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view 8/2/2012 Jorinde Voigt, Anne Hardy, Hynek Martinec, Lavinia Neff and Friedrich Grafling ARTitectural Production: Roundtable Discussion 66 mins
view 7/2/2012 Antoni Malinowski, Adam Nathaniel Furman, Fenella Collingridge Saturated Space Research Cluster Launch Event 62 mins
view 7/2/2012 KOOLHAAS, Rem, Hans Ulrich OBRIST, Brett STEELE, Shumon BASAR Project Japan: Metabolism Talks 102 mins
view 6/2/2012 BERNATH, Doreen Curves in Design and Pictures – Digital and Longing for the Uncopiable - 4/5 - Architecture and Education Series organised by Mark Cousins 72 mins
view 3/2/2012 COUSINS, Mark The Poetics of Cliché -7/9 57 mins
view 3/2/2012 SOSNOWSKA, Monika Artist Talks Series organised by Parveen Adams 78 mins
view 1/2/2012 Groundlab / Plasma Studio The Groundworks - Exhibition-related lecture hosted by Brett Steele 101 mins
view 31/1/2012 TEGNESTUE, Tyin An Architecture that Follows Necessity 87 mins
view 30/1/2012 FORTY, Adrian Concrete and Culture -3/5 Architecture and Education Series organised by Mark Cousins 97 mins
view 27/1/2012 COUSINS, Mark The Poetics of Cliché - 6/9 56 mins
view 27/1/2012 BEASLEY, Becky Feet & Hinges (and Other Literary Models) Artist Talks Series organised by Parveen Adams 89 mins
view 24/1/2012 H·O·R·T·U·S Roundtable discussion and Harvest Night 2 of 2 75 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.