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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Publications & Bookshop
    in conjunction with the Institute s 10th Anniversary Celebration The book features a provocative Introduction by well known architect and Dean of the Yale Architecture School Robert A M Stern Also included are several personal accounts about how the Institute began and its accomplishments over the last decade The rest of the book is devoted to a large portfolio of work created by 100 architects artists and artisans during the last ten years The portfolio is organized by location of the offices and individuals and includes the work of California architect Marc Appleton and Washington based Allan Greenberg The Allied Artists represented include David Ligare Carlo Maria Mariani and John Woodrow Kelley Our readers will find work from established and respected firms alongside those of young up and coming offices both here in the United States and abroad The spirit and ideology of our previous publications is present and perhaps is even more defined with the inclusion of many building types regional styles traditional town planning and a range of art that spans the classical spectrum Projects vary in size scope and budget but all reflect the dynamic trend toward contemporary work that is informed by history Hardcover Smyth sewn

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    which allows the ever growing body of members of the Institute to keep up with the Institute s activities as well as with each other The Forum is published twice a year To receive The Forum please join the Institute Current Issue of The Forum 2014 Fall Past Issues of The Forum 2013 Spring Summer Fall 2012 Spring Summer Fall 2011 Spring Summer Fall 2010 Spring Summer Fall 2009 Spring

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Publications & Bookshop
    leader in the publication of important books related to classical design architecture painting and sculpture The mission of the Series is to promote understanding and appreciation of classical art and architecture and encourage the application of the historical principles and techniques of the tradition in new works for our own time The intended audience of the Series includes design practitioners and students as well as the interested layman or potential patron The Series has returned to print a number of essential texts for classical art and architecture beginning with The American Vignola These have been supplemented by titles on individual architects buildings or styles presenting documentation of the models upon which new classical work will be based Fourteen books are currently in print The Series seeks to promote both historical scholarship and new classical work In addition to reprints the Series includes new titles such as the forthcoming Architecture of the Classical Interior by Steven W Semes and Monumental America by Catesby Leigh and includes examples of contemporary classical practice as illustrations in both new and reprint volumes Sculpture garden design and town planning have been under represented in titles released to date and new or reprint titles in these subjects will be actively pursued The historic commitment of the CA Series to books on painting and sculpture will continue with new and reprinted titles in these subjects In support of the teaching programs of the ICA the Series will expand its offerings of textbooks with its proposed Library of Classical Design covering composition rendering perspective and other skills in an inexpensive uniform edition The Series will solicit the views of book sellers and readers to monitor sales and more precisely identify our market The Series will continue to work with a number of publishers to obtain the most cost

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Publications & Bookshop
    left to right The idea of graphically comparing the different species of orders was expanded by later writers to form the subject of entire volumes Among the best known of these books are Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola s Regola delli Cinque Ordini d Architettura Rome 1562 and Roland Fréart de Chambray s A Parallel of the Ancient Architecture with the Modern London 1664 In 1819 Charles Pierre Joseph Normand published a new parallel featuring sixty four plates drawn in an exquisite linear technique Like Fréart s book these plates show many of the most celebrated specimens of columnar design from antiquity as well as compositions by such Renaissance masters as Vignola Palladio and Scamozzi Extremely popular Normand s version went through several editions and was translated into English and German within a few years of its original publication The translator of the German version Johann Matthaus von Mauch later brought out his own expanded edition of Normand s parallel now enlarged to one hundred plates Many of the new plates delineated by Mauch are examples of orders discovered in recent archaeological excavations of ancient Greek buildings Both versions of the book were published well into the twentieth century but eventually went out of print as interest in the classical tradition waned With the rise of a new generation of classical architects interior designers builders and patrons the demand for such a rich repository of information pertaining to the fundamental unit of classical design makes it imperative that this book be available to practitioners and students once again The Institute version of the Parallel features a suite of one hundred plates selected from the best of the earlier editions of Normand and Mauch The book also contains a new introduction discussing the critical role the orders play in the design and

