Luis Callejas - postponed on 27 February 2017 at 18:30, Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this lecture has been postponed to Term 1 of the 2017-18 academic year. Please check back on the website closer to the time for the updated date.
Technical Studies Second Year Load Testing Event.
Do Ho Suh on 24 February 2017 at 18:30, Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and a MFA in sculpture from Yale University. Interested in the malleability of space in both its physical and metaphorical manifestations, Do Ho Suh constructs site-specific installations that question the boundaries of identity. His…
Mark Cousins on 24 February 2017 at 17:00, Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
In modernity the question of miracles has been almost completely displaced. If they are discussed at all, it is usually to show that their very existence has been excluded due to the rise of scientific explanation. Today, the spread of both sceptical and secular systems of values has relegated mirac...
Don't miss the conversation on the changing nature of publishing between Four Corners Books and Visual Editions chaired by Sarah Handelman on Thursday, 23 February 2017 at 18:30 in the AA Lecture Hall. Titled New Ways of Telling the Same Old Stories, it is the second event in our Term 2 AA XX 100 series. For more information, please visit the AA website.
From Vitruvius and Palladio, to Delirious New York and Learning from Las Vegas, some of history’s greatest architects have also been its most prolific writers. But throughout this history, the way we communicate – about architecture or anything else – has never ceased to evolve. This roundtable eve...
All welcome to AA LAndscape Urbanism lecture by Marcin Ignac on data visualization and computational design, at AA 33 First Floor Back, 22nd February 2017, 2:00pm
Marcin finds beauty and inspiration in nature, structures of biological organisms, in patterns emerging from data and complexity of computer algorithms. He believes in applying these concepts to shape our understading of technology mediated creativity. In 2012 Marcin combined his background in Computer Science, New Media Art and Interaction Design to start Variable and fulfil this vision.http://variable.io/
AA MakeLab Visiting School in Hooke Park, Dorset, UK will continue a research started during the Space Media Festival in Taiwan in August 2016 investigating movement tracking and interaction between the urban environment and its inhabitants.
The workshop will take place on April 18-22, 2017 and registration is now open. For more info visit http://makelab.aasch...egistration.html
Flow Taipei, 2016 Workshop installation as part of the ‘Space Media Festival’ in Taipei, organised by Dezact and Stichting Modulus, architect and artist…
Jonathan Glancey on 22 February 2017 at 18:30, AA Bookshop. For more information visit AA website
Why do we find the idea of a multi-coloured Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Familia a work of genius or kitsch? Why has Le Corbusier, one of the greatest of all architects, been treated as a villain? This book exa...
ONCE UPON A TIME…IN THE AGE OF METABOLISM by MA History & Critical Thinking student Chris Doray details the Term 1 Art & Architecture lecture at the AA by Pierre-Jean Giloux on Machinami, Japanese Urban Landscapes, which contemplated the notion of superimposing history and ruins. http://conversations...e-of-metabolism/
“It is neither nature nor art– traditionally, ruins have not only collapsed, they have been overrun by a nature they can no longer exclude. It is neither past nor present: it is a past that has never been present, a presence that is not of the present it inhabits. A ruin is a distempering of times,…
Following the Emerging North Korea symposium last week, AA graduate Calvin Chua spoke to Monocle 24 Radio about the AA Visiting School Pyongyang: https://monocle.com/...he-urbanist/279/
City-building is tough – we try to imagine how tough it is in a secluded country such as North Korea. Meanwhile, Cairo plans to build a new administrative capital in the desert. Plus: what do fashion houses do for our cities?
Unit Masters of Intermediate 8 Curro Gonzalez De Canales and Nuria Alvarez Lombardero will talk about their practice Canales Lombardero in a lecture titled New Formalism on 21 February 2017 at 18:30 in the AA Lecture Hall as part of our Term 2 Tutor Lecture Series. For more information please visit the AA website.
In one of his most celebrated lectures at Harvard University, the political theorist, Robert Mangabeira Ungers identified seven different categories of formalism in legal theory. Through an intricate and expansive process of classification involving different ideological, philosophical and cultural…
Don't miss the symposium on Emerging North Korea - a unique opportunity to gain insight into North Korean architecture, cities and society, organised by Calvin Chua and Dongwoo Yim on 17 February 2017 from 14:00 onwards in the AA Lecture Hall. For more information, please visit the AA website or see the poster below. AA Visiting School AA Visiting School Pyongyang
is Associate Director of Research at Choson Exchange, a non-profit that provides training for DPR Koreans in Economics, Entrepreneurship and Urban Planning. He was Executive Director of Choson Exchange from 2012 to 2016. He currents also lectures at the University of Yangon, teaching classes on East...
John Palmesino, Ann-Sofi Rönnskog, Carl Turner, Bozar Ben Zeev, and Rory Sherlock, chaired by Stanislas Turcon (AAgora) on 14 February 2017 at 18:30, Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
Heaven is the most paradisiac construction of man, and yet, Heaven is still an ordered place, with limits, a front and back, inside and outside. Architecture can order environments, beginning with the limit. This is often synonymous with the wall, paradoxically mediating two spaces by both separatin...
Organised by AA XX 100 on 13 February 2017 at 18:30, Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
Come and discover your next inspiring Mentor in a unique event designed to meet and learn from a range of inspiring professionals working within architecture.
THE THIRTY YEARS OF ARCHITECTURE: A short guide on abandoning accumulated memories at the mercy of inclement weather - Paolo Emilio Pisano explains his project in Intermediate 5 that received a commendation at the 2016 RIBA President’s Medal Awards:http://conversations...clement-weather/