THE 2014 INAUGURAL JULIA MORGAN AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE CLASSICAL TRADITION
~ KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS ~
Andrew Skurman ~ Northern California Chapter President; National Board of Directors
Mark Ferguson ~ ICAA National, Chairman of the Board
Marc Appleton ~ Julia Morgan Awards Jury, Chair
Suzanne Tucker ~ Julia Morgan Awards Committee, Chair; National Board of Directors
Kathleen Taylor ~ Northern California Chapter Vice-President
Peter Lyden ~ ICAA National, President
~ AWARD WINNERS ~
RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE NEW - UNDER 5,000 SQ. FT.
BAR Architects/Richard Beard ~ San Francisco Dolores Heights Residence
RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE NEW - OVER 5,000 SQ. FT.
Andrew Skurman Architects ~ Anglo-Grecian Country House
RESIDENTIAL RENOVATION AND/OR ADDITION - OVER 5,000 SQ. FT.
Andrew Skurman Architects ~ Duplex Penthouse Apartment
Honorable Mention: Gordon and Greineder ~ Chez Ami
COMMERCIAL , CIVIC & INSTITUTIONAL ARCHITECTURE
Ike Kligerman Barkley with Kornberg Associates ~ John A. & Cynthia Fry Gunn Building, Stanford University
INTERIOR DESIGN & DECORATION
James Marzo Design ~ Julia Morgan Neoclassical Jewel Box
Honorable Mention: Tucker & Marks ~ Greco-Grecian Residence
Honorable Mention: The Wiseman Group ~ Pacific Heights Residence
COMMERCIAL, CIVIC & INSTITUTIONAL
Angela Free Design ~ The Julia Morgan YWCA, San Francisco
LANDSCAPE & GARDEN DESIGN
Elizabeth Everdell Garden Design ~ Atherton Residence
CRAFTSMANSHIP & ARTISANSHIP
Aedicule ~ Dolphin Table & Side Table
Honorable Mention: Philippe Grandvoinet Decorative Finishes ~ Private Residence, Powder Room & Elevator Vestibule
Honorable Mention: Stancil Studios, Inc. ~ Chinese Pavillion & Hillsborough Tudor
HISTORIC PRESERVATION & RESTORATION
Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor ~ Salon Doré
BOARD OF DIRECTORS HONOR FOR PATRONAGE
John A. & Cynthia Fry Gunn
Here at home, our education series was a great success with increased enrollment in drawing courses, outdoor sketching classes (at San Francisco City Hall) and lectures. The 2014 Annual Lecture Series wrapped its calendar with “Progressive Classicist: Arthur Brown Jr.,” and we proudly hosted national Board member Peter Pennoyer for a book signing with Anne Walker on the houses of Cross & Cross.
But the highlight so far this year was undoubtedly the inaugural Julia Morgan Awards at the Carolands. This stellar event, honoring fifteen award winners for their excellence in the contemporary practice and support of the classical traditions, was a tremendous success and a major fundraiser for the Northern California Chapter. These funds will go a long way towards our education programs, expanding our scholarship programs, and will continue to enhance our special events well into next year.
We are busy preparing our fall calendar which includes the ever invigorating Designer Day Lunch and Lecture at the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show. This year’s guest of honor is San Francisco’s 35-year design legend, Paul Vincent Wiseman, who will present a lecture entitled “Mindful Design and the Art of Storytelling”. More information on this event, as well as other exciting upcoming events, will be in our fall newsletter coming in September.
The passion and interest from our members and the generous support of our sponsors has made our Northern California chapter one of the largest and most dynamic chapters in the country. We are proud to be a part of a growing community of members who help to celebrate and promote the classical traditions in architecture and art.
We’ll see you at an upcoming event soon.
As we continue to plan our 2014 calendar, please check our website for newly announced On the Boards office tours, education classes and lectures, book signings and other first-class programming and events.
RA ICAA NoCal President
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BOOK SIGNINGS ~ Architect Peter Pennoyer and architectural historian Anne Walker, authors of the new book "New York Transformed: The Architecture of Cross & Cross", gave us a look at two of the early 1900s’ most important, but largely forgotten architects; brothers John and Eliot Cross. Counting the country’s richest and most influential figures among their clients, they tended to gravitate toward an unpretentious luxury to give a polite and historically embedded expression of their client's wealth.
EDUCATION ~ The educational programs are created with the intention of making them accessible for classical enthusiasts of all backgrounds. From ink wash rendering and watercolor, to proportions courses and drawing the classical orders, education is a vital component of the Northern California Chapter's programming each year. Whether you are an architect, a design professional, an artist, or an individual with a passion for classical architecture and the allied arts, we hope you will find a course that inspires you here.
BEST OF THE BAY AREA, CLOSING LECTURE ~ Dr. Jeffrey Tilman, architectural historian, lectured on Arthur Brown Jr., discussing his major works and the man within his architectural and social context, all highlighted in "Arthur Brown Jr.: Progressive Classicist".
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, the ICAA Northern California Chapter was proud to present our Inaugural Julia Morgan Awards. The Chapter established these awards to recognize architects and designers, artisans, students and patrons on a local level for their excellence in the contemporary practice and support of the classical traditions.
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Dear ICAA Members,
The ICAA has enjoyed a vibrant year. At the national level, we welcomed our new president, Peter Lyden, who comes to us from an illustrious career at the American Museum of Natural History. He has visited us here in Northern California and is enthusiastically promoting the mission of the ICAA throughout the country. Primary national initiatives are to restructure and improve the education programs in New York, increase exposure to the ICAA to students nationwide, and create continuing education opportunities for students online, launching this year in partnership with Boston Architectural College.