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:
2) The Council shall appoint a Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee (to be named at the table).
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.
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.
Please contact email@example.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*
Catherine du Toit*
* Newly elected 2016/17.
Date Submitted: 11/5/2016
INSPIRELI AWARDS COMPETITION 2016
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.
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:
TS5 (5th Year) Design Thesis:
Date Submitted: 6/5/2016
AA Writing Prize Winners 2016
Dennis Sharp Award Winners
Student: Stefan Jovanovic
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 firstname.lastname@example.org heading "trainee".
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:
and the constitution, effective 1 June 2016 of the following four committees in their place:
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