Current Year Program

End-of-Term presentations

On December 4th, guest critics Hamed Khosravi (AA), Marina Otero Verzier (RCA- Het Nieuwe Instituut), and Gabriele Mastrigli (UNICAM) will review 13 in-progress theses from the Architectural Association’s PhD programme. Join us at 9 am at 33 Bedford Square, First Floor, Front Room; full abstracts available here End-of-Term crits 1912.

Schedule:
9.00 Sebastian Clark
The Invention of Extinction: The Architecture of Liberal Law in Van Diemen’s Land

9.25 Anna Font
Toward a Genealogical Architecture: A treatise of organizational principles

9.50 Takako Hasegawa
Choreography of Architecture: Re-evaluating Physical Spatial Intelligence; Cross-Fertilising Choreography with Architecture

10.15 Lola Lozano Lara
Vecindad: Redistribution of Domestic Space in Mexico 1810 – 2020

10.40 Brendon Nikolas Carlin
Non-Typological Architecture: Deterritorialising Interiors in Contemporary Japan

11.15 Naina Gupta
A Curious Constellation: An International Sensibility and Modern Architecture

11.50 Ioanna Piniara
We Have Never Been Public! The housing project in Neoliberal Europe

LUNCH BREAK

2 PM Enrica Maria Mannelli
The social factory: Social Movements from Autonomy to Precarity, Italy, 1962–2020

2.35 Dorette Panagiotopoulou
Language and Voice | Prophetic Speech
The Delphic Oracle: The Tension between Written and Spoken Word

3.10 Chiara Toscani
Cities After Nature: On the Contemporary Notion of Nature and its Effects on the City

3.45 Elena Palacios Carral
The Studioification of The Home: The Artist’s Studio in Europe and America from 1600 to Today

4.20 Aylin Tarlan
Figure Ground: The Process of Prioritization in Representing Urban Form

4.55 Lukas Pauer
Staging Facts on the Ground: On the Material Power of
Sovereignty Markers in Contested Domains

5.30 General remarks to be concluded by 6 pm