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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Awards & Prizes
    Memorial Scholarship Links to Other Prizes Awards Calendar Publications Bookshop Membership Chapters About Us Press Sponsorship Contact Us Privacy Policy Donate Now Home Join the ICAA Today Classicist Blog E Announcements Twitter Facebook RSS Feed Awards Prizes 2012 Rieger Graham Prize Winner DANIEL HEATH The Institute s 2012 Rieger Graham Prize for a three month fellowship at the American Academy in Rome has been awarded to Daniel Heath Daniel completed his Bachelor of Architecture at Auburn University in 2008 and currently resides in Dallas Texas His winning proposal focuses on architecture and urban planning during the papacy of Alexander VII who in his brief twelve years as pontiff managed to have an enormous impact on the face of Rome that remains even today One of the studies he plans to explore is the notion that the papacy utilized design to create a staged effect aimed at dictating one s path and perceptions Daniel s interest lies in the time period s unmatched integration of multiple disciplines of urban planning architecture painting and sculpture as evidenced in the work of Bernini The jury is overjoyed to be able to award such a life changing prize to a gifted young architect at

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    RSS Feed Awards Prizes 2010 Rieger Graham Prize Winner Jana K Vandergoot RA The Institute s 2010 Rieger Graham Prize for a three month fellowship at the American Academy in Rome has been awarded to Jana K Vandergoot Jana s impressive portfolio and professional experience made her a standout among an exceptional pool of candidates A graduate of the University of Notre Dame BArch and a candidate for a Master of Architecture at the University of Virginia 2010 Jana has worked for Blackburn Architects PC Meditch Murphey Architects Hobbs Black Associates and is now Principal at VanderGoot Ezban Studio in Charlottesville VA Jana s professional goals and background have been greatly influenced by ancient art and architecture Her interest in Classical antiquity was cultivated during her undergraduate years at the University of Notre Dame and the study of antiquity has played a primary role in her creative development ever since Jana arrived at the American Academy in Rome on September 13 2010 and her affiliated fellowship there will last until December The focus of her winning proposal is to study the symbiosis between classical Roman architecture and ancient food trade networks In particular she will research the architecture of the

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    the wide range of his interests and his intellectual curiosity He was also our unofficial sultan of fun at the office He will undoubtedly make a wonderful contribution to life at the Academy this fall Indeed Michael s interests go beyond the realm of modern classicism and traditional architecture extending to active design drawing painting and foreign languages in particular Italian and French Jorge Silvetti his design studio professor at Harvard wrote Michael combines an impressive understanding of the principles models and design methods of classical architecture with a sophisticated awareness of complex current state of the field of architecture urbanism and design in general He states further that Michael has shown a complementary ability to address contemporary design problems with solutions grounded in timeless principles Most strikingly Professor Silvetti concluded that Michael will serve the Rieger Graham Prize with distinction not only through his research and creative work but as importantly with his ambassadorial and collegial personal traits Assuredly the jury was taken by Professor Silvetti s impassioned recommendation of Michael Rieger Graham Prize Winner Michael Harris reports on his Fellowship stay at the American Academy in Rome My stay at the Academy from September through December 2008 was fully remarkable and unforgettable For the first time I had the freedom of a blank agenda for three months to pursue work in a creative capacity What an astonishing experience to be in an environment whose purpose it is to foster ideas and motivate all of the senses Everyone at the Academy is wholly engaged and stoked about what they do and just as curious about what others are doing The indescribably talented community of fellows residents and staff the atmosphere the large white studios the bespoke Rome Food Project that feeds the community and atmosphere the Academy s resources and of course Rome itself widens the ever expanding canvas of inspiration and knowledge that overflows with the challenge of harnessing it all into focused research My work emerged in a drawing based form as an analytical research of coffered systems in Roman buildings particularly domed structures The goal of my study was to create a taxonomy of the endlessly inventive coffered ceilings in Rome by evaluating the way these systems component geometries are interlocked arrayed and composed within the context of its proprietary building My studies sought inspiration in part from Paloma Pajares s Cosmatesque Ornament and Farshid Moussavi s The Function of Ornament in that it was an exploration and analysis of a particular architectural topic with an implicit survey of exemplar and progressive works present in our world The final result included drawings in watercolor pastel and ink on boards and a meticulous sketchbook of the analytical fieldwork It was important for me to spend at least half the working day outside the Academy compound If not regarding coffered systems then creating drawings devoted to the analysis of structures in Rome that I felt had something to offer to contemporary architectural discourse The other half of my

