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The Traditional Architecture Group
A Linked Society of the Royal Institute of British Architects


Thursday, 15th July 2011


15th July 2011

The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, New York (ICAA) & the Traditional Architecture Group, London (TAG) announce a formal alliance


The Institute of Classical Architecture and the Art, New York (ICAA) announced today a formal alliance with the Traditional Group, London (TAG), a linked group of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

The non-profit Institute of Classical Architecture, with 15 chapters across the United States, is dedicated to advancing the classical tradition in architectural education and practice, traditional and classical architecture and urban planning. The Traditional Architecture Group is the only organisation of it’s kind in the UK with over 400 members within the RIBA community, & leading Classical and Traditional Architecture practices in the UK. Through the alliance, both organisations aim to promote shared goals through education, publication, and advocacy directed toward increasing the public understanding of architecture, urbanism and allied arts.

Peter Pennoyer, Chairman of the ICAA and Alireza Sagharchi, Chairman of TAG, said

“Our formal alliance builds upon common goals and shared objectives for creating more sustainable architecture and urbanism. Our intention is to develop initiatives linking together ideas and best practices of the United States and the United Kingdom. We are planning joint educational programs on both sides of the Atlantic including courses, symposia, drawing programs and debates. We look forward to working together on our mutual areas interests”.

Further information can be obtained on the organisation websites          


Traditional Architecture Group          

Chairman's Office                                                          
c/o 5 Stanhope Gate

Tel: 020 7306 2176
Alireza Sagharchi, TAG Chairman


Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

20 West 44th Street,
New York

Tel: (212) 730-9646 Ext. 103
Paul Gunther, ICAA President