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view 14/3/2013 Venice Takeaway Debate The Working Village: A live think-tank exploring the making of a radical entrepreneurial village 114 mins
view 29/4/1996 METZSTEIN, Isi & Andy MACMILLAN Themes and Variations: Gillespie, Kidd, and Coia 95 mins
view 6/11/2001 STER-MEIRAZ, Oded & Marta NOWICKA There ain’t no such thing as the ‘real world’ 69 mins
view 27/2/1996 FISHER, Mark There is no Theory only Practice: A Slide Show about Rock and Roll 85 mins
view 21/2/1977 COOK, Peter They Came To London 90 mins
view 2/2/2006 CORNER, James Thick 97 mins
view 22/1/2018 Brian Eno Thinking Back and Ahead 96 mins
view 16/2/2010 DELL, Christopher/DRA Thinking Space Musically 58 mins
view 14/2/1996 ROBBINS, Edward Thinking the City Multiple: Unity and Fragmentation in Urban Life 58 mins
view 1/6/2001 DIPLOMA 10 Three Centres Of Change In London: The Junction And Existing Physical Structures. 32 mins
view 16/2/2012 Bob Allies, Graham Morrison, Michèle Brunello, Pippo Ciorra, Reinier de Graaf and Brett Steele Three Cities in Flux - Urban Regeneration in London, Milan, Rome - 1/2 61 mins
view 16/2/2012 Bob Allies, Graham Morrison, Michèle Brunello, Pippo Ciorra, Reinier de Graaf and Brett Steele Three Cities in Flux - Urban Regeneration in London, Milan, Rome - 2/2 49 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.