Crafting the Classical Interior

Crafting the Classical Interior

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Crafting the Classical Interior
Charles Shafer, Instructor

6 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective &
6 credits towards the Certificate in Classical Architecture

Saturday, June 8, 2024
10:00AM – 4:00PM
Fort Mason Center
Building C, Room C235
San Francisco

Members: $65
Non-Members: $75

Join Charles Shafer, senior architect at Skurman Architects, for hands-on instruction in drawing the classical interior. Using the principle of selective omission, students will learn how to apply the proportioning and detailing of a classical order to the elevations of a room. The course will provide practice with the full expression of a columnar order within a room, as well as the use of an implied order, and how to differentiate more and less important spaces. The canonical details of the order will also be covered by way of introduction. Students will draw both the order and at least one design for a classical interior, and will be equipped to do so again with different orders and across a variety of interiors.

Materials needed: A sturdy, large-format sketchbook (8-1/2” x 11” minimum size), soft drawing pencils, erasers, short straight edge, small 45 degree drafting triangle, architectural scale or ruler.

Charles Shafer is a senior architect at Skurman Architects, where he helps manage a portfolio of large residential projects for the firm. He has also recently overseen the integration of Revit into Skurman’s design approach. Still a fan of the pencil and paintbrush, Charles continues to thoroughly enjoy teaching watercolor, drawing, and architecture workshops for the ICAA and its chapters. Educated at Notre Dame, and Williams College, and with a stint as a high school Chemistry teacher, Charles favors a multidisciplinary approach to design problems. He has also worked with ARCAS, Paris and Hope for Architecture in Oklahoma.

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June 8, 2024 ~ 10:00 AM

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