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Autumn Jury


Series: Experimental Methods
Date: Friday 1 November 2019
Time: 10:00
Venue: AA Lecture Hall
Running time: 0 mins

Open Week culminates in the Autumn Jury as an opportunity for cross-school conversation. For this jury, a selection of the best projects from the past academic year will be presented by students and recent graduates from across the school to a panel of invited critics that include: Anna Mansfield (Publica), Paul Finch (Architect's Journal), architect Su Rogers, Andreas Klok Pedersen (BIG), architect Asif Khan, Megan Charnley (Projects Office), Andrea Bugli (AL_A), Stephen Bates (Sergison Bates) and architect Gabu Heindl. 

10.00 - Introduction
10.20 - Tatjana Crossley - PhDThe Dissolution of the Body Image: Immersive Environments and Sensory Experience
10.40 - Gianna Bottema - Projective CitiesHousing and Care Cooperatives in the Netherlands, Spatial Diagrams of Cluster Living
11.00 Bálint Bakos - Sustainable Environmental Design - Affordable Housing for Lagos, Nigeria
11.20 - Ferial Massoud - First Year - Space and Tectonics
11.40 - Noa Segev - AA Interprofessional StudioSchweig und Sprechen
12.00 - Pierre-Edouard Joseph Joiris De Caussin - Intermediate Unit 15, 2nd Year - The University as Common Ground
12.20 - Elena Luciano Suastegui, Rafael Martinez Caldera and Yasmina Yehia - Landscape Urbanism - Just Transition


2.00 - Introduction
2.20 - Stephanie Delgado - History & Critical Thinking - Do-good Architecture: Evolution of Humanitarian Design Discourses
2.40 - Ryan Cook - Diploma Unit 9, 5th Year - World War E
3.00 - Wei Wen - Housing & Urbanism - Kitchen City: The New Industrial Neighbourhood
3.20 - Lucas Wilson - Design & Make - An Ash Tree
3.40 - Maria Bessarabova - Diploma Unit 3, 4th Year - Learning from Enewetak
4.00 - Dahyun Kim, Didem Sahin, Dingming Wang and Nicholas Rawitscher Torres - Design Research LaboratoryAlife
4.20 - Thomas Faulkner - Intermediate Unit 5, 3rd Year - Common Fields
4.40 - Abhinav Chaudhary, Miguel Escallon and Neil Deep Singh Grewal - EmTech - Infrasonic: A Material Resonant System
5.00 - Caroline Esclapez - Diploma Unit 14, 5th Year - Occupy - A User’s Manual for the Occupation of Public Space

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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.