Hooke | Robotics website launched! Visit the AA's advanced fabrication lab: http://hookerobotics.aaschool.ac.uk
Hooke|Robotics is an advanced fabrication lab developing innovative fabrication processes through a methodological approach. Situated at the Architectural Association's Hooke Park woodland campus, our research includes developing a 'smart' programming environment to accommodate the processing of nat...
Renee Tobe on 29 September 2016 at 18:30, AA Bookshop. For more information visit AA website
Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a phenomenolog...
Little Architect is on ArchDaily with an indepth feature about the work they are doing in primary schools across London and beyond: http://www.archdaily...e=ArchDaily+List
Little Architect is a program at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. Created in 2013, the program is focused on teaching...
Brett Steele's introduction to the year.
ZAMARIAN, Patrick: Moth-Eaten Old Students and Noisy Little Schoolboys – The AA in the Postwar Era Tuesday, video is now available to view online.
In 1945 the AA School returned from its wartime exile in rural Hertfordshire to Bedford Square, where, facilitated by the government’s Further Education and Training scheme, it soon grew to twice its pre-war size. The presence of a large number of mature, self-assertive and almost entirely male ex-s...
Shumon Basar, Emily King, Jim Stoddart & Thomas Weaver: Paperback OS: The Book as Resilient Technology video is now available to view online.
Why haven’t the Kindle, the iPad, and all other ubiquitous screen-readers managed to kill off the humble, non-electricity powered paperback? Because embedded in the paperback is an enduring, promissory technology. An ‘operating system’ that remains resilient and open to continual cultural renewal.
LOON, Ellen van: Ellen’s Perfect Night In video is now available to view online.
Using fragments of video, music, material and memories, the architect Ellen van Loon will talk through the cultural artefacts that have been influential to her life as a designer. Ellen van Loon has been head partner at OMA since 1998 and has led several award-winning building projects including the...
BURRY, Mark: Scratching the Surface of Parametric Design Possibility video is now available to view online.
This lecture will examine Antoni Gaudí's studio-based architectural design research from 1912–26, detailing major findings and interpreting them as parametric insights that go wider and deeper than many contemporary formal preoccupations. With his investigations into generative design, the richness…
AURELI, Pier Vittorio: Projects video is now available to view online.
The lecture, coinciding with the exhibition currently in the AA Gallery, will present projects that illustrate Dogma's main concerns. Since 2002 Dogma has focused almost exclusively on urban projects. If the modern city was shaped by streets and roads, the studio's project seeks a new form of urbani...
CUMELLA, Toni and Frederic AMAT: Amat–Cumella: Shared Projects
video is now available to view online.
The AA is delighted to announce this event, which marks the conclusion of the term-long AA Gallery exhibition, Ceramica Cumella: Shaping Ideas. Toni Cumella and Frederic Amat will lead a lively conversation intended to involve the audience. The discussion will address manufacturing processes and cer...
Clementine Blakemore, Sally Lewis & Farshid Moussavi on 22 September 2016 at 18:30, AA Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
Exactly one year before the centenary celebration of 100 years of women at the AA begins in 2017, AA XX 100 heralds the beginning of a new academic year with a series of talks by inspiring women at different stages of their careers who will speak about their experiences, interests, successes and cha...
AA-AD Symposium 1: Ecological Design Research and Computation video is now available to view online.
Organised in conjunction with the AA School’s Masters Programme in Sustainable Environmental Design, the symposium brings together contributors to AD’s special issue on Experimental Green Strategies – Redefining ecological design research.
Christopher Mark Johnson, Lorenzo Perri, Maridia Kafetzopoulou & Panagiotis Demiris on 21 September 2016 at 18:30, AA Rear Second Presentation Space. For more information visit AA website
The four recipients of the AA Diploma with Honours 2016 will present their 5th year projects and discuss their experience of studying at the AA.
TONIGHT (Monday, 19 September 2016) at 6:30PM in the AA Lecture Hall: Don't miss the second lecture of our inaugural T-sa forum x AA Visiting School annual lecture series: Alun Jones of Dow Jones Architects in conversation with Louise Underhill, AADipl(Hons)2015 on Renewing Historical Typologies. http://www.aaschool....ture.php?ID=3477
For the last two years, t-sa forum has investigated the concept of ‘renewal’ in architecture in London as examples of how history is updated. This year, in parallel to the visiting school workshop at the AA, t-sa forum is organising a series of two conversations between established practitioners and...