Declarations, Charters and Manifestos of Modern Classical and Traditional Architecture

Cover of An Architecture For Our Time: The New Classicism by Charles Siegel.

Here below are links to different declarations, charters, manifestos and short treatises about modern classical and traditional architecture. Please advise me of others and I will add them to this list.

2013, A Treatise on Modern Architecture by George Saumarez Smith, RIBA: http://astore.amazon.com/christinefran-20/detail/1905622503

2010, What Makes a Building Classical by Dino Marcantonio: http://blog.marcantonioarchitects.com/what-makes-a-building-classical/

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Robert Adam speaks: On the Nature of Tradition and Innovation

Dean Mark Gelernter, architect Robert Adam and Contemporary Traditional Architecture Initiatives director Christine G. H. Franck.

Dean Mark Gelernter, architect Robert Adam and Contemporary Traditional Architecture Initiatives director Christine G. H. Franck.

I was so pleased to have the great British architect Robert Adam come to Denver to deliver a lecture for the Contemporary Traditional Architecture Initiatives at the University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture and Planning this past spring. Many thanks to the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Rocky Mountain Chapter for their generous support!

Watch the video here: http://vimeo.com/92758695

Léon Krier on The Architecture of Community

ICAA Rocky Mountain Chapter President Don Ruggles, Irene Stillman, Leon Krier, Contemporary Traditional Architecture Initiatives director Christine Franck, ICAA Rocky Mountain Chapter secretary Tom Matthews on Leon Krier's visit to Denver.

ICAA Rocky Mountain Chapter President Don Ruggles, Irene Stillman, Leon Krier, Contemporary Traditional Architecture Initiatives director Christine Franck, ICAA Rocky Mountain Chapter secretary Tom Matthews on Leon Krier’s visit to Denver.

This spring, the Contemporary Traditional Architecture Initiatives at the University of Colorado Denver hosted Léon Krier for our inaugural lecture at the University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture and Planning, Many thanks to the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Rocky Mountain Chapter for their generous support in making this lecture possible. A standing room only crowd attended the lecture!

Watch the video here: 

Lecture Video: New Traditional Architecture and Urbanism

Please enjoy my lecture on New Traditional Architecture and Urbanism, introducing the history and themes of this emerging trend in today’s architecture and urban design. Many thanks to the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Rocky Mountain Chapter for sponsoring my lecture, to the University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture and Planning for hosting the lecture, and to Students for Classical Architecture CU Denver for their volunteer work at the lecture. Enjoy and please feel free to share!

New Traditional Architecture and Urbanism Lecture.

Franck lectures at the College of Architecture and Planning

Franck lectures at the College of Architecture and Planning

Franck to lecture on New Traditional Architecture and Urbanism in Denver ~ March 4, 2014

Please join me TOMORROW, Tuesday evening, March 4th, in Denver for my lecture on “New Traditional Architecture and Urbanism” graciously sponsored by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art – Rocky Mountain Chapter and hosted at the CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning in the 2nd floor gallery.

Further information is here: http://classicist-rmc.org/christine-franck. We’ll have a brief reception at 5:30pm with my lecture beginning at 6pm.

Franck Lecture

Columns & Coffee on Colorado & Co.

It was a pleasure to appear on Colorado & Co., a local magazine-style show that airs live in Denver and across Colorado on Channel 9, KUSA-TV from 10-11am on weekdays to promote the ICAA Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Columns & Coffee tours! We’ll be appearing again soon to talk about the chapter’s already sold out tour of the Anschutz Collection at the American Museum of Western Art, led by the museum’s esteemed curator, Darlene Dueck. Tune in, February 18th to learn more about this important collection.

Thanks, Houzz, for featuring a Christine G. H. Franck design!

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