Brett Steele, current director of the AA, appointed Dean of the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture
Brett Steele, current director of the Architectural Association of Architecture (AA) will soon be heading to sunnier shores. Scott Waugh, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California School of Arts and Architecture (UCLA), has just announced that Steele has been appointed... View full entry
Students go above the double-curve in “InFlux”, from AA Summer DLAB::RED
Contrasting against the greenery of Hooke Park is “InFlux”, a brick-red wall prototype that 18 students and their tutors assembled for the AA School of Architecture's Summer DLAB::RED 2015 program. Taking place from July 27 to August 8, the RED-themed agenda explored the phenomenal process of... View full entry
AA Summer DLAB :: RED is now accepting applications until July 20
Summer DLAB from London's AA School of Architecture is gearing up for its 2015 cycle. Starting July 27 through August 14, the summer workshop emphasizes the integration of algorithmic / generative design methodologies and large scale digital fabrication tools. Student participants get to explore... View full entry
AA Athens Visiting School 2014 challenges the static built environment with “Kinetic Haze”
Students and professionals had another opportunity to take part in the third cycle of the AA Athens Visiting School program, "Cipher City: Revolutions". Taking place at the National Technical University of Athens this past spring, participants focused on addressing the roles of change, adaptation and interaction through scripting and digital fabricating techniques at large scale models.
The program set out to challenge the motionless built environment in the collaborative creation of a kinetic pathway prototype called Kinetic Haze. Participants applied the basic design elements from their own proposals in creating the project in less than five days.Here's a glimpse of the... View full entry
LAST REMINDER: Application deadline for AA Greece Visiting School - Folded Force is Sept. 15!
This post is brought to you by AA Greece Visiting School:There's less than a week left to apply for the AA Greece Visiting School - Folded Force fall program. All current architecture and design students, Ph.D. candidates and young professionals are welcome to apply.Starting September 22 to... View full entry
Apply now for the 2014 AA SUMMER DLAB :: WHITE - Registration ends Monday, July 14
The final registration deadline for AA SUMMER DLAB :: WHITE is quickly approaching: Apply by July 14 for your spot in this exciting summer workshop. Presented by London's AA School of Architecture, the program focuses on the integration of algorithmic / generative design methodologies and large... View full entry
Apply for the 2014 AA SUMMER DLAB :: WHITE now until July 14
Summer DLAB from London's AA School of Architecture is back again for its 2014 cycle. The summer-long workshop emphasizes the integration of algorithmic / generative design methodologies and large scale digital fabrication tools.Continuing its color-based agenda with White, this year's Summer DLAB... View full entry
Get Lectured: AA School of Architecture Fall '13
Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013 Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. (UPDATE: We've added international schools!) Check back regularly to stay... View full entry
"The Life Aquatech" by thinkTANK fuses aesthetics and performance with hydronics
After 16 months of computational and fabrication research into building system technology, a team of students known as thinkTANK created "The Life Aquatech" for their thesis project at the AA Design Research Laboratory (AADRL). Prioritizing human comfort in terms of temperature, the structure has... View full entry
AA DLAB Visiting School 2013: Light Forest
Every year, London's Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) hosts collaborative workshops that challenge an international group of student participants at different levels of architectural experience [...].
The AA DLAB VIsiting School 2013 marked its completion with the recent installment of its final prototype, "Light Forest." This year's workshop took place at AA London and AA Hooke Park from July 22-Aug.4.
You can check out previously featured AA DLAB projects here and here. View full entry
RIP Mark Fisher: We Will Rock You.
Anyone who has been to a Stones, U2, Queen, Pink Floyd Concert during the 80s 90s will certainly know the work of Mark Fisher who died 25 June. One of those special folks going through the AA and finding a place called home. We will miss you. He was known not only for his brilliance... View full entry
Editor's Picks #281
For the latest Student Works feature Elif Erdine a PhD in Architectural Design Candidate at the AA, researching on ‘Generative Processes in Tower Design: Algorithms for the Integration of Tower Subsystems’, profiled Fallen Star an installation set between biomimetics, interaction, and perception.The project led drewjmcnamara to think "I am always amazed at the resources available to students at some schools. And then to see those resources actually being put to good use".
For the latest Student Works feature Elif Erdine a PhD in Architectural Design Candidate at the AA, researching on ‘Generative Processes in Tower Design: Algorithms for the Integration of Tower Subsystems’, profiled Fallen Star an installation set between biomimetics... View full entry
Haiti Simbi Hubs Wins AA School and Foster + Partners Sustainability and Infrastructure Prize
This year’s prize has been awarded to Aditya Aachi, of Diploma Unit 7, for his project 'Haiti Simbi Hubs'. The project proposes sanitation infrastructure for Haiti and draws on the unprecedented need for cooperation between the Haitian Government and NGOs to combat cholera outbreaks.
Call for applications- Unknown Fields design workshop in Chernobyl and Baikonur Cosmodrome
Liam Young and Kate Davies, leaders of the Architectural Association’s award winning Unknown Fields Division, have announced an international recruitment drive for their new annual nomadic studio which will run from 11-22 July 2011. Applications are open to all and you can sign up now to... View full entry