NOTICE OF ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that an Ordinary General Meeting of the Registered Members (“Council”) of the Architectural Association, Inc. will be held at 32 Bedford Square, First Floor Back, London, WC1 on Monday, 22 September 2014 at 6:30 p.m. to transact the following business:

TO BE PROPOSED AS ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS:

1) The Terms of Reference for the Academic Board of the AA School of Architecture, as endorsed by the Members of the General Purposes Committee.

2) The Terms of Reference for the Building Committee of the Architectural

Association (Inc), as endorsed by the Members of the Building Committee.

PROXIES

A member entitled to attend and vote at the meeting convened by this notice is entitled to appoint a proxy to exercise his/her rights to attend, speak and vote at the meeting. In accordance with Article 31 of the Articles of Association, no person shall be appointed a proxy except a Registered Member. The instrument appointing a proxy shall be deposited at the registered office of the Association not less than forty-eight hours before the time for holding the meeting or adjourned meeting, as the case may be, at which the person named in such instrument proposed to vote. The appointment of a proxy does not preclude a member from subsequently attending and voting at the meeting in person if s/he so wishes.

Date Submitted: 1/9/2014

Summer Vacation

Please note: AA premises will be closed from Saturday 16 August to Monday 25 August 2014 (inclusive). 

Date Submitted: 14/8/2014

Student Loans update

Continuing Students: 2014/2015

Please note that continuing students (students who have already been registered at the AA and been in receipt of a Student Loan) are now able to apply for the 2014/2015 Academic Year.

New Students: 2014/2015

Please note that new students are unable to apply to the Student Finance England (Student Loan Company) for Tuition Fee Loans/Living Expenses (if applicable) at the present time. The AA, as an alternative provider, is awaiting confirmation from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills that the reapplication for student loan status has been approved. The School is hoping that this confirmation will be received very soon and this notice will be amended accordingly.

Date Submitted: 31/7/2014

Library Catalogue will not be available 29th July to  31st July.

Due to essential maintenance on the servers

Date Submitted: 18/7/2014

Submission deadline for Media Architecture Biennale 2014 - July 20th

Members of the AA School community are invited to submit papers for the Media Architecture Biennale in Aarhus, Denmark.

Further details www.mab14.org

SUBMISSION DETAILS
The conference invites research presentations from both academia and industry:

* We invite both short and long papers. Submitted papers should be a maximum of four and ten pages in length, for short and long papers respectively, in ACM format (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates).

* The papers should clearly explain the research question addressed, research methods and tasks, findings or results, and contributions of the work. Papers should also provide sufficient background and related work to situate and contextualize the authors’ work within the greater body of research.

* Submissions should consist of original work not previously published or concurrently under consideration for any other conference, workshop, journal, or other publication with an ISBN, ISSN or DOI number.

* Contribution statement on EasyChair: Authors must provide a 30-word contribution statement for their paper upon submission (add this after the abstract in the abstract field). The contribution statement should explain the contribution made by the paper to the Media Architecture community.  

* Anonymous peer-review: Papers will be peer-reviewed by multiple members of a program committee consisting of experts in a range of disciplines that shape media architecture.

Date Submitted: 16/7/2014

Student Assistant Required for Visiting School Office

Student Assistant required to assist with administrative work in the AA's Visiting School office starting from 23rd July (or earlier) until September. 
 
Please e-mail Andrea in the Visiting School on visitingschool@aaschool.ac.uk if you are interested or call her on 0207 887 4014.
Date Submitted: 16/7/2014

AArchitecture Call for Submissions

The AA Editorial Team are interested in your ideas on the next AArchitecture issues theme: Health and Safety. Be it an account of the smog over the terrace, about power tools + fashion, or your five year plan for sleep-walking: how does a school of architecture take care? Currently in the process of gathering content, our inbox will be open until the 25 July. Please submit a 100 word-proposal to aarchitecture@aaschool.ac.uk outlining your article, drawing, survey, diagram, critique or plain good advice: any format will be considered. If selected, the final piece will be due on the 28 July.