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  • Institute of Classical Architecture & Art — Publications & Bookshop
    achievement and social mobility Traditional American neighborhoods provided a range of types and cost of housing all within a walking distance of daily services schools and churches This mix provided role models for success that served to inspire young people It ensured the long term stability of the community by providing life long housing options for people small inexpensive housing for those beginning their careers larger family houses when children come along smaller urban housing for empty nesters and assisted living for the elderly Studies have demonstrated that over time the social capital created in such neighborhoods is a key in community stability and the health of its residents Each house built has two roles one to provide adequate shelter and the other to become part of a neighborhood The architectural character of the exterior of the house is the most critical part of its design in fulfilling its responsibility to the community Development practices over the course of the last 60 years have eroded and in some places obliterated this great American tradition Instead of building mixed income neighborhoods we have built single income subdivisions isolated from each other While nobly motivated much of the low cost housing built in many communities has been clearly identifiable as different from other housing Public housing projects may be the most obvious example And as Habitat affiliates increase their production the challenge of striking the balance between building simple decent homes and designing homes to fit the fabric of the surrounding neighborhood intensifies Communities may resist the construction of housing that doesn t match the existing neighborhood style because they fear for their property values Therefore the goal of this Pattern Book for Neighborly Houses is to provide both an operating manual and prototype house designs that will enable Habitat for Humanity

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    Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com Secrets of Good Design for Artists Artisans and Crafters By Burl N Osburn Practical and aesthetically pleasing this meditation on the constituents of good design considers all manner of construction form and ornamentation It answers many questions about design choices from basic to specific with clear condensed and practical directions Its appeal lies chiefly in the integrity of its own design consisting of hand lettered text and pleasingly styled and proportioned illustrations Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com The Secrets of Architectural Composition By Nathaniel Cortland Curtis This classic survey addresses principles as well as practical applications of scale balance proportion and symmetry It presents detailed treatments of doors windows walls stairways columns and other features Nearly 250 line drawings by the author illustrate architectural elements from a splendid variety of periods and settings Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com The Future of the Past A Conservation Ethic for Architecture Urbanism and Historic Preservation By Steven W Semes Steven Semes book makes a case for preservation and new traditional architecture Semes argues that new buildings should pay deference to and respect their surroundings as to create harmonious compositions New traditional architecture practices recover traditional methods and historical language to redefine contemporary design The book calls in to question current methods of preservation and conservation and asks what this movement might be like in the future Semes is an associate professor and director of the Rome program at the University of Notre Dame s architecture school Additionally he has practiced architecture for over thirty years and has written several books on classical architecture Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com Edwin Howland Blashfield Master American Muralist By Mina Rieur Weiner Editor Edwin Howland Blashfield 1848 1936 rose to prominence as a muralist during the American Renaissance the period between the 1893 World s Columbian Exposition and the United States entry into World War I Blashfield s monumental work can be viewed in courthouses state capitols churches universities museums and other places across the United States New scholarship highlights Blashfield s contributions to the beauty of civic spaces and his lasting influence on public art in America Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com The Study of Architectural Design By John F Harbeson with a new Introduction by John Blatteau and Sandra Tatman The only text in English that describes step by step the system of architectural education developed in France and commonly known as the Beaux Arts method as it was adapted and refined to suit the structure and demands of American schools of architecture Until the late 1940s this system was used to train every architect in America Students and practitioners can now recover the classic course of study for use today from the making of the initial sketch through development to the rendering of the project for presentation to clients Click for more information or

