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Monday 21 – Saturday 26 May

AA Weekly

Hugo Hinsley (1950–2018)

It is with great regret and deep sadness that we announce the death of our dear colleague and treasured friend Hugo Hinsley. With an AA career lasting 45 years, Hugo truly was at the heart and soul of all that we hold dear as a School Community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and daughter at this difficult time.

Into the

Great Wide Open

Book Launch, Thursday 24 May Editor Andreas Rumpfhuber presents fragmentary snapshot of the ongoing process of finding a place in the production and reflection of our built environment and a form of 'practice' in architecture. Special launch price £18. / Find out more

Venice Biennale

Alumni Evening

Alumni Evening

Membership & Alumni Event, Friday 25 May Join AA Interim Director Samantha Hardingham and Director-elect Eva Franch i Gilabert to toast the opening of The School of Athens, the exhibition curated by AA Intermediate 15 unit masters Xristina Argyros and Ryan Neiheiser at the Greek Pavilion in Venice. / Find out more and RSVP

An Evening to Remember

Paul Oliver (1927–2017)

Memorial, Saturday 26 May Join us as we remember Paul Oliver – influential former AA tutor and world-authority on blues music and vernacular architecture. Featuring live jazz and blues music performances from Sadie Roach and Alyn Shipton. / Book now

Projects Review



Exhibition Opening, Saturday 23 June Save the date for the opening of the AA’s annual end-of-year show – a celebration of student work produced in the last year. AA Members and alumni are invited to an exclusive private view on Monday 25 June. / Find out more

Will Alsop (1947–2018)

Will Alsop (1947–2018)

The AA remembers one of its most notable alumni and former tutors, Will Alsop OBE RA AADipl. He is pictured above in a review of AA student work with fellow tutor Stefano de Martino, 1988 / Read more

The week at a glance

Monday 21 – Saturday 26 May


Intermediate and Diploma School Juries Check website for details

THU 24

Book Launch: Into the Great Wide Open by Andreas Rumpfhuber AA Bookshop, 6.30pm

FRI 25

AA Alumni Evening with Eva Franch i Gilabert & Samantha Hardingham Greek Pavilion, Venice, 6pm

SAT 26

Memorial: An Evening to Remember Paul Oliver Lecture Hall, 3.30pm


AA Exhibition Stefan Popa: Re-Use – Ethic or Aesthetic, Back Members’ Room


Preparing for the GDPR

Look out for an email from AA Company Secretary Holly Bowden asking you to review your mailing preferences – part of our preparations ahead of a major change to the law on data protection coming into force on 25 May 2018.

Upcoming Member Events

With spring in full swing don’t forget to check out upcoming Membership and alumni events including exclusive screenings, private views and our ongoing Ricochet series for sharing work. / Find out more

Unit Postcard: Diploma 1

Shawn Wang, People’s Palace, Barking & Dagenham, part of work for Diploma Unit 1

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