Crowds gathering on the AA Terrace, next to this summer’s new terrace canopy, realised by the staff and students of the AA’s Emergent Technologies+Design programme.
The AA Summer Pavilion 2009 will remain in Bedford Square until the start of the 2009/10 academic year. The annual project by the second- and third-year students of AA Intermediate Unit 2, led by Charles Walker and Martin Self, was fabricated at Hooke Park this spring.
Intermediate Unit 1 end-of-year presentations in the AA Lecture Hall. Year-long student portfolios being presented to panels of intermediate school tutors, for final assessment.
The Box-beam superstructure for this year’s AA Intermediate Unit 2 pavilion being prepared for the next stage of assembly. Under Construction now in Bedford Square
Third Year Final Check Table panel, walking across from the AA Lecture Hall to the Intermediate Unit 2 Pavilion, under construction now in Bedford Square.
Piecing togther hundreds (or thousands) of 4mm plywood, cut at Hooke Park and now awaiting assembly as this year’s AA Summer Pavilion, by Intermediate Unit 2
‘Manifest’ by this year’s Intermediate School Media Studies course taught by AA Art Director Zak Kyes, has been published and is on sale now, downstairs in the AA Bookshop.
A photo of the November prototype of the Fibrous Pavilion project; a 1:1 test at Hooke Park.
Second Year students in Ching’s Yard, at 34-36 Bedford Square, early this term testing their bridge designs, as part of their Technical Studies courses. Large-scale cast-concrete 1:1 live load tests. Photo sent by Sarah Ho.
Another of the still images created as large-format photographs as part of last Spring Term’s First Year Media Studies course led by Goswin Schwendinger. This one is ‘Rome’; one of the five cities used us a backdrop for the project.
Celina lifting up her supercool–and superlight– Brompton folding bicycle. It just arrived as the prize for Diploma Unit 14’s competition last autumn at the start of their year-long work at the Thames Gateway; competition sponsored by Brompton Bicyles.
Students during this week’s session of Shin Egashira’s Media Studies course, in the AA’s Studio Two.
AA School Director Brett Steele during the opening of his second session of his Spring Term Histories and Theories Studies Seminar for the Third Year Class. This week’s session is on design processes and their impact on architectural theories. Photo by Valerie.