Monday 27 June – Friday 29 July  : open Monday to Saturday 10-6

Closed Saturday 30 July – Monday 29 August inclusive

Tuesday 30 August – Saturday 24 September : open Monday to Saturday 10-6

Normal term-time hours resume from Monday 26 September

Open Monday to Friday 10-9, Saturday 10-6

Date Submitted: 27/6/2016


During the summer vacation when the library is open, programme books can be borrowed

over each weekend from Friday 4pm to Monday 12midday.

From Thursday 28 July programme books can be borrowed until 12midday on Tuesday 30 August.

Max 2 programme books per person.

Date Submitted: 27/6/2016


Monday 20 June to Thursday 23 June : open 10-9

Friday 24 June : closed

Saturday 25 June : closed

Date Submitted: 20/6/2016

Callison RTKL - London Office Open Evening for Part 1 and Part 2 graduates - 5th July


Callison RTKL's London office will be running an open evening on Tuesday 5th July for graduating Part 1 and Part 2 students, who are invited to visit the firm's Farringdon Street office to be introduced to the practice and potential employment opportunities.  AA graduates are welcome for an exchange of ideas and thoughts.

No matter waht your career goals, whether you're graduating with a degree in architecture or you're simply passionate about design, we make room for creative, collaborative people.

Evening drinks will be served.

5th July 1600-2000

25 Farringdon Street EC4A 4AB


Date Submitted: 15/6/2016

Freelance work opportunities at MDM Props

MDM Props are currently looking for a number of students to work on a live project that will be running for the next year. They are looking for graduates who would be available over the summer for up to 6 months. Some of the positions will be based at their office and workshop in North Greenwich, while there are also opportunities to work remotely, conducting design related research and drawing up digital models in Rhino.

For more information please contact James Morrow

Date Submitted: 14/6/2016

Career Opportunities for Architectural Graduates at Nikken Sekkei, Japan

Nikken Sekkei are recruiting recent graduates for a possible career in Japan.  This recruitement drive intends to strengthen the firm's global reach, further building its international profile in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  Proficiency in Japanese is not required, and the HR department will assit the successful candidate through an anticipated transition to Japan.

Nikken Sekkei is listed as one of the world's largest corporate architectural, MEP, structural design, and professional consultancy group with over 20,000 completed projects in 50 countries.  The firm currently employs over 2,400 employees with five offices in Japan and overseas in Dubai, Moscow, Barcelona, Seoul, Hanoi and Singapore.

The application period will begin on July 1st and close on July 28th.  Details of the application procedure will shortly become available on the website

Date Submitted: 14/6/2016


Monday 13 June: open 10-9

Tuesday 14 June : open 10-1

Wednesday 15 June : closed

Thursday 16 June : closed

Friday 17 June : open 11-9

Saturday 18 June : open 10-6

Date Submitted: 13/6/2016

Unity Street Interim Public Art Plan - Architectural Internship Opportunities - Bristol/London

Up to three student internship opportunities working with Lead Artist Juliet Haysom on public art project, preparing initial concept designs in advance of the deadline at the beginning of August. Ideally, it would be great if anyone interested could commit at least 10 consecutive days during the first two weeks after Projects Review.

The work will involve detailed site analysis (including both onsite and desk-based research), related drawing and model-making, and assisting with initial proposals.

No fee can be offered at this stage, but this project might be of interest to students wishing to gain experience of a live public-realm design project in Central Bristol.

For further details please contact

Date Submitted: 13/6/2016

London Festival of Architecture Talk: Designing Community Buildings

Thursday 16 June 7.15pm - 8.45pm

Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, SE1 9NH


Amanda Baillieu (Chair, Founder, Archiboo and Editor-at-Large, BD Online)

Russell Curtis (RCKA)

Steve Tompkins (Haworth Tompkins)

Stephen Proctor (Proctor Matthews)

Sarah Featherstone (Featherstone Associates)

For more details visit

Organised by the LFA in partnership with Coin Street Community Builders.

Date Submitted: 7/6/2016

AArchitecture 28 Retraction

In the latest issue of AArchitecture, the editors incorrectly attributed the website to Sofia Pia Belenky, the author of ‘Thin Walls’ (p11).

To read more about recent projects by Black Square in the issue, see pages 50 and 64, or visit

To find out more about the work of Sofia Pia Belenky, visit

Read the latest issue of AArchitecture.

Date Submitted: 1/6/2016

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 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:


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).

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
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


The AA School in realtime


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:

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.