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view 17/3/1995 Christophe Girot, Adriaan Geuze Recovery of the Landscape 2/5 86 mins
view 8/12/2017 Ed Atkins in conversation with Tom McCarthy Untitled 86 mins
view 1/6/2001 STEINER, Wendy The Trouble With Beauty 86 mins
view 23/11/2001 CRAIG-MARTIN, Michael Work With Architects 86 mins
view 6/2/2006 SWINNEN, Peter In Comes the Space Producer (The architect dissected and declared dead) 86 mins
view 18/1/2018 Roger Zogolovitch, Meredith Bowles, Amandine Kastler and Jack Self, chaired by Paul Crosby Pathways to Practice 86 mins
view 11/2/2001 Mark Cousins, Astrid Schmeing, Matthias Reese, Philip Oswalt. German Architecture and its Changing Past 9/9 86 mins
view 16/10/2000 HEYNEN, Hilde City, Architecture and Gender 86 mins
view 11/11/1991 MOSS, Eric Owen Which truth do you want to tell? 86 mins
view 10/3/2005 TOMBAZIS, Alexandros Less is Beautiful - Thoughts on Architecture 87 mins
view 17/11/1997 MOUFFE, Chantal Ethics and the Questions of Space, the Environment and Architecture: Decision or Deliberation - The Ethics of Democracy 87 mins
view 8/12/1997 MAXWELL, Robert Ethics and the Questions of Space, the Environment and Architecture: Ethics of Building 87 mins

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THE AA RECEIVES THE POWER TO AWARD ITS OWN DEGREES

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.

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