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view 15/2/1990 Gordon Pask, Cedric Price, Mark Whitby Structural Expression in the Architecture of the Present Day 67 mins
view 13/2/2004 LANE, David Advanced Simulation and Generative Design Processes 1/4 68 mins
view 14/10/2008 MOMUS The Ideology of the 'Iconic' 68 mins
view 6/11/2008 HERFORTH NIELSEN, Kim Investigate, Ask, Tell, Draw, Build 68 mins
view 25/5/1977 VARIOUS Postmodernism: Uses of Language in Architecture 3/5 68 mins
view 11/7/2018 Jack Self and Adam Thirlwell Self FORMAT 3 68 mins
view 16/2/1998 UNWIN, Tim Ethics and Place 68 mins
view 21/10/1977 COOK, Peter Layers & Lairs 68 mins
view 27/2/2009 WILSON, Jane and Louise Lecture 68 mins
view 22/11/2008 VARIOUS Francis Bacon: Space and Surface 2/3 68 mins
view 13/11/1998 TURK, Gavin Artist Talk 68 mins
view 19/3/2009 CERO9: Cristina Diaz Moreno and Efren Garcia Grinda Red Candies 68 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.