This is a comprehensive list of lectures at the AA. Most lectures are available online here or on DVD from the photolibrary. Online lectures can be seen here.

  Date Name Title Run time
view 16/1/2020 Huda Tayob Race, Space and Architecture 0 mins
view 13/1/2020 Portia Kamons Acting Up: Documentary, Site-Specific and Verbatim Performance as Political Protest 0 mins
view 10/1/2020 Eva Franch i Gilabert Beyond Architecture: Education at the AA 0 mins
view 9/1/2020 Theodore Spyropoulos YOU WILL NOT MAKE ANY MORE BORING ARCHITECTURE 0 mins
view 8/1/2020 Xavier De Kestelier Off-World Architecture 80 mins
view 7/1/2020 Sergio Altomonte The Value of Variance: Designing for Comfort and Well-Being 83 mins
view 6/1/2020 Andreas Bründler Constellations - Correlations 102 mins
view 13/12/2019 Jorge Penadés Authorless 0 mins
view 13/12/2019 OPERATION MIDNIGHT CLIMAX Organised by Pol Esteve Castello 0 mins
view 9/12/2019 Neeraj Bhatia New Investigations in Collective Form 0 mins
view 5/12/2019 Anna Bronovitskaya, Nikolai Malinin and Yuri Palmin Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955–1991 0 mins
view 4/12/2019 Organised by The City as a Project PhD Presentations 0 mins

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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 Diploma), 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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