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Set 27

A Celebration of the Life and Work of Mark Cousins

For an autumn symposium to celebrate the life of Mark Cousins, his three decades of Friday Lectures and the intellectual generosity of his teaching practice at the Architectural Association. The Symposium will take place on what would have been Mark’s 74th birthday and the AA’s 174th birthday. The day will be organised thematically around a …

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Set 22

AA School Spring Semester Programme 2022

The AA Visiting School Semester Programme is a full-time, studio-based course open to students, architects and other creative individuals who wish to further their knowledge in architecture. Find out more Source: AA School of Architecture

Jul 31

Khartoum

A Blue DilemmaAugust 2021 (online) December 2021 (on -site) The School’s agenda explores the intersection of climate change and heritage whilst reflecting on new modes of representation. The continuous reshaping of the flow of rivers is both a cause and effect of human patterns of behaviour that have reshaped settlements at its shoreline throughout history. …

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Jun 29

Caribbean Global Forum

AA Global Forums provide a space to learn, share and discuss architectural ideas and initiatives in a local context, both online and through onsite meetings, lectures and workshops. AA Global Forums comprise networks of AA alumni, students, staff, members and Visiting Schools, and offer support to AA students and members of the school community around …

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Fev 19

Colonialist heritage and Environmental injustice

The crisis we are facing today links social and ecological injustice to colonial heritage. For centuries now, it has been common practice for Western countries to dictate to so-called developing countries how to farm their land, construct their buildings, rule their people, manage their economies. Neoliberal political systems inherited from colonisation have an intrinsic role …

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Jan 19

A Neuro Diverse Approach to Design and Architecture

18 projects in 30 years. As a dyslexic designer, Ab Rogers has spent 30 years perfecting his dyslexia and this talk offers an insight into a design career with a neuro-diverse slant. It will cover the importance of experimentation, education, being hands on and believing in your medium, of failure and its role in learning …

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Jan 05

Before You Ask How, Ask What. Before You Ask What, Ask Why.

In this Emergent Technologies and Design keynote lecture, Mike Cook reconsiders the role of architects and engineers in a world that is changing at a seemingly suicidal pace. Mike Cook(MA, PhD, CEng, FREng, Hon EngD, FIStructE) is a distinguished structural engineer. He was elected Chairman of Buro Happold from 2011 to 2017 and in 2020 …

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Dez 11

The law of withdrawal

The idea of protocols of withdrawal seems to refer to the condition of the pandemics but it is not so. On the contrary it leads here to a definition of the city’s normality pre-existing the pandemics and addressing the future after it; through an investigation about urban withdrawal we are oriented towards a systematic theory …

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Nov 27

Space In the Mind of a Machine

Perception of space – whether it is physical, digital, topological, quantum, or hyper – requires particular kinds of interactive and cognitive processes through which we become aware of the relative positions of objects around us. Our techno-aesthetic inquiries into how we make sense of spaces focus on revealing numerous meanings of this awareness from the …

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