April 15, 2023
Introduction to Architectural Proportion with Rachel Fletcher
Christ Church Neighborhood House
20 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
ICAA Members: $50 | General Admission: $75 | Students: $40
This course provides a fundamental introduction to architectural proportion, emphasizing the art of geometric proportion. Students will learn design techniques, practice drawing, and study the congruous proportions of famous classical architects such as Andrea Palladio and Thomas Jefferson.
Eligible for three AIA credits.
8.5″ x 11″ to 11″ x 14″ unlined drawing paper
Drawing pencils (HB, H or F weight)
Red and/or blue colored pencils
Tracing paper (12″ roll)
6” bow compass and extra leads
Drafting tape or dots
Lead pointer or sandpaper block or small piece of fine sandpaper
Drawing tables not required — any flat surface will do.
Fletcher’s book Infinite Measure is highly recommended, though not essential for the class. Available at infinitemeasure.com/publications/infinite-measure