Architecture student awarded ICAA fellowship for summer program

May 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Architecture student awarded ICAA fellowship for summer program

Scott Polley, entering fifth-year architecture student, has been awarded an Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) Fellowship for the institute’s summer program in New York City.

Polley was one of 18 students selected out of 50 applicants.

The ICAA Summer Studio in Classical Architecture is a four-week, immersive program introducing students to skills, knowledge and resources essential to the practice and appreciation of classical design.

Students build a foundation in classical Architectural Design and Composition, the Elements of the Classical Language, Proportion, the Literature of Classical Design, Drawing & Rendering, and Traditional Materials.

Alumni, ICAA to host event in Natchez

May 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Alumni, ICAA to host event in Natchez

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Alumnus publishes book, works to form ICAA chapter in Mississippi

March 22nd, 2013 Comments Off on Alumnus publishes book, works to form ICAA chapter in Mississippi

Tracy Ward, a 1987 graduate of the School of Architecture, recently published the first volume in a series of books that will trace the history of county courthouses. Historic Courthouse Architecture of Mississippi will be available by the end of March 2013.

Ward, a registered architect and architectural historian, will sign copies of his book at the 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Mississippi Petrified Forest in Flora on April 6.

Volume two in the series, which will feature Alabama’s historic courthouses, is expected to be completed in the fall.

Ward is also the chairman of the Mississippi Committee of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA). Currently part the Southeast Chapter based in Atlanta, Ward is working hard to form an independent chapter in the state in the near future.

ICAA is a national organization based in New York City. The ICAA is the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the practice and appreciation of the classical tradition in architecture and the allied arts. ICAA fulfills its mission through four program areas: education, publications, awards and advocacy. Membership includes professionals such as architects, landscape architects, interior designers, as well as builders, craftsmen and general members of the community.

For more information about Ward’s activities to form an ICAA chapter in Mississippi, visit https://www.facebook.com/ICAA.MS

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