Late May Bank Holiday closure notice

All premises in 32-39 Bedford Square and 4 & 16 Morwell Street will be closed on Monday 30 May.

Date Submitted: 18/5/2016

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, 6 June 2016 at 6:30 p.m. to transact the following business:

TO BE PROPOSED AS ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS:

1) The Council shall delegate signatory authority powers with regard to the existing
banking facilities for AA (Inc.) as follows:

  • "B" signatories for amounts up to £9,999.99 (or equivalent) to paid members of staff (to be named at the table); and
  • "A" signatories for amounts of £10,000 (or equivalent) or more to paid members of staff and members of Council (to be named at the table).

2) The Council shall appoint a Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee (to be named at the table).

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 three 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: 17/5/2016

2 positions available at Steven Chilton Architects for the summer period

SCA | Steven Chilton Architects are currently looking for 2 talented and enthusiastic students or graduates to work on an exciting international design competition for 2-3 months this summer.

Minimum requirements:

-Excellent Rhino,3d Max, AutoCAD,Photoshop,InDesign and Illustrator skills
-Excellent design, 3d modelling and presentation skills
-Fluency in spoken English

Good Grasshopper skills would be advantageous
 
Please send CV's to steven@sca.design
www.sca.design
 
n.b.these are short term contracts with remuneration subject to negotiation.

Date Submitted: 16/5/2016

Renzo Piano Building Workshop Internship Genoa - 2016-17

Deadline for Applications Tuesday 31 May 5pm

Internship applications are now being accepted for the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. One internship will be filled by a 2016 AA Diploma graduate (Part 2). The internship includes a €8,500 scholarship paid by the Foundation at the outset of a six-month internship in the Genoa office.

Current fifth year students interested in applying and with permission to work in the EU should submit their application pack – including a sample A4 portfolio of student work and a statement on why/how interests would be furthered by experience in the workshop – to the Director’s Office no later than 5pm on Tuesday 31 May. All applicants should be prepared to begin the six-month internship in Genoa on 1 September 2016.

Date Submitted: 12/5/2016

Internships available at Büro Ole Scheeren's Berlin office for year-out students

The Berlin office of Büro Ole Scheeren are currently offering full-time Architectural Internships for year-out students. They are looking for students who are enthusiastic and seek international experience in a thought-provoking environment. 

Minimum requirements:
- Enrollment in a degree programme for architecture or urban planning
- Strong graphic and design talent
- Excellent model making skills
- Excellent AutoCAD, 3D Max, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign skills
- Fluency in spoken English

Please contact employment@buro-os.com specifying Berlin Internship as the email subject. 

Date Submitted: 11/5/2016

Result of the Election of Officers and Council 2016/2017

As previously reported, there were seven vacancies among the ordinary membership of Council, with thirteen candidates competing for those vacancies. For the first time in at least 10 years, the elections resulted in a tie for one of those vacancies. In accordance with the AA’s by-laws, a vote of the members in attendance at the 9 May 2016 Ordinary General Meeting was taken, resulting in the confirmed election of Victoria Thornton to the AA Council.

The complete results of the election for the 2016/17 session of Council is thus:

President David Porter*

Hon. Vice President Joanna Chambers*

Hon. Vice President Richard Patterson*

Hon. Secretary Marko Milovanovic*

Hon. Treasurer Vicky Richardson*

Past President Paul Warner*

Ordinary Members

John Andrews*

Oliver Domeisen

Catherine du Toit*

David Gloster*

Christine Hawley

Patty Hopkins*

Robert Mull*

Elsie Owusu

Carlos Peters*

Rory Sherlock

Victoria Thornton*

Jane Wernick

* Newly elected 2016/17.

Date Submitted: 11/5/2016

INSPIRELI AWARDS COMPETITION 2016

Submission Requirements 

International social network INSPIRELI kicks off the 2nd annual INSPIRELI AWARDS competition for students and graduates of architecture and design under the age of 35. Attendants may enter the contest from May 1, 2016 until November 30, 2016 by uploading photographs or visualizations of their work on INSPIRELI website and by nominating 3 of them for the competition.

Sign up page for student available at http://www.inspireli.com/en/awards/


Jury and Prizes

Submissions will be judged by 25 prestigious architects and designers from 6 different continents as well as registered users of the social network. Only the 50 best-rated images will make it through to the finals for voting.

The first place winner will receive the “Wings to the Future” trophy, designed by renowned architect Bořek Šípek, an Apple IPad and other prizes. Second and third place winners will receive various prizes, including Apple IPads and professional graphic software. An additional public’s choice prize will be given to the submission with the highest number of votes from INSPIRELI users.

 

About INSPIRELI

INSPIRELI is an international global social network for architects, designers and home design fans. Users may browse, share and comment on thousands of photographs, communicating with each other and establishing contacts. INSPIRELI provides an ideal platform to present and share ideas for architects and designers.

On its 1st edition in 2015, the annual INSPIRELI AWARDS became one of the most successful competitions for talented young architects and designers. According to the organizers, “we managed to address more than 250 competitors from 45 universities in 25 countries; and that was only the first edition,” explains Ing. Karel Smejkal, Ph.D., president of the competition and co-founder of INSPIRELI. “As most architecture and design students around the world have similar questions with regards to professional representation, we expect a higher number of competitors this year.” said Karel Smejkal.   

