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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 13/3/2020 AAIS in collaboration with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 2121.2.1.0 0 mins
view 12/3/2020 Marina Lathouri with guest speaker Sokratis Georgiadis Vitruvius Translator – and the missing source text 0 mins
view 12/3/2020 AAIS in collaboration with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 2121.2.1.0 0 mins
view 11/3/2020 Edited by Alexandra Tommasini The Journal of Architecture special issue on Gabriele Basilico 0 mins
view 7/3/2020 Li' er Chen in collaboration with Studio* Untitled 0 mins
view 5/3/2020 Marina Lathouri with guest speaker Tao DuFour Empathy and the Phenomenological Ethnography of Space 0 mins
view 4/3/2020 Patrick Lynch (editor), Simon Henley and David Grandorge On Intricacy: The Work of John Meunier Architect 0 mins
view 4/3/2020 Eyal Weizman Atmospheres: The weaponisation of doubt 0 mins
view 3/3/2020 Dark Matter Laboratories: Indy Johar and Carlotta Conte The Boring Revolution 0 mins
view 3/3/2020 Effie (Yuan Gu) ITERATING 0 mins
view 2/3/2020 Stephan Trüby - please note updated date Right-wing Spaces 0 mins
view 24/2/2020 David McAlmont and Mista Pierre Hercules: a pictorial jazzification 0 mins

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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.