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  Date Name Title Run time
view 8/3/2013 LISLEGAARD, Ann Artist Talk 76 mins
view 7/3/2013 AURELI, Pier Vittorio Projects 74 mins
view 6/3/2013 HASEGAWA, Itsuko Ordinary and Heroic 77 mins
view 5/3/2013 PELKONEN, Eeva-Liisa Urban Aalto 56 mins
view 28/2/2013 Geoff Manaugh, Mark Smout and Laura Allen Architect Explorers: Land Use Taxonomy / Landscape Transformation 92 mins
view 27/2/2013 PLUS Session 3: Envelope 106 mins
view 22/2/2013 Mark Cousins Where is Everyday Life? 8/10 48 mins
view 20/2/2013 MERCY, Dominique & Peter PABST with Takako Hasegawa & Barbara Campbell-Lange Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch 98 mins
view 19/2/2013 BLOCK, Philippe Stone Skins: New Masonry Shells 70 mins
view 18/2/2013 SOAR, Rupert Physiomimetics: A Process Architecture and Construction Paradigm 90 mins
view 15/2/2013 COUSINS, Mark Where is Everyday Life? 7/10 52 mins
view 15/2/2013 CLAERBOUT, David On David Claerbout: Artist Talks Series, organised by Parveen Adams 92 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.