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view 24/10/2013 JENCKS, Charles Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation 82 mins
view 1/11/2013 EASTERLING, Keller AA Think Tank: Plan the Planet (Part 1) – Extrastatecraft Lectures 82 mins
view 7/3/2012 SALTER, Peter The Walmer Road 82 mins
view 10/10/2000 BURGIN, Victor Nietzsches Paris/The Time of the Image 82 mins
view 20/1/2005 SmartGeometry SmartGeometry: Towards a New Paradigm of Architectural Design 82 mins
view 17/10/1990 FISHER, Mark Unplanned Entertainment: Guerilla Architecture in No Mans Land 82 mins
view 22/10/2010 HOLM, Lorens Brunelleschi Lacan Le Corbusier: Architecture Space and the Construction of Subjectivity 82 mins
view 1/2/2005 BENJAMIN, Andrew From Splines to Lines: Malevich and the Abstracting Line 5/8 83 mins
view 3/11/2006 Michael Hensel, Chris Perry, Chris Hight Collective Intelligence In Design 2/3 83 mins
view 21/1/2011 DENARI, Neil Solutions to Problems that Don't Exist... 83 mins
view 22/11/2004 BENTON, Tim Mens sana in corpore sano - Italian Fascism, the Body and Architecture 83 mins
view 6/3/2009 VARIOUS EcoBuild @ AASustainable Culture and Pedagogy 2/2 83 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.