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  Date Name Title Run time
view 1/6/2001 DIPLOMA 10 Three Centres Of Change In London: The Junction And Existing Physical Structures. 32 mins
view 30/5/2001 FARRELL, Terry 10 Cities 110 mins
view 29/5/2001 ROMITO, Lorenzo (Stalker) Tactics For Entropic Environments 91 mins
view 25/5/2001 LANGLANDS & BELL Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell Talk About Their Work 65 mins
view 24/5/2001 BUNSCHOTEN, Raoul Urban Flotsam: Stirring The City 59 mins
view 23/5/2001 VAUDEVILLE, Bernard RFR in Paris: Continuing the Work of Peter Rice 89 mins
view 21/5/2001 OTTO, Frei The Work of Frei Otto: Architecture and Natural Sciences 110 mins
view 18/5/2001 KAWAMATA, Tadashi Lodging London/Tokyo 104 mins
view 11/5/2001 Mohsen Mostafavi, David Curtis, Al Rees, After the Diagram: Performative Notations in Architecture, Dance, Film and Music 1/2 76 mins
view 11/5/2001 Jonathan Gee Trio After the Diagram: Performative Notations in Architecture, Dance, Film and Music 2/2 74 mins
view 4/5/2001 GERSHT, Ori Between Now & Then 70 mins
view 24/4/2001 MAGNE MAGLER WIGGEN (MMW) Urbatex 2001 70 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.