2013 6pm Join us for an evening of fun and enjoyment on the Penthouse Level of the Reid Murdoch Building in Jenn-Air’s North LaSalle Street Showroom.  Find out more about the Chicago Institute of Classical Architecture & Art as well as enjoying refreshments and cocktails on the rooftop terrace overlooking the Chicago River. via ICAA/Jenn-Air Summer Soiree.

Richard Economakis Seminar “Designing the Orders”

Using Chicago as an urban ‘classroom’, this course will review the most important aspects of the Orders, including the stories of their origin and development, symbolic associations, proportions and refinements, and applications. While stressing the poetical nature and purpose of the classical architecture, the course will sensitize participants to the formal nuances and subtleties of classical buildings, and the sophistication of their designs. Instruction will include morning powerpoint and blackboard presentations, followed by afternoon sketching tours to key sites in the Loop and North Side, and along Michigan Avenue Session 1: August 11th, 2012 9:00 am ~ noon. Catered Lunch:…

ICAA Chicago Midwest Summer Sketching

[Architectural Sketching instruction July 24, 2011 at Lincoln Park Refectory, Chicago Il. Join the Institute of Classical Archtecture & Art – Chicago Midwest Chapter as we offer the second in our Summer Sketch series: North Chicago Field Houses. Cultivate your drawing skills, learn about fine architecture and landscapes, and enjoy the summer as well as stimulating conversation with fellow ICAA members. The tours provide access to principal building interiors, many with fine murals by Chicago artists. Led by Andrew von Maur, professional illustrator and Associate Professor of Architecture at Andrews University, these tours will offer on-site informal drawing workshops for…