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    follow up on the announcement in the Winter Supplement of The Forum that Tiffany Abernathy has been awarded the Institute s first Rieger Graham Prize for a three month fellowship at the American Academy in Rome Tiffany emerged from a pool of highly talented candidates persuading the jury with the depth of her portfolio and experience as well as compelling proposal of study Chaired by Richard Cameron the jury included Bill Harrison Chris Brown Adele Chatfield Taylor president of the American Academy in Rome Anne Fairfax Jacob Collins Michael Lykoudis dean of the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture and Melissa Del Vecchio A graduate of the University of Miami B Arch and Notre Dame M Arch Tiffany has spent the last several years working in London for Demetri Porphyrios and most recently John Simpson Her experience though extends far beyond the realm of modern classicism to such areas as vernacular architecture New Urbanism drawing painting and photography Most strikingly her graduate thesis which focused on the reconstruction of several blocks in Old Havana provided her with the chance to spend several months in Cuba studying the antiquities of America a project that clearly indicated her excellent research ability and drawing skills In fact it was Tiffany s maturity and breadth of experience that convinced the jury what an ideal ambassador of classicism she would be at the American Academy The purpose of the Rieger Graham Prize is to promote the work of students of classical architecture and design and to foster the continuity of knowledge of the classical tradition Tiffany s fellowship will begin in September 2006 with the goal of researching the rise of domestic building types in early sixteenth century Rome More specifically she will focus on Bramante s Palazzo Caprini a k a the House

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Awards & Prizes
    the late Charles Rieger Professor of Architecture at Columbia University Rieger bequeathed to the Institute a painting by a friend and mentor artist John D Graham female portrait Aurea Mediocritas 1952 and stipulated that the painting be sold to endow a prize in the field of classical architecture Timetable Deadline Applications for the next Rieger Graham Prize will be accepted in late 2017 Application Documents The applicant must submit a proposal for a project involving research documentation and design showing how the applicant sees fit to explore Rome in the best way possible for his her career development The foremost priority in choosing the Prize recipient will be the project s link to the opportunity to learn from Rome and its environs in situ Application documents must include Cover letter with all current contact information Application processing fee of 40 for ICAA members 25 please include a check with your application Current resume or CV describing educational credentials and related professional experience Statement of Intent a proposal not to exceed three pages in length which describes how the applicant see fit to explore Rome in the best way possible for his her career development Two 2 letters of recommendation from teachers or professionals Samples from past work no more than 20 images photographs or drawings whether accomplished in school or in the field as a practicing professional All submission materials should be placed in an 8 5 x 11 binder with sleeves Check and letters of recommendation must accompany submission If you are a member please indicate your membership number on the notes line of your check For more information please email rmcgovern classicist org Criteria In addition to the merits of the project proposal and personal credentials the jury will look for exceptional and demonstrable skill as measured by

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Awards & Prizes
    promote excellence in the classical and vernacular traditions Awards are for design and craftsmanship that contributes to these traditions in Texas and in turn builds on the legacy of John Staub The Staub Awards Jury met on September 12 2012 and arrived at the following list of Honor Award and Honorable Mention recipients The Texas Chapter extends its deep gratitude to our thoughtful jury Marc Appleton Mark Ferguson and Michael Mesko We also appreciate the participation of all who submitted projects as the jury was impressed with the high quality of work and the broad range of expression Please see the Events page at www classicist texas org for information regarding the John Staub Awards and Luncheon scheduled for Saturday October 20 at the Dallas Country Club Limited seating is still available Honor Awards Residential Architecture Over 5 000 square feet Rancho Del Cielo Culberson County Michael G Imber Architect Casa De Las Lomas Austin TX Michael G Imber Architect Boot Ranch House Fredericksburg TX Don B McDonald Architect AIA Ltd Bonney Brier Residence Gardens Curtis Windham Architects Residence Under 5 000 square feet Pedernales Ranch House Blanco County TX Don B McDonald Architect AIA Ltd Craftsmanship Paneled Dining Room

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Awards & Prizes
    Honor Award and Honorable Mention recipients The Texas Chapter extends its deep gratitude to our thoughtful jury Gary Brewer Bill Mitchell and James Strickland We also appreciate the participation of all who submitted projects as the jury was impressed with the high quality of work and the broad range of expression Honor Awards Residence Over 5 000 square feet Classical Knollwood Residence and Gardens Curtis Windham Architects Residence Over 5 000 square feet Picturesque Willowick Residence Curtis Windham Architects Residence Over 5 000 square feet Romantic A Vermont Farm Residence Ralph L Duesing Architect Residence Over 5 000 square feet Texas Vernacular Harvey Ranch House Don B McDonald Architect Residence Under 5 000 square feet Bell House Jay Baker Architects Courtyard Residence Colby Design Criner House Jay Baker Architects Restoration and or Renovation Byrd Residence Renovation Hull Homes Byrne Reed House Humanities Texas Clayton Little Architects Architecture Hacienda at Escondido Michael G Imber Architect Landscape Architecture Giardino Verde Lambert Landscape Company Paul Fields RLA ASLA Knollwood Residence and Gardens Curtis Windham Architects Interior Architecture and or Interior Design Beachtown Coastal Living Michael G Imber Architect with Susan B Bozeman Designs Inc Urban Design Olmos Park Texas Michael G Imber Architect

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Calendar
    Previous Month Next Month Breakfast and Books Series Inaugural Event with Thomas A Kligerman Wednesday March 2 2016 Read More 15th Annual McKim Lecture with Philippe de Montebello Wednesday March 16 2016 Read More Search Calendar 20 west 44th street New York NY 10036 tel 212 730 9646 fax 212 730 9649 Credits We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive educational resource for students design and building professionals and the

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