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view 20/1/1998 SUMI, Christian; BURKHALTER, Marianne Form and Profession: Recent Works 97 mins
view 15/1/1998 APTER, Emily Nomadologies of Tomorrow: The Deleuzian Worldscape 80 mins
view 14/1/1998 CARUSO, Adam and Peter ST JOHN The Presence of Construction 88 mins
view 12/12/1997 COUSINS, Mark The New 7/17 55 mins
view 11/12/1997 HSU, Frances (Per)forming Modernism 50 mins
view 8/12/1997 MAXWELL, Robert Ethics and the Questions of Space, the Environment and Architecture: Ethics of Building 87 mins
view 5/12/1997 WOLLEN, peter Architecture and the Situationist International 70 mins
view 5/12/1997 COUSINS, Mark The New: Science And The Break With Antiquity 6/17 46 mins
view 3/12/1997 BLUNDELL JONES, Peter Scharoun and the Organic Tradition 70 mins
view 3/12/1997 ROSENBERG, Terry The Map and the Diagram 72 mins
view 2/12/1997 SCHUMACHER, patrik Ethics and the Questions of Space, the Environment and Architecture: Morality and Materialism 80 mins
view 26/11/1997 ROSENBERG, Terry The Dissecting table 57 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 Certificate), 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.