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view 13/2/2003 CHINCILLA, Izaskun Two Unorthodox Laboratories 89 mins
view 12/2/2003 RAO, Ramana Beauty and Utility, Connections and Adjacencies 80 mins
view 4/2/2003 OOSTERHUIS, Kas If You're Not in Real Time, You're Dead 121 mins
view 30/1/2003 GOULTHORPE, Mark Work Of dECOI 79 mins
view 28/1/2003 BETSKY, Aaron Learning from the Lowlands and Other Landscrapers 92 mins
view 23/1/2003 BOTTON, Alain de The Art Of Travel 58 mins
view 21/1/2003 MONEO, Rafael Cathedral Of our Lady of The Angels 90 mins
view 17/1/2003 UDUKU, Ola and Hannah Le ROUX AA in Africa - Networks And personalities 80 mins
view 7/12/2002 ANGLI, Marc Performative: Innovative Spatial and Material Technologies of Sport 4/5 61 mins
view 7/12/2002 Edward Leyva, Michael Lischer, Nicholas Pickett, Ben Blease Performative: Innovative Spatial and Material Technologies of Sport 3/5 127 mins
view 7/12/2002 HADID, Zaha Performative: Innovative Spatial and Material Technologies of Sport 5/5 43 mins
view 6/12/2002 Richard Hordern, Ellis Cashmore, John Brierley, George L. Legendre Performative: Innovative Spatial and Material Technologies of Sport 2/5 81 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.