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view 29/1/2015 Andrea Bagnato, Joseph Grima, Sam Jacob, Justin McGuirk, Cat Rossi, Maria S Giudici, Marina Otero Verzier The Quantified Home 102 mins
view 28/1/2015 Mike Davies, Ian Ritchie, Cristina Garcia, Piers Gough, Don Gray, Andrew Holmes & Neil Thomas, chaired by Brett Steele The Culture of Performance 93 mins
view 26/1/2015 AA PhD Candidates PhD Symposium 224 mins
view 23/1/2015 Jason Kelly Johnson A City of Intelligent Machines 70 mins
view 22/1/2015 FRAZER, John An Evolutionary Architecture Reassessed 72 mins
view 21/1/2015 KNIPPERS, Jan Biological Design and Integrative Structures 60 mins
view 16/1/2015 COUSINS, Mark The Gesture: Gesture & Rhetoric - 5/8 60 mins
view 16/1/2015 Stefano Rabolli Pansera and Jonida Turani in discussion with Adrian Paci, Edi Hila and Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania Potential Monuments of Unrealised Futures 36 mins
view 15/1/2015 Francesca Hughes The Architecture of Error: Matter, Measure and the Misadventures of Precision 83 mins
view 12/12/2014 AA PhD Symposium Algorithms & Actualisation - 1/4 Organised by Elif Erdine and Ali Farzaneh 135 mins
view 12/12/2014 AA PhD Symposium Algorithms & Actualisation - 3/4 Organised by Elif Erdine and Ali Farzaneh 23 mins
view 12/12/2014 AA PhD Symposium Algorithms & Actualisation - 2/4 Organised by Elif Erdine and Ali Farzaneh 115 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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