The AA's Public Programme consists of an extensive series of public events dedicated to contemporary architectural culture: exhibitions, members' events, lectures, seminars, conferences, book launches and publications. Each year architectural theorists and practitioners, writers, performing artists, musicians and art historians are invited to speak at the AA. Whether as part of the series of Evening Lectures or Visiting Theory Seminars or Artist Talks, these events bring together different parts of the school and form an essential component of an AA education.

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All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students unless otherwise stated.

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Monday 11 February 2019
18.30
AA Lecture Hall
Michelle Provoost, Platon Issaias & Michael Young, chaired by Florian Idenburg & Manijeh Verghese
Border
HOME: Questioning post-Brexit relationships
Tuesday 12 February 2019
13.00
AA Lecture Hall
Nikolaus Hirsch
POSTPONED - Do We Dream Under The Same Sky
POSTPONED - Lunchtime Lecture
Wednesday 13 February 2019
13.00
AA Lecture Hall
Organised by Quotidien and AArchitecture
COPYRIGHT
Around the Table
18.00
AA Front Members' Room
Organised by Patricia de Souza Leao Muller, David Greene & Eddie Farrell
Meet Me Under the Chandelier
AA LAWuN Event
Thursday 14 February 2019
13.00
Squire and Partners
The Department Store Tour
Membership and Alumni Building Visit
18.30
AA Lecture Hall
Frances Morris
From Canon to Community: shifting priorities at Tate Modern
New Canonical Histories
Friday 15 February 2019
19.00
Front Members' Room
Miraj Ahmed & Martin Jameson, John Palmesino & Ann-Sofi Rönnskog, Andrew Yau & Jonas Lundberg
Earth Systems
Cocktails and Conversation


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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 Certificate), 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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