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    illustrating Scott s thesis Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 08 Man As Hero The Human Figure in Western Art By Pierce Rice A seminal study by a superb teacher critic painter and founder of Classical America Rice s book underscores the central importance of the human figure in all its various types poses and characters in the mainstream tradition of Western painting and sculpture Lauded by Tom Wolfe this book is a gem in the literature of classical art Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 09 Greek and Roman Architecture in Classic Drawings By Hector d Espouy An outstanding resource for accurate drawings and details of the principal ancient monuments and their ornament this volume is also an unparalleled collection of artistry in watercolor wash rendering by students at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and the French Academy in Rome Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 10 Monumental Classic Architecture in Great Britain and Ireland By Albert E Richardson This valuable compilation of measured drawings and vintage photographs documents monuments of British and Irish architecture including familiar works of Chambers Soane and Cockerell as well as less well known buildings by Inwood Gandy and Elmes Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 11 Student s Edition of the Monograph of the Work of McKim Mead White 1879 1915 By NA This abridged edition of the classic monograph includes the measured drawings from the original folios at reduced scale for convenient reference An unparalleled resource for anyone interested in the most impressive body of work in American architecture including such monuments as New York s Pennsylvania Station the Boston Public Library and the campus of Columbia University Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 12 The Library of Congress Its Architecture and Decoration By John Young Cole Editor and Henry Hope Reed Editor An expanded version of the original Classical America edition this beautiful volume highlights the superb decorative painting and sculpture that places this building among the greatest achievements in American art and architecture Superb photographs by Anne Day culminate in an extensive illustrated glossary Essays by Henry Hope Reed Pierce Rice and others put the building and its contributing artists in context Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 15 The Elements of Classical Architecture By Georges Gromort This essential portfolio of measured drawings and photographs illustrates many of the most important models of classical design from the Parthenon to the Petit Trianon The informative text by a leading professor at the Ecole des Beaux Arts Paris is supplemented by valuable essays by Henry Hope Reed Richard Franklin Sammons and Steven W Semes Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 16 Palaces of the Sun King Versailles Trianon Marly The Chateaux of Louis XIV By Bernd Dams and Andrew Zega A sumptuous volume of exquisite watercolor renderings and line drawings this book illustrates the principal constructions of Louis XIV at Versailles and Marly including the authors graphic reconstructions of structures no longer standing The abundance of ornament is especially apparent in this celebration of the grandeur of high French classicism Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 16 Bricks and Brownstone By Charles Lockwood The author presents the history design and continuing importance of the New York townhouse as a building type and a constituent of a lively urbanism The book showcases the variety of styles and levels of sophistication found across a century or more of development and experimentation and offers guidance to the preservationist and restorer Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 18 The Architecture of the Classical Interior By Steven W Semes A ground breaking thematic study of the architectural design of rooms in the classical tradition this new volume features interiors from antiquity to the present from monumental to modest in scale and both public and private in character From general principles to particular elements such as ceilings wall treatments the orders doors and windows stairs casework etc the book embraces architecture interior design and the decorative arts Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 19 Classical Architecture For 21st Century By J Francois Gabriel A practical text for learning how to design buildings in the classical tradition today This book is an exceptionally approachable thorough informative guide to the theory and technique of designing classical buildings as taught by a graduate of the École des Beaux Arts Generously illustrated with sketches freehand diagrams renderings and photographs the book gives a lively contemporary reality to what sometimes seems a remote subject Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 20 The United States Capitol It s Architecture and Decoration By Henry Hope Reed An inspiring panorama of our nation s greatest classical building this new volume also showcases the building s painted and sculpted decoration Featured are architects William Thornton Charles Bulfinch Benjamin Latrobe and Thomas Walter patron Montgomery Meigs muralist Constantino Brumidi and sculptor Thomas Crawford among others Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 21 Arthur Brown Jr Progressive Classicist By Jeffrey T Tilman The first full study of the life and career of architect Arthur Brown Jr 1874 1957 This book examines Arthur Brown Jr s achievements within their architectural and social context and details the development of his major works including San Francisco s City Hall the Labor ICC complex at the Federal Triangle in Washington D C and many other civic commercial religious academic and residential buildings Click for more information or to purchase on Amazon com 22 Classical Swedish Architecture Interiors 1650 1830 By Johan Cederlund The beautiful often breathtakingly lavish architecture and interiors of Sweden between the 1600s and early 1800s have been among the art world s best kept secrets Overshadowed by the high profile splendors of Italy and France Sweden s majestic palaces stately

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    Classical America Series in Art and Architecture The Institute Series of Architectural Books Habitat Pattern Book 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 Publications Bookshop The Hudson River Valley at The Classicist BookShop Newest Additions The Hudson River Valley Architecture General Collection Cultural and Historical Guides and Pictorials General Traveler Guides Gregory

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