Week 12 Library Opening Hours

Monday 16 December – Thursday 19 December: Open 10-9pm
Friday 20 December: Open 10-6pm
Saturday 21 December: Closed

AA Closure: Saturday 21 December to Sunday 5 January inclusive

Date Submitted: 20/11/2013

Christmas Vacation – Library Opening Hours and Programme Book Loans

Monday 6 January – Friday 10 January: Open 10-6pm
Saturday 11 January: Closed
Normal term-time hours resume Monday 13 January: Monday-Friday 10-9pm, Saturday 11-5pm

Programme Book Loans over Christmas Vacation
Programme Reservations from 10am Tuesday 17 December at the library issue desk.
Borrowing of Programme Books from 10am Thursday 19 December at the library issue desk.
Maximum 2 programme books per person, No interlibrary loan, No normal ‘reference’ books, No tutors own books.
All reserved programme books must be borrowed on Thursday 19 December.
From Friday 20 December it will be a first come basis.
All programme books borrowed must be returned by Monday 13 January, 12pm.

Date Submitted: 20/11/2013

AA Council Ordinary General Meeting (Amended)

Monday 16 December, 6.30pm

Download the Agenda

Date Submitted: 20/11/2013

Technical Studies Fourth Year Registration

The Term 2 TS Course programme will be introduced on Friday 15 November at 1.00 sharp in the Lecture Hall. Attendance is compulsory for all Fourth Year students. Each course will be introduced by the relevant tutor, and online registration will take place at 5pm. 

Full details and online registration information will be distributed to all Fourth Year students. In the meantime, Fourth Year students are advised to refer to their Complementary Studies Course Booklets (extra copies available from the Undergraduate Office, 36 Second Floor).  




 * Type in your Surname (family name)

* Type in your Membership Number (you will find this on your AA Membership card)

* 4th Year students register for TWO TS Courses

* Select courses you wish to register for (courses take place on Thursdays and Fridays in Term 2 – please consider your Unit schedule/activities before you make your selections)

* If any of your choices are ‘fully booked’ you must make an alternative selection until you have registered for the required number of courses

* Complete registration

* Confirmed registration lists will be confirmed before the end of Term 1.

* ALL classes commence in the first week of Term 2 – please refer to the timetable at the front of the Course Booklet for the day/time of your registered courses (further confirmed in the Events List and on the AA website)

* Registration can be done on your own laptop/computer in School/from home

* Please contact Frank Owen if you experience any difficulties with the on-line process: frank@aaschool.ac.uk

Date Submitted: 6/11/2013

AArchitecture 21: Call for Submissions

The editorial team of AArchitecture is gathering content for the next issue to be published in January.

The theme of the issue is Paper.

Whether it’s our passport, our birth certificate, our currency, or our primary means of communication, a piece of paper is never just a piece of paper.

The editorial team would love to hear your ideas, either positive or negative, for or against.

Essays, poems, drawings, sketches, diagrams or any other format are welcome. Please submit a 100-word proposal to aarchitecture@aaschool.ac.uk by Friday 8 November 2013.

If selected, the final piece will be due on 1 December.

Read AArchitecture online

Date Submitted: 4/11/2013

Graduate School Open Juries, this Thursday 7 November, 10am–4pm

Rear Second Presentation Room

Graduate students will present projects completed during the 12/13 academic year. 


10.00 – Introduction

10.10 – MA Landscape Urbanism

10.20 – Taught MPhil in Architecture (Projective Cities)

10.30 – Discussion 

11.00 – BREAK

11.20 – MA History and Critical Thinking

11.30 – Postgraduate Diploma Spatial Performance and Design (AAIS)

11.40 – Discussion 

12-2 – LUNCH

2.00 – MArch Design and Make

2.10 – MArch Architecture and Urbanism (DRL)

2.20 – MArch/MSc Sustainable Environmental Design

2.30 – Discussion 

3.00 – BREAK

3.20 – MArch/ MA Housing and Urbanism

3.30 – MArch/ MSc Emergent Technologies and Design

3.40 – Discussion 

Date Submitted: 4/11/2013

The Undergraduate Open Jury: Portfolios 2012/13 with Guest Juror Rahul Mehrotra, Friday 8 November, 10.00–4.00

