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view 19/11/2013 SMOUT, Mark and Laura ALLEN Smout Allen 62 mins
view 18/11/2013 SIBAUD, Guillaume / Triptyque Tropical Experience 54 mins
view 15/11/2013 COUSINS, Mark The Scene of Art - 1/3 44 mins
view 13/11/2013 AURELI, Pier Vittorio Architecture Without Quality: The Rise of Urban Decorum and Architecture as Financial Strategy - 3/6 105 mins
view 5/11/2013 MENGES, Achim Material Synthesis: Performance and Performativity 79 mins
view 5/11/2013 WIGLY, Mark Pipeless Dreams: Buckminster Fuller and the Architecture of Radio 83 mins
view 1/11/2013 COUSINS, Mark Scenography - 2/7 50 mins
view 1/11/2013 EASTERLING, Keller AA Think Tank: Plan the Planet (Part 1) – Extrastatecraft Lectures 82 mins
view 31/10/2013 COLOMINA, Beatriz The Total Interior: Playboy 1953–79 80 mins
view 30/10/2013 AURELI, Pier Vittorio A Grammar for Architecture: Filippo Bunelleschi and the advent of Syntactic Architecture - 2/6 80 mins
view 29/10/2013 EMMERSON, Tom & Sam JACOB San Rocco - On Copies 116 mins
view 25/10/2013 COUSINS, Mark Scenography - 1/7 41 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.