Please join Madeline Stuart for an afternoon of tea and Bhutanese architecture

For many of us the definition of classical architecture connotes the teachings of Vitruvius, Palladio, Wren, and the various architects whose work exemplifies those principals. But the classical architecture of western civilization has little bearing on what might be considered classic when applied to the style of traditional Bhutanese architecture. Please join us in welcoming […]

Suzanne Tucker Lecture

Please join the ICAA Southern California in welcoming interior designer Suzanne Tucker for a behind-the-scenes exploration of one of her recent projects, an Italian Renaissance–style palazzo in San Francisco. From concept to completion, from inspiration to reality, it truly took a village to reimagine the property and endow the house and garden with new life […]

Tradition Meets Modernity: The Southern California Legacy of Frances Elkins

The ICAA Southern California is pleased to welcome Scott Powell in conversation on his new monograph: Tradition Meets Modernity: The Southern California Legacy of Interior Designer Frances Elkins Please join us for cocktails and conversation on this ground-breaking female designer, who Billy Baldwin called “the most creative designer we ever had.” In this presentation, writer […]

Wade Graham Lecture

Please join us in welcoming Wade Graham for a lecture on Classical Gardens in Arid Climates Wade will explore the roots of classical gardens in the Ancient World, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, before looking at more recent historical examples, especially in the Americas. Classical garden design evolved in good part as a practical […]

An Evening celebrating Thomas Proctor: Classical Houses

For three decades Los Angeles architect Thomas Proctor has created a distinctive body of work in the classical tradition, work notable for its poetry, grace and mastery of detail. To introduce his first book, Thomas Proctor: Classical Houses, recently published by Rizzoli New York, Proctor will speak on classicism and its traditions as a source […]