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  Date Name Title Run time
view 5/4/1989 EISENMAN, Peter Architecture and the Problem of the Weak Image 89 mins
view 2/12/1988 CHELSTOF, Andre Russians Nostalgia of Culture 112 mins
view 18/11/1988 ROGERS, Richard Recent Projects 55 mins
view 1/7/1988 TIGERMAN, Stanley Redland/RIBA Lecture 95 mins
view 19/5/1988 COUSINS, Mark Taste as an Ethical and Political Idea in the 18th Century 57 mins
view 19/5/1988 ROBERTS, Julian The Revelation of Power: Nicholas Hawksmoors Parish Churches 66 mins
view 19/5/1988 VARIOUS; Roy Landau, Paul Hirst, Peter Dews Legitimation and Credibility 1/4 122 mins
view 19/5/1988 VARIOUS; Simon Schaffer, Julian Roberts Legitimation and Credibility 2/4 114 mins
view 19/5/1988 VARIOUS; Mark Cousins, Dimitris A Fatouros Legitimation and Credibility 3/4 92 mins
view 19/5/1988 SASSOON, Anne Legitimation and Credibility 4/4 33 mins
view 4/2/1988 BROWN, Neave Lyons Israel Ellis Gray 82 mins
view 9/12/1987 HERTZBERGER, Herman The Netherlands Now 124 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.