Date Submitted: 7/7/2014

Scholarships available for Bilbao Visiting School

Computing Topos III - 23 July - 5 August 2014

http://bilbaosansebastian.aaschool.ac.uk

Please send a maximum 4 A3 page and 5meg portfolio before the 7th of July to:

BilbaoSanSebastian@aaschool.ac.uk

Date Submitted: 3/7/2014

The AA Bookshop will be closed for an annual stock take from Monday 28th July - Friday 1st August inclusive

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Date Submitted: 1/7/2014

6 Philips Scholarships for Madrid Visiting School - Deadline 26th June

Philips will cover 60% of the inscription fee for the best 6 applicants. Submit your CV and portfolio before 26th June to madrid@aaschool.ac.uk.

Full details of lectures at http://madrid.aaschool.ac.uk

Date Submitted: 19/6/2014

10 Free Tickets for AA Students to The Secret Life of Buildings: Salon with Tom Wilkinson & Tom Campbell

In partnership with The London Festival of Architecture

Tuesday 24th June 6pm at 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP

10 free tickets for students on a first come first serve basis - email roberta.jenkins@aaschool.ac.uk

Student tickets £6 including wine.

www.bloomsburyinstitute.com

www.londonfestivalofarchitecture.org

Twitter @BloomsburyInst , http://tinyurl.com/mdwhpg5.

 

Date Submitted: 12/6/2014

Graduate School Final Juries Week 8


Tue 17 June

10.00 MA HCT Reviews
Invited critics: Fakhry Akkad, Fabrizio Ballabio, Monia De Marchi, Tina Di Carlo, Brian Hatton, Felipe Hernandez, Sofia Psarra and programme staff

 

Wed 18 June

10.00 Emtech End of Year Jury
Jurors include Martha Tsigkari, Ryan Dillon, Brendon Carlin, Jeroen van Ameijde, Manja van de Worp, Axel Koerner and Emtech staff
32 Second Floor Back

14.00 Landscape Urbanism End of Year Jury
Jurors include Caterina Padoa Schioppa, Teresa Stoppani, Jeff Turko and LU staff
33 First Floor Back

14.00 MArch Design and Make Phase 1 Final Jury 
32 First Floor Back


Thu 19 June

10.00 AADRL End of Year Jury 
Day 1 Agenda: Behavioural Complexity
Invited Critics: Marta Malé Alemany, Werner Sobek, Brett Steele, Mark Cousins, Marjan Colletti
AADRL Studio


Fri 20

10.00 AADRL End of Year Jury 
Day 2 Agenda: Behavioural Complexity
Invited Critics: Marta Malé Alemany, Werner Sobek, Brett Steele, Mark Cousins, Marjan Colletti
AADRL Studio

1.00 MPhil in Architecture (Projective Cities) Phase 1 Final Review 
32 First Floor Back

2.00 AAIS Final Jury 
Jurors include Prof Heide Hagebölling-Eisenbeis, Ron Rotholz and Greer Crawley
33 First Floor Front


Date Submitted: 12/6/2014

Projects Review 2014

Tickets and Invitations 

AA students and staff can pick up invitations to the Projects Review opening and Members’ Evening from Reception from Monday 9 June. Members’ invitations will be posted or emailed.

Graduation Ceremony 

Graduating students may collect their tickets for the ceremony from the Membership Office from Monday
23 June, 10-6. Each graduating student is entitled to up to two complimentary tickets and may purchase up to three additional tickets at £30 each. To book: memberevents.aaschool.ac.uk

Collection of Work 

All work, images and models, must be clearly labelled on the reverse side with name and unit. No work can be removed from the exhibition while it is open. Work can be collected from Monday 21 July. All work must be removed from AA premises no later than Friday 25 July (with the exception of work in the Lecture Hall and Jury Rooms, which must be removed by Tuesday 22 July). The AA accepts no responsibility for work not claimed by this date.

Private View 

Friday 27 June, 6.30–8.30
The exhibition is open from Saturday 28 June to Saturday 19 July. Monday to Friday 10.00 to 7.00, Saturday 28 June 1.00 to 5.00, Saturdays 5, 12, 19 July 10.00 to 5.00. The Projects Review book will be on sale at a special price at the private view.

AA Members’ Evening 

Private opening, Projects Review
Monday 30 June, 6.00
See memberevents.aaschool.ac.uk

Date Submitted: 12/6/2014

Free tickets for AA Students for Wren Lecture 2014. part of the London Festival of Architecture. 11 June 2014

7pm St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street

For information about the event please visit and email for free tickets:
 
 
Date Submitted: 11/6/2014
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