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  Date Name Title Run time
view 1/8/1991 HATTON, Brian Housing In London 90 mins
view 1/8/1991 MELLOR, David; SMITHSON, Peter Imaginary London/Economist Building 120 mins
view 2/5/1991 VENTURI, Robert and Denise SCOTT BROWN The Banham Lecture: Architecture as Shelter: City as Decon 94 mins
view 11/4/1991 BENSON, Gordon & FORSYTH, Alan Convention and Invention 54 mins
view 31/1/1991 PRICE, Cedric Time and the City . . . 128 mins
view 1/1/1991 ROGERS, Richard Cities 90 mins
view 8/12/1990 EISENMAN, Peter Symposium on the city: Alvin Boyarsky Memorial Event 2/6 37 mins
view 8/12/1990 KOOLHAAS, Rem Symposium on the city: Alvin Boyarsky Memorial Event 4/6 31 mins
view 8/12/1990 TSCHUMI, Bernard Symposium on the city: Alvin Boyarsky Memorial Event 3/6 33 mins
view 8/12/1990 LIBESKIND, Daniel; VAN SCHAIK, Leon Symposium on the city: Alvin Boyarsky Memorial Event 5/6 51 mins
view 8/12/1990 COOK, Peter Symposium on the city: Alvin Boyarsky Memorial Event 6/6 46 mins
view 8/12/1990 HEJDUK, John Symposium on the city: Alvin Boyarsky Memorial Event 1/6 40 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 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.

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