Introduction to Architectural Proportion Video Series
ICAA, The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, is proud to present their Introduction to Architectural Proportion Video Series, which is offered as part of the 2020 Driehaus Summer Studio Retrospective, a four-week series of daily online content inspired by the ICAA’s Summer Studio in Classical Architecture program and the many students who have been impacted through its unique course of study,
The ICAA expresses gratitude to The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust for its sponsorship.
About Introduction to Architectural Proportion
The Introduction to Architectural Proportion Video Series offers a fundamental introduction to the art of geometric proportion and provides architects and visual designers of all disciplines with geometric methods for composing harmonious spaces and places. Students will learn design techniques, practice drawing, and study the congruous proportions of famous architects and artists such as Andrea Palladio and Thomas Jefferson.
About Instructor Rachel Fletcher
Rachel Fletcher is the author of Infinite Measure: Learning to Design in Geometric Harmony with Art, Architecture, and Nature. She was the creator/curator of the museum exhibits “Infinite Measure,” “Design by Nature,” and “Harmony by Design: The Golden Mean” and the author of the latter’s exhibit catalog. For her significant contributions to conservation and civic improvements, she has received an Environmental Merit Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, citations from the Garden Club of America, and the National Urban Hometown River Award in Grassroots Activism from American Rivers, among other honors.
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art [ICAA] is a nonprofit membership organization committed to promoting and preserving the practice, understanding, and appreciation of classical design. Find out how about membership HERE.
There are no prerequisites to take part in this series. Course content is suitable for those with limited exposure to drawing with compass and rule.
[FYI: This article is updated as the videos are released.]