Important COVID-19 / Coronavirus information and FAQs

Search for lectures available online on this page. A comprehensive list of AA lectures can be seen here.

  Date Name Title Run time
view 5/10/1999 KRECIC, Peter Joze Plecnik and the Making of a Capital 75 mins
view 30/10/2001 WESTON, Richard Jrn Utzon: Buildings Ancient & Modern 85 mins
view 6/11/1996 VARIOUS Judenplatz, Vienna 1996 1/2 93 mins
view 6/11/1996 VARIOUS Judenplatz, Vienna 1996 2/2 112 mins
view 23/4/1996 ROBBRECHT, Paul & DEAM, Hilde Katoen Natie, Antwerp, Architectural Interventions 105 mins
view 28/10/2019 Paola Antonelli KEYNOTE: Design and Politics: Exhibitions for the Real World 65 mins
view 31/10/2019 Suhair Khan KEYNOTE: Tech x Creativity 67 mins
view 6/2/2017 Daniel Levin Becker La forme d’une ville, la ville d’une forme: potential literature in and of the city 72 mins
view 11/12/2013 AURELI, Pier Vittorio Labour, City and Architecture: Cedric Price’s Pottery Thinkbelt and the Post-Fordist turn in Architecture - 6/6 114 mins
view 1/11/2011 ALLEN, Stan Landform Building 78 mins
view 22/11/2013 VOGT, Günther Landscape as an Attitude 95 mins
view 16/1/1997 MCDONNELL, Clive Landscape in Practice 85 mins

Search by name or title:  
The Architectural Association, Inc. is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (No.171402) and registered as a charity (No. 311083). Registered office: 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES, 020 7887 4000

Click here to read the AA’s latest review report.

Click here to read the AA’s latest action plan.

close

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 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.

close