Andrea Bagnato, MSc, MA

Diploma Course Tutor - Term 1

Professional qualifications

Architects Register (The Netherlands); Ordine degli Architetti (Italy)

Research Interest

Intersections of architecture with environmental and medical history; urban planning in colonial and totalitarian contexts; critical approaches to domesticity.


Andrea Bagnato is an architect, researcher and book editor. He studied at TU Delft and Goldsmiths, and has worked as publications manager for the first Chicago Architecture Biennial and as project manager for Tomás Saraceno. He has edited the book "SQM: The Quantified Home" (with Space Caviar; Lars Müller, 2014) and is currently finishing "A Moving Border: Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change" (with Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual; Columbia/ZKM, 2019). He runs “Terra Infecta,” a long-term rese


2019, Marco Ferrari, Elisa Pasqual, Andrea Bagnato, A Moving Border: Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia Books on Architecture and the City

2018, Andrea Bagnato, Anna Positano, Arrivederci ad Arborea, Migrant Journal, 5

2017, Andrea Bagnato, Microscopic Colonialism, e-flux architecture

2014, Joseph Grima, Tamar Shafrir, Andrea Bagnato, SQM: The Quantified Home, Lars Mueller Publishers


2018, Andrea Bagnato, Anna Positano, The Heritage of Colonial and Fascist Architecture, Arborea: the Invention of Nature in Sardinia, KKH Stockholm/Manifesta 12

2018, Andrea Bagnato, Circulation(s), Colonialism and Contagion, Goldsmiths, University of London

2017, Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari, Territory, Law and the Anthropocene, A Moving Border , University of Warwick

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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 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.