THE MARS EXPERIMENT- The AA Visiting School Jordan 2018 by Kais Al-Rawi describes their 2017 adventures between the Martian landscapes of the Wadi Rum Desert and Petra, the ancient city carved into a mountain, prior to the launch of MARS 2.0 this summer. Read more on AA Conversations
Kais Al-Rawi, Director of the Jordan AA Visiting School describes their 2017 adventures between the Martian landscapes of the Wadi Rum Desert and Petra, the ancient city carved into a mountain, prior to the launch of MARS 2.0 this summer.
Flavien Menu on 18 May 2018 at 18:30, AA Bookshop. For more information visit AA website
New Commons for Europe captures the vitality, the immediacy and the doubts of a generation of architects living in a particular, historical moment of the European Union. New Commons for Europe is the transcription of a public discussion that took place at the Architectural Association and a collecti...
TS5 HIGH PASS COMMENDATION 2018 - 'C24: A field of crepuscule' by Péter Zsuzsa, AA Diploma Unit 5 has been published on AA Conversations
'C24: A field of crepuscule' by Zsuzsa Peter, AA Diploma Unit 5
TS5 HIGH PASS WITH DISTINCTION 2018 - 'Prajapati’s Painted Bodhi: New(ari) Craftsmanship' by Dalia Frontini, AA Diploma Unit 16 has been published on AA Conversations
'Prajapati’s Painted Bodhi: New(ari) Craftsmanship' by Dalia Frontini Matsuura, AA Diploma Unit 16
TS3 HIGH PASS COMMENDATION 2018 - 'Improvisation: A First Resort, Not a Last Resort' by Sean Gwee, AA Intermediate Unit 5 has been published on AA Conversations
'Improvisation: A First Resort, Not a Last Resort' by Wei Xuan Sean Gwee, AA Intermediate Unit 5
One of the AA’s most notable Alumni and former tutors Will Alsop has sadly passed away aged 70.
Will Alsop graduated from the AA in 1973 and taught from 1975 to 1989 with David Greene, John Lyall and artist Bruce McLean amongst others. He worked with Cedric Price for four years and set up practice with John Lyall, who has said: “Will was exceptionally talented and always had a unique view of architecture”. Will met his wife Sheila at the AA in 1974 when she was AA General Studies Coordinator. Amongst his former students at the AA are Amanda Levete, Steve Christer of Studio Granda and current AA Interim Director Samantha Hardingham.
Image caption: Will Alsop at the AA in the 1980s © AA Photo Library
TS3 HIGH PASS WITH DISTINCTION 2018 - 'A Choreography of Decay – Stage 1: The Ultimate Retirement Home' by Camille Bongard, AA Intermediate Unit 5 has been published on AA Conversations
'A Choreography of Decay – Stage 1: The Ultimate Retirement Home' by Camille Bongard, AA Intermediate Unit 5
Johan Celsing and Ellis Woodman on 14 May 2018 at 18:30, AA Bookshop. For more information visit AA website
The boxed-set Under Construction 2011, 2013, 2015, are three booklets where recent Works are presented in texts, drawings, sketches, full-scale prototypes as well as in the precise photography of London-based photographer Ioana Marinescu. Among the works are the New Crematorium at the Woodland Cemet...
Projective Cities Final Presentations and Guest Lecture on 11 May 2018 at 13:00, Barrel Vault. For more information visit AA website
Bohigas is the Chief Architect of Barcelona, co-director of 'Arquitectos de Cabecera' at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) and was previously co-director of theaward-winning BOPBAA Architecture studio.
Organised by the History & Critical Thinking MA on 11 May 2018 at 15:30, AA Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
The problem of writing: writers, as Proust says, invent a new language within language, a foreign language, as it were. They bring to light new grammatical or syntactic powers. They force language outside its customary furrows, they make it delirious [délirer]. (Gilles Deleuze)
returns from 4-7 July 2018, organised as a collaboration between Architectural Association School of Architecture, Paul Mellon Centre, Sotheby's Institute of Art, Yale University Press, London and New College of the Humanities around the theme #SharetheSquare
to book to attend a variety of free events including talks, walking tours, film screenings , exhibitions, and performances around art, architecture, publishing and more!
Simon Henley and Gavin Hale-Brown on 09 May 2018 at 18:30, AA Bookshop. For more information visit AA website
Designs by Simon Henley and Gavin Hale-Brown are inspired by the dominant social structures of the location as well as its cultural and architectural characteristics. This volume presents a number of buildings that are often inserted into the dense urban texture of London with a self-assertive, poet...
Charles Arsène-Henry on 09 May 2018 at 18:30, AA Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
Returning from palmic apnea By a fifteen coloured operagraphy On the autumn side of the limpid pool It drew three definitions — Legend Âme Virtual
Arantza Ozaeta Cortázar & Álvaro Martín Fidalgo on 08 May 2018 at 18:30, AA Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
Arantza Ozaeta and Alvaro Fidalgo are both architects and founders of the architectural office TallerDE2. A practice understood as a constant dialogue, a battlefield and a meeting point between 'two': Spain and Europe, ideas and realisations, research and design, speculation and experience.
Media Studies - High Pass.
Don't miss Winy Maas of MVRDV speaking at the AA on 03 May 2018 about the work of his practice in collaboration with think tank The Why Factory followed by a discussion on his thoughts about the future of the AA. From 6:30pm onwards in the AA Lecture Hall. For more information, please visit the AA website.
In this lecture, Winy Maas talks about the recent works of his architectural firm, MVRDV, and about the project '(W)ego' at the research institute The Why Factory. The Why Factory is a think tank that MVRDV runs in collaboration with Delft University of Technology, which visualises scenarios and mod...