Monday 15 – Saturday 20 January 2018

AA Weekly

Es Devlin OBE opens the inaugural AA Dialogues event on Wednesday 17 January

Image Es Devlin, Room 2022, Miami Edition

Next week sees the launch of AA Dialogues, a programme of discussions for AA Members and alumni to explore how different makers operate on the edge or outside architectural conventions. For the inaugural event, stage designer Es Devlin will look back on 20 years of experience designing events, theatres and performances, and how that work engages its performers, spectators, architecture and cities. / Find out more

Pathways to Practice

Chaired by Paul Crosby

Evening Lecture, Thursday 18 January AA Alumni Roger Zogolovitch, Meredith Bowles, Amandine Kastler and Jack Self will discuss how their studies and professional experiences have enabled them to develop unique pathways to practice. (Image Mole Architects and Solidspace, photo Rory Gardiner). / Find out more

Members' Screening

Lola Montès

Lola Montes

AA Cinema, Tuesday 16 January AA Members are invited to join an exclusive screening of Max Ophüls's final film, Lola Montès – at once a magnificent romantic melodrama, a meditation on the lurid fascination with celebrity and a one-of-a-kind movie spectacle. / Book your place

Ricochet 2

Open Call for Proposals

Deadline Extended, Friday 19 January Intended as an intensive exchange of ideas, the Ricochet series offers AA Members and alumni a chance to discuss their own works-in-progress with students and colleagues. Submit your interest to discuss your work at the next event on Wednesday 28 February. / Find out more

Global Visiting



Deadlines Approaching Apply to take part in one of the AA's global short courses. Deadlines close this month for Visiting Schools in El Alto, Bolivia and Buenos Aires, Argentina. / Find out more

Remembering Neave Brown

1929 – 2018


The AA remembers alumnus and RIBA Royal Gold Medal winner Neave Brown (AADipl 1955), architect of three of the most pioneering housing schemes of postwar British architecture. Read his conversation about his life and work, published in AA Files 67. / Read more

The week at a glance

Monday 15 – Saturday 20 January 2018

TUE 16

Members' Screening: Lola Montès AA Cinema, 7pm

WED 17

AA Dialogues: Es Devlin - Manifesto for Architectural Dishonesty Lecture Hall, 6.30pm

THU 18

Pathways to Practice: Roger Zogolovitch, Meredith Bowles, Amandine Kastler and Jack Self, chaired by Paul Crosby Lecture Hall, 6.30pm

FRI 19

Simulating Environments: A Cross-Graduate School Event Lecture Hall, 2pm


Exhibitions are open until Saturday 10 February
Mudun, Urban Cultures in Transit, AA Gallery
Every House on Langland Road, Front Members? Room


Notice of Annual General Meeting of the AA Council

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Registered Members of the Architectural Association (Inc) will be held at 33 Bedford Square, First Floor Front, on Monday 22 January, 6.30pm.

Application Deadlines for the 2018-19 Academic Year

Application deadlines for prospective students wishing to join in September 2018: Foundation and Undergraduate School: late applications close Friday 26 January 2018. Graduate School: early (Winter) applications close Friday 26 January 2018; late (Spring) applications close Friday 9 March 2018. / Find out more on how to apply

From the Collections

Neil Porter, BBC Headquarters, Control Room Plan and interior perspective, Diploma 1, 1982-83

Coinciding with Gustafson Porter + Bowman's competition win, with Ron Arad and David Adjaye, for the UK Holocaust Memorial, AA alumnus Neil Porter has donated his fourth and fifth-year student work to the AA Archives. / Read more

The AA Archive is constantly looking to enhance its collections and encourages donations of alumni student work - drawings, models, ephemera, digital files, etc. For more information or to discuss a possible donation, contact AA Archivist Edward Bottoms

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