The Northern California Chapter Board of Directors has established a scholarship for a student hailing from Northern California to pursue intensive classical study at the ICAA in New York.  The scholarship for The Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is offered on an annual basis, and directly supports our Chapter’s commitment to advancing the contemporary practice and appreciation of the classical tradition.

The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is a four-week long intensive program in the art of classical architectural design. Over the course of four weeks, students aquire the skills and knowledge essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design from distinguished practitioners and scholars active in the field. Through weekly visits to architectural firms and the studios of traditional craftsman, students discover the worl of contemporary classicism that flourishes today, while extensive on-site field study and drawing allows students to experience first-hand the architectural masterpieces of New York City. The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture provides students with a uniques opportunity to expand the scope of their education, build a foundation in the principles of classical architectural design, and become immersed in the vibrant world of contemporary classicism.

The Summer Studio in Classical Architecture introduces students to a systematic approach to Classical Architectural Design focusing on developing literacy in classical elements and forms. The curriculum is structured around ICAA’s core curriculum, with coursework in: the Elements of Classical Architecture, Proportion, the Literature of Classical Architecture, Drawing & Rendering, Architectural Composition, and the Art of Building.