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AA Interprofessional Studio presents Exquisite Corpse at Matadero Madrid
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Date Submitted: 22/3/2011
Cedric Price: Wish We Were Here
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Date Submitted: 28/2/2011
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Date Submitted: 13/1/2011
Performing Robots to Exploits on the Victorian Thames Four exhibitions
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Date Submitted: 6/1/2011
The Slice Images
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Date Submitted: 17/11/2010
The Slice
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Date Submitted: 17/11/2010
AA at the 12th Venice Biennale Beyond Entropy: When Energy Becomes Form
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Date Submitted: 21/7/2010
Blood Railway Carries off First Foster + Partners Prize for Sustainability and Infrastructure
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Date Submitted: 15/7/2010
AA School's New Bedford Square Buildings Open to Public for First Tine
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Date Submitted: 2/7/2010
Wakeford Bequest: 'AA School Receives its Largest Ever Single Gift to Develop the First UK Campus Dedicated to Design & Make Architecture'



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Date Submitted: 30/6/2010

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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.

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