Edward Farrell
Unit/Programme:AACP
Position:
Bio: to be added
Didier Faustino
Unit/Programme:Diploma 21
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Maria Fedorchenko
Unit/Programme:Housing and Urbanism
Position:
Bio: Maria Fedorchenko has been a Unit Master at the AA since 2010, where she has taught at History and Theory Studies, Housing & Urbanism and the Visiting School programmes. She has also held teaching positions at UC Berkeley, UCLA and California College of the Art, since 2003. Primarily an educator and theorist, focusing on diagram and infrastructure, she is also a co-founder of Plakat (a platform for provocations), an urban consultant and a co-director of Fedorchenko Studio.
Jorge Fiori
Unit/Programme:Housing and Urbanism
Position:
William Firebrace
Unit/Programme:History and Theory
Position:Thesis Master, History and Theory, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: William Firebrace is an architect and writer. He is author of the books Things Worth Seeing, Marseille Mix, Memo for Nemo and Star Theatre, and of numerous articles. He is currently working on a new book The Seven Sleepers about locations on or across the borders of Germany.
Angel Flores Sanchez
Unit/Programme:Communication & Media Studies
Position:Lab Consultant, Communication & Media Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Angel studied Architecture at the ETSAV in Valencia, Spain, including a term at Hokkaido University in Japan and an internship at Shigeru Ban Architects. After graduating he soon specialized in 3d graphics and visualization.. After moving to London, he had the chance to bring those two worlds together and started a career in the realm of real-time graphics and VR for architecture. Currently he is the Head of Production at the Outernet, blending the built environment with innovative interactive and immersive experiences
Trevor Flynn
Unit/Programme:Foundation
Position:
Kenneth Fraser
Unit/Programme:Environmental & Technical Studies
Position:Course Master - Experimental, Environmental & Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Kenneth Fraser has taught at the AA since 2007 and is a director at Kirkland Fraser Moor Architects and D-Lab Community makerspace. Past projects include Rome Auditorium and Padre Pio Church.
Murray Fraser
Unit/Programme:PhD
Position:
Bio: Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, as well as Vice-Dean of Research for the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. He has published extensively on design research, architectural history & theory, urbanism, post-colonialism and cultural studies. In 2008, his book on Architecture and the 'Special Relationship' (Routledge) won a RIBA President’s Research Award and also the CICA’s Bruno Zevi Book Prize. His edited books i
Wolfgang Frese
Unit/Programme:Environmental & Technical Studies
Position:Course Lecturer - Diploma TS4, Environmental & Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School Course Tutor - Intermediate TS3, Environmental & Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Wolfgang studied architecture in Stuttgart / Germany following an apprenticeship to cabinet maker and has a masters degree from the Bartlett, UCL. He has worked for well known UK practices including Will Alsop and Atelier One on a number of award winning and international projects. He is currently a Senior Architect at AHMM Architects in London.

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THE AA RECEIVES THE POWER TO AWARD ITS OWN DEGREES

The Architectural Association receives Taught Degree Awarding Powers by the Lords of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

The Architectural Association (AA), the oldest independent school of architecture in the United Kingdom, is pleased to announce that it has been granted the power to award its own degrees. As of 1 October 2019, the AA has the right to establish new academic programmes and degree awards and is working to create some of the world’s most pioneering courses in architecture to shape and build the future.

Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) give UK higher education institutions the right to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Prospective students worldwide can apply to the AA Foundation Course (Foundation Certificate), Experimental Programme BA(Hons), Diploma Programme (MArch), and nine taught postgraduate programmes encompassing History and Critical Thinking in Architecture (MA), Projective Cities (Taught MPhil) and Sustainable Environmental Design (MSc/MArch), amongst others.

AA Director, Eva Franch said, ‘since our founding in 1847 we have never ceased to create new horizons, institutionally and academically. This is a significant milestone for the AA and demonstrates how we have grown and progressed as an institution that has always valued independence. Receiving TDAP marks a new era for our institution; these are exciting times for the AA. The process has required considerable work from all members of staff and students. I would like to take this opportunity to credit them for this major achievement’.

President of the AA Council, Victoria Thornton added, ‘the TDAP process has recognised our strong governance, academic standards, scholarship and teaching as well as the environment supporting the delivery of taught higher education programmes’.

The School’s application for Taught Degree Awarding Powers was supported by the Architects Registration Board, the Royal Institute of British Architects and The Open University.

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