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view 1/12/2004 BERKEL, Ben van Magnetic Geometries: Recent Works, UN Studio 67 mins
view 30/11/2004 RIJKE, Alex de An Architectural Alphabet 57 mins
view 23/11/2004 GEUZE, Adriaan Context 65 mins
view 22/11/2004 BENTON, Tim Mens sana in corpore sano - Italian Fascism, the Body and Architecture 83 mins
view 16/11/2004 VARIOUS Tracing Portugal: Emergent Architectural Scene 71 mins
view 10/11/2004 WEIZMAN, Eyal The Politics of Verticality: the Architecture of Warfare in the West Bank 99 mins
view 8/11/2004 LYNN, Greg Going Primitive 110 mins
view 5/11/2004 HADID, Zaha Architectural Education Symposium: Closing Lecture 64 mins
view 4/11/2004 FIORI, Jorge/Robert MAXWELL/Brett STEELE Architectural Education Symposium: Graduate Education 75 mins
view 4/11/2004 SERAJI-BOZORGZAD, Nasrine Architectural Education Symposium: Pedagogies of Architecture . . . 76 mins
view 3/11/2004 COOK, Peter Architectural Education Symposium: The Happy Volcano 62 mins
view 3/11/2004 ALLFORD, Simon Architectural Education Symposium: Accreditation 55 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.