Forthcoming Events

Series : Summer Garden Party
Date : June 20 2019
Time : 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location : Bedford Square Gardens

The Summer Garden Party is a new tradition to mark a historical moment for the AA School of Architecture and to bring together our wider community of alumni, members, friends and supporters for what promises to be an unforgettable night. The evening will be a celebration of our shared future, and past, and an opportunity for our guests to share their endeavours, ideas, and projects, and to take advantage of a unique occasion where our community of alumni, members and friends will be together in one place.

Bring your tuxedos and gardening gloves and be prepared for some major announcements, as well as some memorable food and drink.

To join us, buy your tickets on the Summer Garden Party website

 


 

The event is in support of Scholarships and Bursaries for future generations of AA students. If you would like pledge or donate your support or set up a named Scholarship or Bursary email events@aaschool.ac.uk

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AA Graduation and Prize Giving Ceremony 2019

Series : AA Graduation
Date : June 21 2019
Time : 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location : Bedford Square Gardens

 

This year’s Graduation and Prize Giving Ceremony will take place at 2.30pm on Friday 21 June 2019 in Bedford Square Gardens. Please read through the information below and print a copy for your reference on the day. Each year we experience a wonderful turn out, and look forward to celebrating and congratulating all our graduates on their efforts.

ON THE DAY

11.30 – Registration desk opens

12.00 – Individual photographs available from Ede & Ravenscroft at 32 Bedford Square

1.45 – Students make their way to North Gate entrance to Bedford Square Gardens

2.00 – South Gate entrance to Bedford Square Gardens opens to guests

2.30 – Graduation ceremony begins

4.30 – Students gather for 2019 Group Photo

5.00 – Reception: Drinks and canapés served

6.30 – Projects Review opens

TICKETING

All graduating students attending the ceremony are entitled to two complimentary guest tickets. An unlimited number of additional tickets can be purchased in online in advance for £40 each.

For students who have already completed their course and require a confirmation letter for the purposes of obtaining a visa for themselves or their guests, please contact the AA’s Compliance Officer Krishna Songara (Krishna.Songara@aaschool.ac.uk) with details of the request.

A live stream of the ceremony will be available for friends and relatives who are unable to attend at www.aaschool.ac.uk/live.

DRESS CODE

Academic gowns are not required, however smart or national dress is expected. In case of unfavourable weather conditions, please ensure you and your guests bring umbrellas as you will be queuing outside the garden in the open air.

THE CEREMONY

All graduating students need to report to the registration desk on arrival. The registration desk will open from 11.30am on the day, on the paved area opposite 36 Bedford Square. Guest tickets will also be available for collection by the graduating student at the registration desk.

At 1.45pm all graduating students are required to gather at the garden’s North Gate entrance and make themselves known to the undergraduate and graduate school coordinators.

The South Gate entrance to Bedford Square Gardens will open for guests at 2.00pm. Seating will be first come first served.

Following the speeches and presentation of awards and prizes, students will proceed to the paved area in front of 34-36 Bedford Square for the group photograph. Complimentary drinks and canapés will be served in the gardens until 6.30pm. Please make your guests aware that in line with UK licensing laws no drinks will be allowed outside the garden gates.

The 2019 Projects Review exhibition will open immediately following the ceremony at 6.30pm.

GRADUATION PHOTOGRAPHS AND FILM

Individual photographs: From 12.00pm on the day of the ceremony, academic photographers Ede & Ravenscroft will be available to take portrait photographs of graduates and guests. They will be based in 32 Bedford Square First Floor Front and will have graduation robes on hand for individual photos. Copies of individual photos will be available to order from Ede & Ravenscroft directly. Details on how to register for your individual photos will follow soon.

Group photograph: A group photograph of all graduates will be taken in front of the AA immediately following the ceremony. This will be available to pre-order online for a discounted price when booking graduation tickets, or available to purchase at full price after the event at the AA Bookshop. This year students will be able to buy both the formal photograph and an informal one.

