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view 17/3/2011 AURELLI, Pier Vittorio Lecture and Book Launch: The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture - 1/2 58 mins
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view 16/3/2011 COOK, Peter The Presentation 60 mins
view 16/3/2011 Arno Brandlhuber, Christian Posthofen and Marianne Mueller The Ordering of Social Relations through Building 1/2 59 mins
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view 15/3/2011 AL-AZZAWI, Subhi Climatically Responsive and Environmentally Friendly: The Passive Solar Design of Indigenous Iraqi Courtyard Houses 123 mins
view 14/3/2011 Luc Merx and Christian Holl Opulent Decay: The contingency of design 82 mins
view 11/3/2011 AA Symposium Patrik Schumacher and Wolf D.Prix Debating Fundamentals: Probing the Autopoiesis of Architecture - 5/10 25 mins
view 11/3/2011 AA Symposium Patrik Schumacher and Eric Owen Moss Debating Fundamentals: Probing the Autopoiesis of Architecture - 4/10 51 mins
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THE AA RECEIVES THE POWER TO AWARD ITS OWN DEGREES

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 Certificate), 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.

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