February 15, 2007

Mid-Year Open Presentations; More from the Morning

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AA President Eric Parry at this morning’s session in the AA Gallery; part of this Spring Term’s Open Presentations; here Diploma Unit 9’s work at Hook’s Park.

Mid-Year Open Presentations; Morning Session

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From this morning’s Mid-Year Open Presentations, in the AA Lecture Hall.

RIBA visiting panel viewing student work.

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Presentations of work from 2005/06.

Exhibition of student work.

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From 2005/06.

Open Presentations

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Diploma students presenting work on the day that the RIBA are visiting the AA.

Open Presentations

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Diploma students presenting work.

February 14, 2007

Ed Burton at the New Media Research Cluster

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Ed Burton from the brilliant interactive studio Soda, showing the award winning Sodaconstructor site at Wednesday afternoon’s ‘New Media’ Research Cluster event.

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Information Visualisation

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Vasili discussing Information Visualization diagrams with DRL students at the John Street studio.

Bill Hillier’s Guest Lecture

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M.Arch Students in the DRL’s ‘Computational Space’ series this afternoon at n. 37 Bedford Square; a guest lecture by Bill Hillier.

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A Brompton Bike in the Diploma 14 Space

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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.

February 13, 2007

Architecture as Initiative Presentations

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This afternoon’s ‘Architecture as Initiative’ Research Cluster event in the AA Lecture Hall, organised by the Andreas and the APRI cluster.  Tomorrow afternoon’s cluster event as part of this Spring’s Open Week is Ed Burton from Sodaconstructor.

On the Walls: AA Student Projects in Progress

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A few more highlights on the gallery walls today, getting ready for Thursday’s Open Presentations.

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Student Work on Display in the Gallery

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A few quick photos walking around the gallery and lecture hall today; working going up in preparation for this year’s Spring Mid-Year Open Exhibition and Presentations; AA Student projects from across the entire school. Presentations this Thursday, 10.00am – 4.45pm.
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Architecture as Initiative Open Week Symposium

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Carlos Villanueva-Brandt (AA Dipl Unit 10) introducing the next speaker at this afternoon’s Open Week Research Cluster event, ‘Architecture as Initiative’.

2005/06 Student Project Highlights

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Lee and team from AA Exhibitions getting together 2005/06 portfolios and projects for a selection that will be presented as part of this week’s RIBA Re-validation visit; this selection is in the AA’s Morwell Street Building. Highlights from 05/06 Technical Studies are in the AA Bar and First Floor Back Members Room; Hooke Park and large-scale installations in the Front Members Room, and current 06/07 selections in the Lecture Hall and Exhibition Gallery.

Setting up the Mid-Year Open Exhibition & Presentations

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Setting up the Mid-year Student exhibition; presentations begin at 10:00am Thursday, and include units and programmes from across the entire AA School. Visiting critics include Marta Male-Alemany (Barcelona); Philippe Morel (Paris); Nigel Coates and Ab Rogers (London); Bart Lootsma (Innsbrook); Roemer van Toorn (Rotterdam); Eric Parry, CJ Lim, & Jane Wernick (London); and others.

AADP Moving In

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AADP (digital_platforms) moving downstairs into it’s new home; Vasili and Aris figuring out what plugs into what.

February 12, 2007

First Year Tutors in Action

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Samantha, Nick and David putting up the First Year work in the AA Gallery Monday afternoon, as part of this week’s Mid-Year exhbition and presentations.

Preparations for the Mid-year Exhibition & Presentations

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Work going up for the Spring Term Open Week’s Mid-year student exhibition and presentations this Thursday in the AA Exhibition Gallery and Lecture Hall.

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SODA UK at the AA This Week

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A notice for Wednesday’s ‘New Media’ Research Cluster event with Soda UK’s Ed Burton, creator of the  award-winning site ‘Soda Constructor’. Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 pm in the AA Lecture Hall.