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.
AADRL 2013 graduate Felipe Escudero describes his practice in Quito, Ecuador and explains where he finds inspiration for his diverse range of architectural projects.
Joanna Chrobak, Architectural Designer at Invent Design Create, tells us more about her Wakeford Hall Competition entry, and what getting an Honourable Mention means to her.
Paul Loh and David Leggett, partners at Power to Make/LLDS, tell us more about winning the Wakeford Hall competition for Hooke Park, and what it means for them.
Paolo Cascone, AA-MA, PhD-Eng, walks us through the Urban Fabrication Laboratory, from Italy to Africa, which aims to redefine the role of urban designers.
AA 4th year Federica Sofia Zambeletti explains more about co-founding and running KooZA/rch, an online platform that translates between architecture, art, and drawing.
Prior to its launch next year, Mark Campbell, Director of the new MPhil in Media Practices, explains how the course will test architectural concepts through contemporary media practice.
AA 5th Year Camilla Tufte Sand describes her winning proposal for the Tea Box Design Competition – a collaboration between the AA, MyHotels Group and designjunction during London Design Festival in September 2015.
Bringing to light a past personality who influenced the shape of the School today, archivist Edward Bottoms writes about the pioneering acoustician and librarian of the AA.