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view 20/10/1999 TSCHUMI, Bernard Glass Walls, Glass Ramps: Deviations from the Normative 117 mins
view 18/10/1999 COATES, Gary/ SIEPL-COATES, Susanne The Sustainable Architecture of Erik Asmussen 96 mins
view 11/10/1999 SEKULA, Allan Globalisms Discontents and the Return of the Sea 73 mins
view 5/10/1999 KRECIC, Peter Joze Plecnik and the Making of a Capital 75 mins
view 5/6/1999 BENECH, Louis; Pierre-Antoine GATIER and Brian DIX International Symposium: French Gardens and their Conservation 5/6 123 mins
view 5/6/1999 CHOPPIN DE JANVRY, Oliver International Symposium: French Gardens and their Conservation 6/6 30 mins
view 4/6/1999 FAWCETT, Ted and Marc SCHOELLEN International Symposium: French Gardens and their Conservation 1/6 122 mins
view 4/6/1999 MAWREY, Barbara and Marquise de GANAY International Symposium: French Gardens and their Conservation 2/6 45 mins
view 4/6/1999 CARVALLO, Henri and Didier WIRTH International Symposium: French Gardens and their Conservation 3/6 122 mins
view 4/6/1999 WIRTH, Didier International Symposium: French Gardens and their Conservation 4/6 30 mins
view 26/5/1999 BAN, Shigeru PaperTube Construction 99 mins
view 26/5/1999 BAN, Shigeru Shigeru Ban: works 26.5.1999 100 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.