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view 30/4/2012 AA-AD Symposium 4 Ecological Design Research and Computation 318 mins
view 30/4/2012 AA-AD Symposium 3 Ecological Design Research and Computation 318 mins
view 30/4/2012 AA-AD Symposium 2 Ecological Design Research and Computation 28 mins
view 2/8/1991 SMITHSON, Peter Economist Building 68 mins
view 29/4/2010 ROCHE, François Ecosophical Apparatus and Skizoïd Machines 1/2 105 mins
view 29/4/2010 ROCHE, Francois Ecosophical Apparatus and Skizoïd Machines 2/2 17 mins
view 18/5/1999 JENCKS, Charles Ecstatic Architecture 90 mins
view 9/2/1976 Paul Shepheard, Will Alsop, Peter Wilson, Jean Sillet Edinburgh Lectures 1/2 122 mins
view 9/2/1976 COOK, Peter/PRICE, Cedric Edinburgh Lectures 2/2 142 mins
view 18/10/2010 DAVIDSON, Cynthia; BASAR, Shumon Editing vs. Curating 0 mins
view 23/2/1998 CORNUBERT, Christophe Educatorium: Synthetic Landscapes 52 mins
view 22/3/1995 Alison Mark, Christine Wertheim, Raoul Bunschoten, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Mark Goulthorpe Eidetic Images 93 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.