Architectural Association: Visiting Schools

IMG_7069AA Visiting School Rotterdam holds its first meeting to discuss the 2015 workshop programme. Left to right: Oana Radeş (Shift), Chris Luth (architecture writer), Carlos Villanueva Brandt (AA), Anneke Abhelakh (Berlage Institute), James Westcott (editor, OMA/AMO), Juliana Muniz Westcott (founder, ARE office), Tom Fox (AA tutor), Job Floris (Monadnock).

The Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, commonly referred to as the AA, is the oldest independent school of architecture in the UK and one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world. Its wide-ranging programme of exhibitions, lectures, symposia and publications have given it a central position in global discussions and developments within contemporary architectural culture.

The AA’s global programme of Visiting Schools takes more than 1,000 participants on unimaginable journeys encompassing five continents and countless cultures in order to experiment with and discover architecture. AAVS concerns itself with architectural education in its widest possible conception. In the next 12 months these studios, laboratories and mobile offices, will generate dozens of events, exhibitions and opportunities that demonstrate just how much can be done in a short-course format and the impact it can have not only on participants but also on local communities around the world. Read more…



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