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view 6/12/2002 Ellis Cashmore, John Brierley Performative: Innovative Spatial and Material Technologies of Sport 1/5 83 mins
view 4/12/2002 IKEDA, Ryoji and Carsten Nicolai Cyclo Sonotecture 75 mins
view 3/12/2002 DYTHAM, Mark Ando or Anarchy? 99 mins
view 2/12/2002 MAAS, Winy Work 119 mins
view 29/11/2002 ROBSON, David Bawa in the '90s 66 mins
view 27/11/2002 ROGERS, Richard The work of Richard Rogers 103 mins
view 12/11/2002 POWELL, Robert Transcultural Architecture 75 mins
view 4/11/2002 KOOLHAAS, Rem OMA-AMO: Where is our Soul? 94 mins
view 29/10/2002 KROLL, Lucien Spontaneous Cities and Gardens 76 mins
view 21/10/2002 MEILI, Marcel After the House of Stone: Projects since 2000 97 mins
view 15/10/2002 MELVIN, John and Vedia Izzet Etruscan Places 73 mins
view 11/10/2002 FLORENSKY, Olga & Alexander Imperial-Provisional Complexes of Contemporary Russian Art 77 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.