Organised by Quotidien and AArchitecture


Series: Around the Table
Date: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Time: 13:00
Venue: AA Lecture Hall
Running time: 0 mins

You will be opening up a collective insight into the notion of RECOGNITION. Recognition is a response to an event, a person, or an object in the form of a memory drawn up; a recollection, or an identification of a subject from previous encounters or knowledge. Recognition as … identification |  recall | remembrance | recollection | acknowledgement | acceptance | admission | concession | granting | appreciation | gratitude | credit | commendation | acclamation … and many other moments and conceptualisations which you will hopefully be bringing into the table. 

Each lecture presents fragments of material from Quotidien and AArchitecture issues, through the invitation of authors of articles that have been submitted to either publication, as well as other guests whose work might be relevant to the theme of the lecture. The lectures aim to generate conversation between and amongst students, through the following themes; Recognition, Copyright and Esoteric, that we feel are especially pertinent to students in the AA, but also adequately addressed within the school community. Each lecture proposes to bring together 4-5 guest speakers who would present his or her work, in slides of text and visual images, and how it relates to the relevant theme  for approximately 5 minutes, before a general 30 minute roundtable discussion that will be chaired and moderated by one of us, that is open to the audience and other students to participate and ask questions as well.

Image: The sea, credit: Quotidien Archive - Michael Ho

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

August 2019
Su M Tu W Th F Sa


AA Photo Library has DVD copies of Public Programme lectures dating back to 1974


Online Lectures
Lecture Archive



For any issues with video playback please contact
AA Digital Platforms

The Architectural Association, Inc. is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (No.171402) and registered as a charity (No. 311083). Registered office: 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES, 020 7887 4000

Click here to read the AA’s latest review report.

Click here to read the AA’s latest action plan.