Kersten Geers and David Van Severen on 25 May 2017 at 18:30, AA Bookshop. For more information visit AA website
The Brussels-based OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen brings architecture back to the essentials: with a limited set of basic rules, a framework is created within which life in all its complexity can be played out. Models, drawings and perspectives created by the architects are displayed togethe...
Would you like to travel back in time? The AA Visiting School in Wuhan (China) re-live architecture and rural cum urban lives in the Maoist era. Experience the Chinese danwei (work unit) and the people’s commune (collective unit) which generated a new social organisation from the 1950s to 80s. Like AA Visiting School to find out more!
#TravelTuesday Would you like to travel back in time? The AA Visiting School in Wuhan (China) re-live architecture and rural cum urban lives in the Maoist era. Experience the Chinese danwei (work unit) and the people’s commune (collective unit) which generated a new social organisation from the 1950s to 80s.
MARS - EXTRATERRESTRIAL INTERVENTIONS: The AA Visiting School Jordan 2017 - Kais Al-Rawi, Director of the Jordan AA Visiting School, describes this year’s exploration that will transport participants from the Wadi-Rum desert to otherworldly Martian landscapes. Read all about it now on AA Conversations
The prospect of human colonisation of outer space has become much closer to reality than it was a few decades ago. This mission has been focused primarily on the planet Mars, as it represents the best candidate for future inhabitation in terms of travel distance and environment. While Mars is arguab...
WEAVE.X: AA SUMMER DLAB 2016: A review on AA Conversations of last year's visiting school by directors Elif Erdine and Alexandros Kallegias, who give an intricate review of the pioneering research that informed this year's prototype which continues to push technological boundaries. Apply now to join this year's workshop!
Weave.X is the final working prototype designed, developed, and fabricated during the Summer DLAB Visiting School, which took place between the AA’s campuses in Bedford Square and Hooke Park from 25 July to 12 August 2016. Twenty-one participants from eleven countries partook in the programme in ord...
TS3 HIGH PASS COMMENDATION 2017 - The Living Roof by Erik Hoffmann, AA Intermediate Unit 3 has been published on AA Conversations
With the world’s steepest rates of land subsidence and increasing occurrences of substantial flooding, the city of Jakarta in Indonesia, is experiencing a process of
TS3 HIGH PASS WITH DISTINCTION 2017 - ‘Architectural Stretching’ by Ignatio Bhaskara Putra, AA Intermediate Unit 9 has been published on AA Conversations
The project is set within the soon-to-be-abandoned Munch Museum located in Toyen Park in Oslo, Norway. The institutional building was erected in 1963 and through a series of subsequent renovations and additions in 1994 and 2004, it has become an oppressive modern concrete block that sits completely…
Robert Aish, Theodore Spyropoulos, Guan Lee, Martha Tsigkari, Claudia Pasquero, Jelle Feringa. Organised by Elif Erdine and Evan Greenberg on 12 May 2017 at 14:00, Lecture Hall. For more information visit AA website
FACE-OFF aims to facilitate a conversation on the relationship between architectural education, technology and practice. In an afternoon of debates and a roundtable discussion, two speakers will be paired in one of three ‘rounds’ to discuss and deliberate on their experience and outlook from their i...
TS5 HIGH PASS COMMENDATION 2017 - Nomadic Bookstore Technical Study : Flooring/Piezo-Cork Tile by Ludovica Cirillo, AA Diploma Unit 15
has been published on AA Conversations
The Nomadic Bookstore for Lars Müller Publishers, designed by the students of the AA Museum Lab, Diploma Unit 15, is intended as a manifesto for the relevance of books in the context of the expansion of the digital realm. Conceived as an itinerant urban structure, the hovering LED-lit roof of the pa...
fala Atelier will be speaking at the AA on 11 May 2017 at 18:30 in the AA Lecture Hall on Tropes - the architectural vocabulary of their projects to date. For more information, please visit the AA website
The continuous use of certain specific motifs defines an architectural vocabulary, a particular language. This lecture will address FALA’s tropes.
TS5 HIGH PASS WITH DISTINCTION 2017 - Shared Roof: Undefined Territory by Jisoo Hwang, AA Diploma Unit 10
has been published on AA Conversations
Shared Roof exploits the existing fabric of the city where a long-spanning tensile roof structure bridges the residential and primary school facilities to enable social interaction where it has been lacking in the past. The structure of the roof functions to distribute the load through the tension s...
The AA together with the Paul Mellon Centre, Sotheby's Institute of Art, Yale University Press and New College of the Humanities is organising the inaugural Bedford Square Festival from 28 June to 1 July 2017 as a chance to open the doors of the grand facades of the Georgian buildings around the Square and celebrate the themes that these Institutions are known for - Art, Publishing, Architecture, Culture, Education, Writing and more. Visit the website and book to attend the diverse series of talks, walking tours, performances and screenings on offer: https://www.bedfords...efestival.co.uk/