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view 8/3/2000 STERN, Ralph Berlin: The Politics of Memory 104 mins
view 12/6/1998 STEVENS, Dr Ulrich and Rainer HERZOG International Symposium At The AA; Garden Conservation in England, Germany and Austria since 1930 2/4 123 mins
view 11/2/2011 STEYERL, Hito Artist Talks Series, organised by Parveen Adams 65 mins
view 14/5/2009 STIERLI, Martino Learning from Las Vegas 65 mins
view 13/1/1982 STIRLING, James Current Projects 104 mins
view 11/3/1976 STIRLING, James Two German Projects: Dusseldorf & Cologne 60 mins
view 5/2/2010 STOLLMANN, Jörg Urbaninform – Tools and Prototypes for the Informal City 67 mins
view 12/10/2015 Studio Amita Vikrant Under Construction 64 mins
view 3/12/2014 Studio Weave Longest, Loudest, Spiciest, Scariest 35 mins
view 11/6/1975 SUA, Hugo Part One: Housing In Chile 60 mins
view 27/11/2006 SUARE, Ruben Interdisciplinary: Architecture & Manufacturing 51 mins
view 1/5/2018 Sue Barr The Architecture of Transit. Photographing the Sublime in the Landscapes of Motorway Architecture. 66 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.