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view 31/10/1995 VIDLER, Anthony Warped Space 60 mins
view 19/10/2012 COUSINS, Mark Where is Everyday Life? 2/10 60 mins
view 10/2/2001 Paul Hirst, featuring Neil Leach, Katharina Borsi, Brian Hatton, Noel Daniel. German Architecture and its Changing Past 5/9 60 mins
view 1/1/1968 WALDEN, R. and FRAMPTON, K. Le Corbusier Symposium 2/3 ARTNET 60 mins
view 1/1/1968 FRAMPTON, K and SARIN, M Le Corbusier Symposium 3/3 ARTNET 60 mins
view 15/6/1975 JONES, Gareth Gareth Jones Discussion 2/2 60 mins
view 11/6/1975 SUA, Hugo Part One: Housing In Chile 60 mins
view 21/5/1976 Canterbury School Of Architecture Slide Rules O.K. 60 mins
view 26/10/2010 AHRENDS, Peter; BURTON, Richard; KORALEK, Paul ABK: Threads and Connections 60 mins
view 22/1/1976 FRAMPTON, Kenneth Technology & The Crisis Of Place 1/2 60 mins
view 16/10/2008 NIERMANN, Ingo and Nikolaus HIRSCH The Great Pyramid: A Tomb For All Of Us 61 mins
view 7/2/2005 WARD, David Face to Face - Looking at Paintings - Part 3 61 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.