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view 16/3/2006 Robert Aish, Hugh Whitehead, Achim Menges Techniques and Technologies in Morphogenetic Design Symposium 2/3 171 mins
view 16/3/2006 Christopher Hight, Chris Perry Techniques and Technologies in Morphogenetic Design Symposium 3/3 72 mins
view 14/3/2006 ROCHE, Francois R&Sie(n) Architects 103 mins
view 7/3/2006 L-LEGENDRE, George Before and After: What a Mess 72 mins
view 6/3/2006 MOSS, Eric Owen Recent Work 96 mins
view 28/2/2006 HADID, Zaha The Design of the Phaeno Centre, Wolfsburg 100 mins
view 23/2/2006 JENCKS, Charles with Paul FINCH The Iconic Building: A Transitory or Permanent Condition? 94 mins
view 22/2/2006 FREEAR, Andrew Design through Making in Small-Town America 131 mins
view 21/2/2006 GUALLART, Vicente Media, Mountains and Architecture 80 mins
view 20/2/2006 ANDRASEK, Alisa Material Potency: Probabilistic Programming 69 mins
view 17/2/2006 MARCLAY, Christian Artist Talk 95 mins
view 17/2/2006 ITO, Toyo Morning Conversation with AA students and Brett Steele 78 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.