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view 18/2/1998 BLISS, Tim and John OKEEFE Memory, Space, and the Brain 93 mins
view 22/11/2004 BENTON, Tim Mens sana in corpore sano - Italian Fascism, the Body and Architecture 83 mins
view 23/10/2001 CURTIS, William J R Mental landscapes: Notes on Abstraction 140 mins
view 9/10/2001 KUROKAWA, kisho Metabolism + Recent Work 80 mins
view 12/5/2016 ARSENE-HENRY, Charles Metafiction #1 : The Flowers of Hypothesis 74 mins
view 5/2/2016 ARSENE-HENRY, Charles Metafiction #1 : The Prismatic Subdivisions of an Idea 75 mins
view 15/2/2018 Charles Arsène Henry Metafiction #1: Emerald Logics 32 mins
view 16/3/2009 CUNNINGHAM, David Metropolitics: Critical Theory, Collectivity and the Right to the City 83 mins
view 30/10/1997 COX, Oliver Michael Ventris Memorial Lecture: The Man and The Architect 0 mins
view 12/3/2009 HORDEN, Richard Micro Architecture 82 mins
view 18/2/2014 LANGE, Christiane, Julian HEYNEN & Paul ROBBRECHT Mies 1:1 - The Golf Club Project 118 mins
view 12/10/2006 WELCHMAN, John Mike Kelleys Extracurricular Activities 79 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.