Date Submitted: 10/5/2016

3rd and 5th Year Technical Studies High Passes 2016

The following students have been awarded a high pass for Technical Studies

TS3 (3rd Year) Design Project:

Inter 1
Jiehui CHEN
Christoph Heinz LENHART

Inter 3
Federico FAULI
Mikolaj KARCZEWSKI

Inter 5
Mizue KATAYMA
Paolo Emilio PISANO

Inter 6
Shu Kui LEE
Laura Maria VITZTHUM

Inter 8
May Ambre IBENTOUMERT

Inter 9
Antonin HAUTEFORT
Fabienne Nathalie TJIA
Henry Si Yuan NGO ***With Distinction***

Inter 10
Eyal AMSILI GIOVANETTI
Michael HO
Hana SHOKR

Inter 11
Ana Marianne WAHLSTEN

Inter 14
Cho Ying Lydia LIU

 

TS5 (5th Year) Design Thesis:

 
Diploma 1
Sho ITO  
Chek Nam Addison YICK 

Diploma 2
Norine YIN LOK CHU
Samuel ESSES
Steven PRICE
Michael Franz Filip WESTERLUND 

Diploma 4
Susan SUI SUM LI
Gulsah UNAL 

Diploma 5
Albane DUVILLIER 

Diploma 6 
Eleonore AUDI
Natali MARKANTONATOU 

Diploma 7
Ferghus RAFTERY 

Diploma 8
Frederique PARASKEVAS 

Diploma 9
Felix BRINKHEGE
Despoina Marousa (Maridia) KAFETZOPOULU
Andra Miruna MAZILU
Mark MCGLYNN
Sabrina MONREALE 

Diploma 11
Theclalin CHEUNG 
Lena EMANUELSEN  *** With Distinction***
Kai CHING LEUNG 

Diploma 13
Alex Butterworth 

Diploma 14
Michela BONOMO
Sorina Ana SIDDALL 

Diploma 16
Kerry Jo-Anne DICKINSON 

Diploma 17
Naida ILJAZOVIC 

Diploma 18
Bianca Elena MOLDOBEANU

Date Submitted: 6/5/2016

AA Writing Prize Winners 2016

Date Submitted: 5/5/2016

The AA writing Prize for First year and Intermediate School, and the Dennis Sharp Award for excellence in writing in the Diploma School will be held on 4th May 2016.

The AA writing Prize for First year and Intermediate School, and the Dennis Sharp Award for excellence in writing in the Diploma School will be held on 4th May 2016, in the Second Floor Rear Presentation Space, between 10 am and 4 pm. 

The announcement of the winner will take place at 5 pm. 

Jurors for the day include, Mark Cousins, Francesca Hughes, Ed Bottoms, Manijeh Verghese, Caroline Rabourdin, Sylvie Taher and others. 

Please join us for the presentation and discussion of work. First year and intermediate school will be presented from 10 am to 1 pm, and Diploma from 2 pm to 4pm.

Date Submitted: 3/5/2016

Early May Bank Holiday closure notice

All premises in 32-39 Bedford Square and 4 & 16 Morwell Street will be closed on Monday 2nd May.

Date Submitted: 27/4/2016

Internship position available at Groosman

Groosman is looking for an enthusiastic international trainee (architecture).

If you are inquisitive and pro-active and want to gain experience in a creative, energetic office as member of Groosman's inspiring team, send your application to vacature@groosman.com heading "trainee".

www.groosman.com

Date Submitted: 25/4/2016

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, 9 May 2016 at 6:30 p.m. to transact the following business:

TO BE PROPOSED AS ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS:

1) As endorsed by members of the General Purposes Committee, to agree the dissolution of the following three committees, effective 31 May 2016:

  • Building Committee;
  • Finance Committee; and
  • General Purposes Committee

and the constitution, effective 1 June 2016 of the following four committees in their place:

  • Audit & Risk Committee;
  • Estates & Infrastructure Committee;
  • Finance & Resources Committee; and
  • Strategy & Governance 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 three 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: 21/4/2016

AA EASTER CLOSURE DATES

The Premises in 32-39 Bedford Square, 4 Morwell Street and 16 Morwell street will be closed from Friday 25 March to Tuesday 12 April 2016 (inclusive).

The AA School will reopen again from Wednesday 13 April 2016.  Term 3 begins on Monday 25 April 2016.

Opening Hours (during non-term time)

Wednesday 13th to Friday 15th April         10:00 to 19:00 

Monday 18th to Friday 22nd April              10:00 to 19:00 

Saturday 16th & 23rdApril                          10:00 to 18:00 

Sunday 17th & 24th April                            CLOSED                  

 

Normal AA School Opening hours will resume from Monday 25 April 2016.

The AA Bookshop is closed from Friday 25 March to Tuesday 12 April 2016 (inclusive).

Date Submitted: 23/3/2016
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The AA has undergone an educational oversight monitoring visit by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and have received its final report, which is available in full at:

http://www.qaa.ac.uk/reviews-and-reports/provider?UKPRN=10008071

The monitoring visit resulted in the following outcome:

The QAA monitoring team has concluded that we are making commendable progress in implementing the action plan from the Review for Educational Oversight.

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