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view 7/12/2010 SCHUMACHER, Patrik The Autopoiesis of Architecture 1/2 142 mins
view 30/11/2010 REIJNDORP, Arnold The City as Performance 93 mins
view 25/11/2010 Metahaven Uncorporate Identity 75 mins
view 24/11/2010 MASTRIGLI, Gabriele In praise of Discontinuity or La Leçon de Rome 97 mins
view 23/11/2010 LEE, Christopher C M Working in Series 60 mins
view 19/11/2010 COUSINS, Mark Technology and the First Person Singular: Neighbours Without Proximity 5/12 70 mins
view 18/11/2010 VIDLER, Anthony The Crisis of Modernism: James Stirling Out of the Archive 65 mins
view 18/11/2010 HASSELT, Kai van Reflexive Urbanism 65 mins
view 17/11/2010 KOHN, Eugene (KPF) The Global Practice 95 mins
view 16/11/2010 PURINI, Nur Puri Commodities, Environmental Markets and the Future of Cities 125 mins
view 14/11/2010 COUSINS, Mark Technology and the First Person Singular: Neighbours Without Proximity 4/12 50 mins
view 12/11/2010 COUSINS, Mark Technology and the First Person Singular: The Engraved Line 3/12 50 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.