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  Date Name Title Run time
view 8/3/2000 STERN, Ralph Berlin: The Politics of Memory 104 mins
view 2/3/2015 Carlos H Matos & Umberto Bellardi Ricci Beton Machine 59 mins
view 14/5/1998 PRIX, Wolf Between Heaven and Hell - The Architecture of Clouds 96 mins
view 18/10/2016 Paul Shepheard Between Living Time and Rocky Space 86 mins
view 4/5/2001 GERSHT, Ori Between Now & Then 70 mins
view 12/10/2001 MALINOWSKI, Antoni Between Painting and Architecture 53 mins
view 3/2/2015 MAGYAR, Adam Between the Lines 78 mins
view 25/2/1998 HOFSTATTER, Michael/MANAHL, Richard Beyond Minimalism 1/2 120 mins
view 25/2/1998 HOFSTATTER, Michael/MANAHL, Richard Beyond Minimalism 2/2 30 mins
view 16/1/2004 SPILUTTINI, Margherita Beyond Nature: Constructions of Landscape 54 mins
view 9/2/2016 Nicola Lees, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Joseph Grima and Shumon Basar in conversation Biennialing: Excitement or Exhaustion 95 mins
view 6/3/1998 GILLICK, Liam Big Conference Centre 57 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.