How then did classicism remain relevant for over two millennia, and how can it continue its relevance today? The essence of classicism is a reverence for the archaic. It is relevant because it evolves to meet new programmatic challenges and to take advantage of new technologies and materials.
Session 1: Progressing Classicism with Aaron Helfand
4:30-6:30 pm; Fee: $35
This design talk focuses on the historical evolution of classical architecture relative to technological advancement and will demonstrate how the evolutionary process continues in the 21st century.
Session 2: Practical Classicism with John Tittman
7:00-9:00 pm; Fee: $35
While architectural classicism celebrates the highest achievements in artistry, it remains a practical art. This design talk examines the intersection of artistry and function, showing how classicism developed, as a response to basic problems of building construction and maintenance. The talk will highlight solutions that remain especially useful to architects and builders today.