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view 23/5/1996 SHONFIELD, Katherine On Smearing: Passport to Pimlico 57 mins
view 22/5/1996 BAIRD, George A New Theory Of Public Space 81 mins
view 16/5/1996 SHONFIELD, Katherine On Smearing: These Walls Have Feelings 54 mins
view 16/5/1996 WILSON, Richard Secret Rendezvous: Room Service 72 mins
view 15/5/1996 SENNETT, Richard The Organic City 73 mins
view 14/5/1996 TARRAS, Olga City Landscape 93 mins
view 10/5/1996 COUSINS, Mark Damage: And the Devil 1/7 42 mins
view 8/5/1996 PAWSON, John John Pawson 65 mins
view 1/5/1996 BOR, Walter Planning in Prague: Past, Present & Future 76 mins
view 30/4/1996 SAUERBRUCH, Matthias Recent Works 93 mins
view 29/4/1996 METZSTEIN, Isi & Andy MACMILLAN Themes and Variations: Gillespie, Kidd, and Coia 95 mins
view 23/4/1996 ROBBRECHT, Paul & DEAM, Hilde Katoen Natie, Antwerp, Architectural Interventions 105 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.