Eva Franch i Gilabert is the preferred candidate for new Director

The AA Search Committee is delighted to announce the result of the ballot for the preferred candidate for new Director.

The AA School Community, comprised by students, academic and admin staff and members of Council has elected Eva Franch i Gilabert the winner, from a short-list of three candidates, by a majority vote of 67%, representing the highest majority received in a contested election since 1990.

A total of 876 members of the School Community voted, giving an election turnout of 81.3%, one of the highest levels of participation in Director elections over the last 30 years. Following this election result, the AA Council will carry out final contractual negotiations and formally announce the appointment of the new AA Director.

AA Interprofessional Studio Performance - Organised by AAIS Art of Resistance – The Walk - AA Barrel Vault - 23/3/2018 - 18:30

Full schedule of upcoming Events

The Baltic Material Assemblies - AA Gallery and RIBA - 01/03/2018 - 25/03/2018 Monday to Friday 10:00 - 19:00, Saturday 10:00-17:00
For RIBA hours visit https://www.architecture.com/whats-on/baltic-material-assemblies

Travelling Scholarships

Submission deadline for KOHN PEDERSEN FOX TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP 2018 - 12PM, Monday, 26 March 2018, submissions to the director's office.
Submission deadline for RIBA NORMAN FOSTER TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP 2018 - 12PM, Wednesday 18 April 2018, Submissions to the director's office.
Submission requirements and eligibility.


CULTURAL ASSEMBLING - Mauricio Jumpa, a student of the AA Visiting School El Alto 2018 discusses the new Visiting School in Bolivia led by AA graduates Sabrina Morreale and Lorenzo Perri that looks at Cultural Assembling as a means to generate new forms of architecture.

AA Files 75

Contributions by by Freya Wigzell, Kristina Jaspers, Claire Zimmerman, Laila Seewang, Roberta Marcaccio, Rebecca Siefert, Shantel Blakely, Francesco Zuddas, Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Victor Plahte Tschudi, Francisco González de Canales, Ross Anderson, Salomon Frausto, Theo Crosby, Marco Biraghi and Zoë Slutzky, together with a personal reminiscence by Nigel Coates and a conversation between Thomas Daniell and Shin Takamatsu. Purchase AA Files Online

Open Jury, Diploma 11 and Intermediate 3

Our admissions office is open all year round for any enquiries and further information.

All prospective students are invited to submit an application for the 2018/19 academic year. Please see the Undergraduate Application and Graduate Application pages for further details, entry requirements and the online forms.

Undergraduate School – official deadlines closed but late applications welcome
Graduate School – official deadlines closed but late applications welcome

AA Summer School London


In a world made up of an endless assemblage of bits, bytes and fragments, architects are empowered with the skills and creativity to conceive of and build worlds that connect and unify. Come design them and make connections with us this summer! summerschool.aaschool.ac.uk

MARS 2.0

Jordan - MARS 2.0 - 24/6/2018–3/7/2018 - Deadline: 10/6/2018

Make global discoveries & connections at AA Visiting Schools around the world.

See the Visiting School prospectus.

aarchitecture 33

AArchitecture is published every term, edited and written by the AA Community. Contributors: Pete Jiadong Qiang, David Flook, Ana Araujo, George Jepson, Claire Potter, Ruth Oldham, Max Worrell, Christian Parreno, Penelope Haralambidou, James Mak, Kanyaphorn Kaewprasert, David Greene, Patricia de Souza Leão Müller Editors:Sensy Mania, Emily Priest

The Architectural Association, Inc. is a Registered Charity Incorporated as a Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No.171402. Registered office: 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES, 020 7887 4000

Click here to read the AA’s latest review report.

Click here to read the AA’s latest action plan.