14 July–1 August
AA Summer Architecture School: London Ever After
A three-week introduction to architecture for current undergraduate students or others considering a change in school or profession. The programme provides a broad overview of contemporary architectural design, culture and ideas, taught at Bedford Square and based on the AA’s acclaimed unit system.
AA visiting programme hosted by the Experience Design Centre at the Singapore Polytechnic University. This third annual design workshop in Singapore will examine new kinds of vertical, high-density urban lifestyles. Design studios will propose alternative, adaptive designs for dense urban conditions in one of Asia’s most rapidly developing settings.
The AA’s new digital prototyping lab is the venue for an intensive two-week course offering a rapid immersion in advanced contemporary computational design techniques, software and output technologies, including CNC, laser-cutting and 3D printing.
Korean DMZ: A New Border Opportunity
AA visiting programme held jointly with the SAUA Summer Workshop. A nine-day workshop led by AA teaching staff and leading Korean practitioners, held in Pagu Book City 30km north of Seoul. The workshop will conceive, design, document and brand a new nation located across the demilitarised zone separating South and North Korea. The workshop plans to include a rare excursion into North Korea.
Computational Urbanism: The Shanghai Experiment
AA visiting programme hosted by Bridge 8 in the heart of Shanghai’s new cultural hub. For the second successive year, a summer urbanism workshop will explore the potential for alternative architectural, design and development strategies to engage with and confront the explosive urban development of Shanghai.
30 October–7 November
Reinventing Public Space
AA visiting programme in cooperation with Sarai Centre for the Study of Developing Societies CSDS. A nine-day design workshop that looks beyond traditional building typologies at the invention, design and documentation of new kinds of emerging institutional models for public organisations in the context of one of the world’s mega-cities.