Rear Second Presentation Space

The Open Jury Portfolios 2012/13 
is a one-day event that gives everyone the opportunity to see some of the 
best portfolios and presentations from the past academic year. Discussions 
will centre around representation: how we produce, discuss and present design work at the AA. This event will also provide an opportunity to speculate on the type of work the school will produce in the coming year. Selected students represent work from Foundation through Diploma. The format mimics a final 
table review, with each presentation limited to 15 minutes and a rotating group of approximately four tutors 
at any one time.

Session 1 (10:00 – 11:30am)

10:00 Alvaro Pulpeiro Fernandez – Inter 3
10:20 Simon Rowe – Dip 2
10:40 Joshua Harskamp – First Year
11:00 Discussion Panel

Session 2 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm)

11:30 Reem Nasir – Inter 11
11:50 KinPongHo–Dip1
12:10 Vere Van Gool – Dip 10
12:30 Discussion Panel

Lunch (1:00 – 2:00 pm)

Session 3 (2:00 – 4:00 pm)

2:00 Michael Ho – Foundation
2:20 Timothy Chee Hong Tan – Inter 10
2:40 Robert Taylor – Dip 5
3:00 Nicole Xinyue Zhang – Inter 13
3:20 Discussion Panel

4:45 Drinks & Informal Discussion (Dining Hall)

Date Submitted: 4/11/2013

Note: the History & Critical Thinking Open Seminar on Tuesday 5 November is now at 10.30

Sam Jacob will lead the session, in the New Soft Room

Date Submitted: 4/11/2013

MA History and Critical Thinking Open Week Events (Monday 4 – Friday 8 November)

Architecture Books Workshop

Monday 4 – Friday 8 November, 11.00

New Soft Room

Architecture Books Roundtable

Wednesday 6 November, 6.00

Lecture Hall

Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri and John Palmesino. 

Lunchtime Recitals

Monday 4 – Friday 8 November, 1.30

New Soft Room

As part of the Architecture Books and Writing series, the Lunchtime Recitals given by the MA students place emphasis on the act of reading and reciting. Voices and words become a space of everyday exchange. 

Date Submitted: 31/10/2013

Term 1 Open Week (Monday 4 – Friday 8 November)

Undergraduate students are reminded that all Complementary Studies Courses (HTS, TS, MS, Professional Practice/Part 1 and Future Practice/Part 2) are suspended this week to allow for participation in the Open Week activities. Teaching in the Graduate School is also suspended this week. The normal timetable will resume next week – commencing Monday 11 November. See next week’s Events List for full details.

Date Submitted: 30/10/2013

Students and young architects are invited to take part in the International Museum of Astronomy (IMOA) Atacama 2014 architecture competition

The objective of this competition, based in Atacama (Chile), is to create a centre for lovers of astronomical tourism to learn and observe the sky.

The idea is to create a space that is open to public participation of all ages, a space that excites and inspires, a space that encourages perpetual curiosity.

For complete details, including deadlines and application FAQs, visit Arquideas online.

Date Submitted: 28/10/2013

Notice of AA Council Ordinary General Meeting – AMENDED

Monday 11 November, 6.30pm

32 First Floor Back

Download the agenda

Date Submitted: 23/10/2013

Disegno Film Nights

After the success of last year's Film Nights in conjunction with the RIBA, the series makes a comeback this autumn.

The Film Nights will focus on the impact of American architecture, furniture and fashion produced during the mid-twentieth century.

View the complete schedule and book tickets.

Date Submitted: 21/10/2013

Student Meetings with Brett Steele

Brett Steele will hold a series of meetings during Week 4 for all students. 

All meetings take place in the Rear Presentation Space.

11.30am Monday 21 Foundation and First Year students

1pm Tuesday 22 Intermediate and Diploma students

1pm Wednesday 23 Graduate students

Date Submitted: 16/10/2013


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