Pablo Bronstein, Pedro Gadanho, Beatrice Galilee, Manon Mollard & Rowan Moore

Winter Jury

Series: Open Week Event
Date: Friday 8 February 2019
Time: 10:00
Venue: AA Lecture Hall
Running time: 0 mins

Join us for the Winter Jury on Friday 8 February to see a selection of work from across the Undergraduate School that will be reviewed by a panel of invited critics. 

Guest Critics:
Pablo Bronstein (Artist)
Pedro Gadanho (Director - MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon)
Beatrice Galilee (Architecture Curator, Metropolitan Museum, New York)
Manon Mollard (Editor, The Architectural Review)
Rowan Moore (Architecture Critic, The Observer)


10.00 - The Cultural Odyssey / Siong Yu-Hsaing Wang 
10.30 - PostVacancy / Norman Fong 
11.00 - For my rich Panda / Alyson Chan 
11.30 - The Architectural Exposome / Ioana Man
12.00 - The Ecological Fortification of Diego Garcia / Kishan San Bhopal 
14.30 - Hermit in Contemporary China / Zhehao Hong
15.00 - Forest Games / Daniel Tayar-Watson
15.30 - The Unrooted Industry / Lior Ramon 
16.00 - Density/ Jason Kok - Markus Yau 
16.30 - Extra Exotic & The Bad Seeds / Hunter Doyle
17.00 - Precariat / Chloe Hudson 

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

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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 Diploma), 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.