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view 24/1/2012 H·O·R·T·U·S Roundtable discussion and Harvest Night 1 of 2 60 mins
view 23/1/2012 RICE, Charles Domestic Interiors - 2/5 - Architecture and Education Series organised by Mark Cousins 70 mins
view 20/1/2012 ALONSO, Hernán Díaz The Forms of Plenty, DRL Keynote Lecture (Day 2) 73 mins
view 19/1/2012 MOREL, Philippe DRL Keynote Lecture (Day 1) 80 mins
view 18/1/2012 EmTech Keynote Lecture: KALOREVIC, Branko Architecture of Change 78 mins
view 17/1/2012 SED Keynote Lecture: Mike Taylor, Gustavo Brunelli and Ed Mc Cann London 2012 Velodrome: An example of integrated and sustainable design 102 mins
view 16/1/2012 Peter Cook Stuff and Nonsense for Architecture - 1/5 - Architecture and Education Series, organised by Mark Cousins 94 mins
view 9/12/2011 Mark Cousins The Poetics of Cliché: Place Settings - Design and Cliché - 5/9 57 mins
view 6/12/2011 WINTER, John Annual DOCOMOMO Lecture 93 mins
view 2/12/2011 COUSINS, Mark The Poetics of Cliche: ADMINISTRATION; the Biopolitics of Language 4/9 62 mins
view 1/12/2011 LOWENTHAL, David From Eden to Earth Day: Landscape Restoration as Mission and Metaphor 88 mins
view 30/11/2011 NORTH - Philippe Rekacewicz, Marianne Skjulhaug, Yi-Jen Chen, John Palmesino Roundtable Discussion 2/2 38 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.