Programme Heads Paolo Emilio Pisano and Sabrina Puddu question what it means to engage with an island where everyone is a foreigner in their upcoming Visiting School on the island of Asinara in Sardinia, Italy.
In the seventh and final instalment of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Ja Kim, AADipl(Hons) 2013 describes the work of her practice and how the AA developed her interest in designing new types of public space that respond to urgent needs within communities.
In the sixth of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Eyal Weizman, AADipl 1998 describes the work of his practice Forensic Architecture and how the AA has influenced his approach to taking risks and being experimental when dealing with conflict.
In the fifth of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Rana Haddad, AADipl 1995 describes the work of her performance-based practice and how the AA has influenced her approach to designing public installations that exist somewhere between art and architecture.
In the fourth of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Álvaro F. Pulpeiro, AADipl 2015 describes the inherent conflict in the content, form and format of his work and how the AA has given him a discerning eye as a way of looking at complexities.
In the third of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Nicholas Zembashi, AADipl 2018 describes the inherent conflict in the content, form and format of his work and how the AA has influenced his approach to building worlds as essays-in-form.
In the second of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Torange Khonsari, AADipl 1998 describes the work of her practice Public Works and how the AA has influenced her approach to taking risks and influencing the socio-political challenges our cities face.
In the first of our alumni profiles on urgency and conflict, Jan Willem Petersen, AADipl(Hons) 2005 describes the work of his practice Specialist Operations and how the AA has influenced his approach to rebuilding resilient urban and conflict-affected environments.
Amazon Visiting School Director Nacho Marti recounts The Story of the Janoai about a mythical creature that serves as a cautionary tale for why one should never mix pork and beef in the Amazon rainforest.
Paris-based collective In-Dialog describes their upcoming interactive and immersive installation that translates brainwaves into a spatial experience. Launching in October, they invite you to support the project via their crowdfunding campaign.
Kais Al-Rawi, Director of the Jordan AA Visiting School describes their 2017 adventures between the Martian landscapes of the Wadi Rum Desert and Petra, the ancient city carved into a mountain, prior to the launch of MARS 2.0 this summer.
Amazon Visiting School Director Nacho Marti uses the principles of the Japanese Judo master Kyuzo Mifune to describe this year’s agenda that focuses on adaptable floating architecture in Mamori Lake.
Kais Al-Rawi, Director of the Jordan AA Visiting School, describes this year’s exploration that will transport participants from the Wadi-Rum desert to otherworldly Martian landscapes.
Editors of DUE, and AA Third Years, Sofia Pia Belenky and Tobias Hentzer Dausgaard divulge the exciting inner workings of their AA publication, explaining its importance in remaining vocal and in the ‘now’.
AA 4th year and host of radio programme The Temple Show Joshua Harskamp discloses the details of their upcoming one-year anniversary episode featuring the landscape architect Pierre Bélanger, and encourages you to tune in.
After being awarded the 2016 KPF Travelling Fellowship, AA Fifth years Anthony Shung You Ko, Jonathan Cheng, Lorenzo Luzzi, and Zipu Zhu ventured along the Yangtze River to discover its present day role in China.
AA Part I Year Out student Matteo Agnoletto questions how an object can be transformed to have a different function as he designs the Street Fighter Lounge Chair- a Ducati motorbike and lounge chair hybrid.
Head of AA Exhibitions and co-Director of the 2016 Albania AA Visiting School, Vanessa Norwood describes how the programme began as an invitation to advise on the renewal of four historic buildings in Tirana.
Riyad Joucka, Director of the Dubai AA Visiting School explains the brief for the programme this year, which will focus on new ways of engaging with the public within the site of the Expo 2020.
AA Part 1 Carlotta Conte together with Richard O’Hanlon and Peter Dew describe their Calais Kids Space – a project for the refugee and migrant camp known as the ‘Jungle’ – and encourage you to support their crowdfunding campaign which ends on Friday, 1 July.
Nicolas Cabargas Mori, Marco Corazza, and Tejas Sidnal, AAVS BioMorph Programme Directors, explain more about the intricate research and technologies that their 2016 workshop in Pune, India will explore.
Kais Al-Rawi, architect, and programme director of the AA Visiting School in Jordan, reveals the approaches the workshop will take as they research in to the depths of marine ecologies in the Red Sea.
Design + Make postgraduate student Eleni McKirahan opens up a conversation with the AA about the development of the Wakeford Hall Competition as works on the winning designs get underway.
Natalie Ow, current year out student having completed AA Intermediate School in 2015, and Kien Pham, AADipl2012 graduate, tell us about their winning design for the Wakeford Hall Competition, and the process that got them there.
John Ng, AA First Year Studio Master and founder of the London-based architecture practice Elsewhere explains more about being awarded an Honourable Mention for his Wakeford Hall Competition entry.