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Monday 7 – Saturday 12 May

AA Weekly

Hooke Park Day Trip, Saturday 12 May Your chance to discover Hooke Park, the AA’s experimental woodland campus. / Find out more

With sunshine on the cards, ditch the winter coat and join the AA as we dig deep into the work of our tutors and students. Arantza Ozaeta Cortázar and Álvaro Martín Fidalgo of Intermediate 4, and Media Studies tutor Charles Arsène-Henry discuss recent projects, and graduating students in the MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design Projective Cities present their final theses. Finish your week with an afternoon symposium that looks at words and voices in architecture. And on Saturday 12 May, join us for a change of scenery at Hooke Park, our woodland campus in Dorset. The day includes a foraging walk and tour of buildings designed by Richard Burton and Frei Otto, Ed Cullinan and the students of Design + Make. / Book today

Arantza Ozaeta Cortázar & Álvaro Martín Fidalgo

SOFT and beyond

Tutor Lecture Series, Tuesday 8 May AA Intermediate 4 tutors present the work of their practice, TallerE2, which seeks to open up discussions through building on innovative and speculative reactions to shrinkage within cities. / Find out more

Charles Arsène-Henry

Metafiction #1: Acksetron Kusanagi

Metafiction #1: Acksetron Kusanagi

Evening Lecture, Wednesday 9 May AA Media Studies tutor Charles Arsène-Henry presents his project Metafiction #1. / Find out more

Simon Henley

and Gavin Hale-Brown

Book Launch, Wednesday 9 May Join architects Simon Henley and Gavin Hale-Brown as they celebrate the launch of their new book presenting a number of buildings that sit within the dense urban texture of London. Photo Nicholas Kane. / Find out more

AAVS Budapest

with Hello Wood

with Hello Wood

Visiting School Event, Thursday 10 May AAVS Budapest Directors Peiyee Yong and Doreen Bernath speak with collaborator Hello Wood about what it means to regard walkers as builders. / Find out more

Projective Cities

with Josep Bohigas Arnau

Final Presentations, Friday 11 May Following a guest lecture by Josep Bohigas Arnau, graduating students from the MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design: Projective Cities programme give their final presentations of thesis projects. / Discover more

Words and Voices

History & Critical Thinking

History & Critical Thinking

Symposium with invited guests, Friday 11 May Organised by the History & Critical Thinking MA, this afternoon seeks to trigger and stage encounters through reading across a variety of voices in architecture, art, literature and philosophy. / Discover more

The week at a glance

Monday 7 – Saturday 12 May


Tutor Lecture Series: Arantza Ozaeta Cortázar & Álvaro Martín Fidalgo – SOFT and beyond Lecture Hall, 6.30pm


Evening Lecture: Charles Arsène-Henry – Metafiction #1: Acksetron Kusanagi Lecture Hall, 6.30pm

Book Launch: Henley Halebrown AA Bookshop, 6.30pm

THU 10

AAVS Budapest in conversation with Hello Wood Lecture Hall, 6.30pm

FRI 11

Lecture and Final Presentations: Projective Cities with Josep Bohigas Arnau Barrel Vault, 1pm

Symposium: Words and Voices, organised by History & Critical Thinking Lecture Hall, 4pm

SAT 12

Membership & Alumni Event: Hooke Park Day Trip See website for details


AA Exhibitions
Anthropocene: Diploma 4 Project Space, AA Gallery
Marko Modic – Amoebix: The Hieroglyphs and Sketches of an Unconventional Mind, Front Members’ Room
Stefan Popa – AArchitect In Residence: Use and re-use: ‘Ethic or aesthetic?’, Back Members’ Room


RIBA Funding Schemes

Students enrolling on RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 courses in September 2018 can apply for bursaries and scholarships through the RIBA as they make available a record £220,000 for funding. / Find out more

Council calls for Nominations

AA Council has placed an open call for nominations commencing Monday 4 June 2018. The deadline for nominations is Monday 7 May. / Learn more about eligibility

AA Museum Lab to exhibit at Manifesta 12

AA Museum Lab (Diploma Unit 15) students have launched a crowd-funding campaign to support the installation of their exhibition, Preserving Delay, to be built at Manifesta 12 in Palermo, a major international art event attracting visitors from all over the world. / Read More

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