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view 9/4/1977 HALFMANN, Jasper/CLOD, Zillich Reality and the Reduced Model 62 mins
view 21/2/1977 COOK, Peter They Came To London 90 mins
view 13/1/1977 ABRAHAM, Raimund Seven Gates 72 mins
view 18/12/1976 JENCKS, charles The Fear, Asceticism and Suicide of the Avant-Garde 88 mins
view 18/12/1976 KOOLHAAS, Rem Salvador Dali, The Paranoid Critical Method, Le Corbusier, New York 104 mins
view 18/12/1976 ROWE, Colin Inside Out: Outside in? 58 mins
view 17/12/1976 COOK, Peter Second Step Towards Arcadia 30 mins
view 17/12/1976 VESELY, Dalibor Architecture:The Incurable Disease 91 mins
view 17/12/1976 MAXWELL, Robert Cries and Struggles In The Boudoir 32 mins
view 29/11/1976 Colquhoun, Alan and John MILLER Recent Work 120 mins
view 29/11/1976 Colquhoun, Alan and John MILLER Recent Work 17 mins
view 29/11/1976 Alvin Boyarsky, Caroline Tisdall, Peter Cook, Kenneth Frampton, Leon Krier Academicism Lives On 108 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.