Tag Archives: John Margolis

ICAA chapter fetes 10th

A lot of water flows under a bridge, however ornate, in a decade. For the New England chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, its first ten years have seen much success, and its board, on which I … Continue reading

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Doric column on ArchiCAD

I suppose that while everyone is discussing Le Corbusier, it may not be inappropriate to discuss in this corner another arguably deplorable machine, computer-aided design (CAD). John Margolis, the recently resigned president of the ICAA’s New England chapter who moved … Continue reading

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ICAA Northshore splash

Northshore, the stylish monthly of the shore north of Boston, has a spread in its October issue on the New England chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. It’s an interesting think piece by Jeff Harder, with illustrations … Continue reading

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Trad building conference 4

Of course, what would these affairs be without the schmoozing with friends, and the renewal of old and forging of new professional relationships? To my retiring nature these affairs would be perfectly marvelous, yet even I found myself luxuriating in … Continue reading

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Upcoming classical architecture dates

Here, briefly, are a number of upcoming events sponsored (or not) by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Details and registration, where applicable, are here. Wednesday, March 26 – The inaugural Boston Design Week, beginning the 20th,¬†features a panel … Continue reading

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Remansioning a Back Bay mansion

The Ames-Webster Mansion, on Dartmouth Street in Boston’s Back Bay, will soon be renovated. A press release forwarded to me by John Margolis, president of the New England chapter (on whose board I sit) of the Institute of Classical Architecture … Continue reading

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