“No matter how grand the house, it is first and foremost a stage on which real human beings play out their lives.”
FROM THE FORWARD OF
American Splendor: The Residential Architecture of Horace Trumbauer
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the practice and appreciation of the classical tradition in architecture and the allied arts. The ICAA fulfills this mission through education, publications, awards and advocacy partnering with diverse organizations throughout the region.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the ICAA’s Trumbauer Awards recognize the work of individuals and firms that preserve and advance classical tradition in the region and are named for Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938), internationally renowned, native Philadelphia architect and celebrates contemporary classical projects that express the breadth and inclusiveness celebrated in Trumbauer’s expansive work.