The AA's Public Programme consists of an extensive series of public events dedicated to contemporary architectural culture: exhibitions, members' events, lectures, seminars, conferences, book launches and publications. Each year architectural theorists and practitioners, writers, performing artists, musicians and art historians are invited to speak at the AA. Whether as part of the series of Evening Lectures or Visiting Theory Seminars or Artist Talks, these events bring together different parts of the school and form an essential component of an AA education.

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No exhibitions for this period

Lectures, Seminars, Symposia, Book Launches, Events

Monday 12 January 2015
18.00 Learning to see: Otto Neurath’s Visual Autobiography Valeria Guzmán Verri PhD seminar
Wednesday 14 January 2015
17.00 Material Intelligence Skylar Tibbits Embedded Intelligence Lecture Series
Thursday 15 January 2015
18.00 The Architecture of Error: Matter, Measure and the Misadventures of Precision Francesca Hughes Evening Lecture
Friday 16 January 2015
17.00 The Gesture: Gesture & Rhetoric Mark Cousins Friday Lectures
18.30 Potential Monuments of Unrealised Futures Stefano Rabolli Pansera and Jonida Turani in discussion with Adrian Paci, Edi Hila and Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania Evening Lecture
Saturday 17 January 2015
11.00 Potential Monuments of Unrealised Futures Jonida Turani, Stefano Rabolli Pansera and Adrian Paci Saturday Gallery Talks
Monday 19 January 2015
18.00 Pulling Strings Only When Things Go Wrong Ruurd Gietema Housing & Urbanism Keynote Lecture
Tuesday 20 January 2015
18.00 The Empirical Tradition and Innovation in Architecture Professor Brian Ford SED Keynote Lecture
Wednesday 21 January 2015
18.00 Biological Design and Integrative Structures Jan Knippers Evening Lecture
Thursday 22 January 2015
18.00 An Evolutionary Architecture Reassessed John Frazer DRL Keynote Lecture 1
Friday 23 January 2015
18.00 TBC Hani Rashid DRL Keynote Lecture 2
Monday 26 January 2015
14.00 PhD Symposium AA PhD Candidates PhD Symposium
Wednesday 28 January 2015
18.00 The Culture of Performance Mike Davies (TBC), Ian Ritchie, Cristina Garcia, Piers Gough, Don Gray, Andrew Holmes Evening Lecture
Thursday 29 January 2015
18.00 The Quantified Home Andrea Bagnato, Joseph Grima, Sam Jacob, Justin McGuirk, Cat Rossi, Maria S Giudici, Marina Otero Verzier Evening Lecture
Friday 30 January 2015
13.00 The after-life of Dom-ino Brett Steele Lunchtime Lecture Series
17.00 The Gesture: The Expression of Emotion Mark Cousins Friday Lectures
Monday 2 February 2015
18.00 SoMe+hing On The Side Katerina Scoufaridou What’s Next
Tuesday 3 February 2015
17.00 Biological Intelligence David Benjamin Embedded Intelligence
18.00 Between the Lines Adam Magyar Evening Lecture
Wednesday 4 February 2015
18.00 Public vs Private: Who will provide the housing London needs? Ben Denton (TBC), David Lammy, Martyn Evans, Toby Lloyd (TBC) Housing London Lecture Series
Friday 6 February 2015
17.00 The Gesture: Does Stone Suffer? Mark Cousins Friday Lectures
Monday 9 February 2015
13.00 Assembling Realities Organised by Ricardo de Ostos & Nannette Jackowski Scavengers and other Creatures Lecture Series
Tuesday 10 February 2015
10.00 Making with Madelon Madelon Vriesendorp Workshop
Wednesday 11 February 2015
18.00 Quantity vs Quality: Can we deliver and make great places? David Lunts (TBC), Kieron Long (TBC), Bob Allies, Alastair Baird (TBC) Housing London Lecture Series
Monday 16 February 2015
18.00 Trial and Error Jan Nauta What’s Next Lecture Series
Tuesday 17 February 2015
18.00 Is design an art? Alice Rawsthorn & Sophie Hicks in conversation AA XX 100 Lecture Series
Wednesday 18 February 2015
18.00 Urban vs Suburban: Where will we build? Owen Hatherley, Peter Murray, Ben Darbyshire, Jo Negrini Housing London Lecture Series
Thursday 19 February 2015
18.00 Architecture Expanded: Designing, Building, Curating, Editing, Teaching, and more Nikolaus Hirsch Evening Lectures
Friday 20 February 2015
10.00 Future Matters: The Imminent Reality of Multi-materiality Organised by Kostas Grigoriadis Symposium
Monday 23 February 2015
18.00 Settings OMMX: Jon Lopez & Hikaru Nissanke What’s Next
Tuesday 24 February 2015
18.00 Feminist Theory and Starchitecture Hilde Heynen & Martha Thorne in conversation, moderated by Doina Petrescu AA XX 100 Lecture Series
Wednesday 25 February 2015
18.00 Housing young London: Are we facing an exodus? Maria Lisogorskaya and Anthony Engi Meacock, Assemble Claire Bennie, Peabody Trust, Seyi Obakin, Eleanor Dodman Housing London Lecture Series
Thursday 26 February 2015
18.00 Elements of Architecture Rem Koolhaas Lectures
Friday 27 February 2015
17.00 Angelic Despair Mark Cousins Lectures
Monday 2 March 2015
18.00 Beton Machine Carlos H Matos & Umberto Bellardi Ricci What’s Next Lecture Series
Tuesday 3 March 2015
18.00 Hidden from History: Royal Shakespeare Theatre Simon Erridge, Peter Wilson and Gillian Darley in conversation, moderated by Denise Bennetts AA XX 100 Lecture Series
Thursday 5 March 2015
18.00 Taller de Arquitectura Ricardo Bofill Evening Lecture
Friday 6 March 2015
18.00 Housing London Open Jury Students (Undergrad & Grad) Housing London Lecture Series
Monday 9 March 2015
18.00 Core Values Ole Scheeren Lectures
Tuesday 10 March 2015
18.00 Urban design from a gendered perspective Zaida Muxi Martinez & Liza Fior in conversation AA XX 100 Lecture Series
Wednesday 11 March 2015
18.00 Institute of Making Zoe Laughlin Evening Lecture
Thursday 12 March 2015
18.00 Architecture’s Present Perfect Alex Lehnerer Evening Lectures
Friday 13 March 2015
13.00 Paperback OS Shumon Basar Lectures
Wednesday 18 March 2015
17.00 Fabrication Intelligence Michael Weinstock Embedded Intelligence Lecture Series
18.00 All is Architecture Minimaforms: Stephen Spyropoulos + Theodore Spyropoulos Evening Lectures
Thursday 19 March 2015
18.00 Spielraum – the making of Barkow Leibinger in conversation with Brett Steele, Zak Kyes, Carson Chan and Hal Foster(TBC) Evening Lecture
Friday 20 March 2015
10.00 Plan the Planet – Jaqueline Tyrwhitt and the Formation of International and Global Architecture Ellen Shoshkes, Keller Easterling, Gedeminas and Nomeda Urbonas, Irit Rogoff, John Palmesino, Ann-Sofi Rönnskog, and others AA Think Tank conference

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