Graduation film: A film documenting graduation day will be available to pre-order at a discounted price, or available to purchase at the standard rate after the event.

STUDENT ASSISTANTS NEEDED

If you know any non-graduating students who are eligible to work in the UK and interested in assisting on the day please ask them to contact the Membership & Alumni Office at graduation@aaschool.ac.uk. They will be paid the standard student rate, and will be entitled to attend the ceremony at no cost.

DISABLED FACILITIES

If wheelchair access is required, please contact graduation@aaschool.ac.uk in advance to make the necessary arrangements.

TOILET FACILITIES

Toilet facilities will not be available in the Gardens. The toilets within the AA buildings will be available for use. Please ensure you advise your guests of this in advance.

PARKING FACILITIES

There is an NCP Car Park on Adeline Place and limited Pay & Display bays in Bedford Square. Please advise any driving guests that restrictions on resident bays are enforced 24 hours a day.

Should you require any further information about the ceremony, please contact the Membership & Alumni Office 10am-6pm Monday-Friday on 020 7887 4034 or at graduation@aaschool.ac.uk

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Projects Review Exhibition Opening

Series : Projects Review
Date : June 21 2019
Time : 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location : Architectural Association

AA Projects Review is the Architectural Association’s annual end of year show. Student work is displayed throughout the buildings to showcase the different unit or programme’s year long brief and agenda. Every student who has passed through the Architectural Association, from Foundation to PhD, Zaha Hadid to Richard Rogers, has had their work scrutinised by the public in the annual AA Projects Review. This year, almost 800 students will showcase their visions for the future of architecture. The exhibition will be organised around a series of themes and concerns providing a common ground for students and visitors to explore the nature of the work and to better understand the ways in which each project pushes architecture forward.

The Project Review Exhibition Opening is on Friday 21 June from 6.30pm – 10pm. UK Members’ and Alumni will receive their passes in the post. Students and Staff can collect their passes from reception. If you have not received your pass and would like to attend please email events@aaschool.ac.uk

The exhibition will open be open to the public from 22/6/2019 – 13/7/2019

Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm

Saturday 12pm – 5pm

If you are a journalist looking to cover the AA Projects Review exhibition or an Architectural Practice wanting to attend the Press and Practices’ Private View, please e-mail events@aaschool.ac.uk

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Summer Garden Party

Series : Summer Garden Party
Date : June 22 2019
Time : 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location :
Ticket Price : £90.00 - £5000.00

Summer Garden Party

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Join us in raising funds for Scholarships and Bursaries to support future generations of AA students by donating or pledging your support. There will be opportunities to donate or pledge your support on the night. If you would like to set up a named Scholarship or Bursary, sponsor the event or become part of the host committee email events@aaschool.ac.uk


 

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Summer Garden Party

Series : Summer Garden Party
Date : June 22 2019
Time : 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location :
Ticket Price : £120.00 - £5000.00

Summer Garden Party

Become a member


Join us in raising funds for Scholarships and Bursaries to support future generations of AA students by donating or pledging your support. There will be opportunities to donate or pledge your support on the night. If you would like to set up a named Scholarship or Bursary, sponsor the event or become part of the host committee email events@aaschool.ac.uk


 

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Members’ Evening 2019

Series : Members' Evening
Date : June 24 2019
Time : 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location : Architectural Association

AA Members and Alumni are invited to a private opening of the Projects Review exhibition on Monday 24 June 2019, from 6pm-8pm.

Guests will have a chance to tour the end of year show in a relaxed setting with AA Students on hand to talk and answer questions about their work. A complimentary drink will be served.

UK Members’ and Alumni will receive their passes in the post. Students and Staff can collect their passes from reception. If you have not received your pass and would like to attend please email events@aaschool.ac.uk

The Project Review Exhibition Opening is on Friday 21 June from 6.30pm – 10pm.

The exhibition will open be open to the public from 22/6/2019 – 13/7/2019

Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm

Saturday 12pm – 5pm

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