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view 1/1/1999 Thomas Demand talks to Greg Hilty and Michael Mack Reconstructing Space: Thomas Demand with Michael Mack and Greg Hilty 88 mins
view 2/12/1998 CHELTSOF, Andre The Russians - Nostalgia of Culture 1/2 95 mins
view 2/12/1998 CHELTSOF, Andre The Russians - Nostalgia of Culture 2/2 14 mins
view 30/11/1998 KLEIN, Norman Scripted Spaces 78 mins
view 27/11/1998 JONES, Ronald Let's Be Outrageous! Let's Misbehave! 90 mins
view 27/11/1998 COUSINS, Mark In the Name of the Object: The Architecture Of Judgement 4/15 46 mins
view 24/11/1998 MARTIN, Reinhold The Organisational Complex: Cybernetics, Space, Discourse 84 mins
view 21/11/1998 KOLATAN, Sulan & MACDONALD, Bill Chimera and Co-Citations 100 mins
view 20/11/1998 BISMUTH, Pierre Following the Right Hand of Lauren Bacall 75 mins
view 20/11/1998 COUSINS, Mark In The Name Of The Object: The Judgement of Beauty 3/15 44 mins
view 13/11/1998 TURK, Gavin Artist Talk 68 mins
view 13/11/1998 COUSINS, Mark In The Name Of The Object: The Judgement of Paris 2/15 47 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.