Monday 8 – Saturday 13 January 2018

AA Weekly

Happy New Year, and welcome to AA Weekly, the digital newsletter of the Architectural Association. Evolving from the long-running printed Events List, here you’ll find a curated overview of the week ahead and learn more about AA life – whether you’re a student in London or part of our community of over 12,000 AA Members and alumni around the world. As always, you can find out what’s on anytime by visiting

Dan Stubbergaard

Our Urban Living

MArch Keynote Lecture, Monday 8 January In the first of five MArch keynote lectures, Danish architect Dan Stubbergaard, of Copenhagen-based COBE, discusses the practice’s role in transforming the Danish capital from an industrial city into one of the world’s most liveable places. / Find out more

Alberto Alessi

Alessi AirSpace Keynote

Lecture, Saturday 13 January Closing the inaugural Alessi Airspace AA Visiting School, Alberto Alessi addresses the importance of designed objects and the world they generate around them. / Find out more

Mudun, Urban Cultures in Transit

Exhibition Private View & Evening Lecture, Thursday 11 January Presenting the varying dynamics of the Middle East and North Africa through ten years of research and documentation by the Dubai-based magazine, Brownbook. / Find out more

Every House on Langland Road

Saturday Gallery Talk, Saturday 13 January Following the private view on 11 January, AA Members are invited to join architect Michael Gold to explore Netherfield, a unique housing project built in the new city of Milton Keynes in the early 1970s / Book your place


AA School Open Day, Friday 12 January, 11am

Open days are great opportunities to meet current AA students and staff, tour our facilities, view presentations of student work and get advice on the application process. Find out more

Competition: A Desk for Mark Cousins

The school community is invited to take part in a competition for a desk for Mark Cousins, as he turns from 30 years of the Friday Lecture Series towards writing. Deadline Friday 19 January. Find out more

From the Collections

The AA remembers the passionate and prolific architectural writer and historian Gavin Stamp (1948–2017), pictured (right) with Leon Krier in 1992. Read his essay ‘Anti-Ugly Action’, published in AA Files 70.

Photo Valerie Bennett © AA Photo Library

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