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view 15/2/2002 CHURTICHAGA, Josemara de Circumstance and Reinvention: The Story of the Vaults Without Falsework 62 mins
view 13/2/2002 YEANG, Ken Groundscrapers and Subscrapers 74 mins
view 7/2/2002 DREISEITL, Herbert The Role of Water in Our Cities 80 mins
view 31/1/2002 HIRSCH, Nikolaus Recent Work 94 mins
view 29/1/2002 BURUMA, Ian Anti-Urbanism: Enemies of the City 68 mins
view 25/1/2002 MAROT, Jean-Baptiste A Question of Viewpoint 56 mins
view 22/1/2002 BERKEL, Ben Van The Blue Period 98 mins
view 21/1/2002 GOW, Marcelyn and Chris PERRY (Servo) The Elastic Archive 1/2 70 mins
view 21/1/2002 GOW, Marcelyn and Chris PERRY (Servo) The Elastic Archive 2/2 7 mins
view 18/1/2002 SOTAMAA, Kivi (Ocean North) dCoded 95 mins
view 17/1/2002 SASSEN, Saskia Sited Materialities and Global Span 84 mins
view 16/1/2002 COUSINS, Mark Odysseus and Homecoming 3/3 69 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.