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Each year we take a a morning to present AA student projects to the summer school. This year Lucy Moroney (3rd year), Manijeh Verghese (5th year) and Sam Nelson (5th year) showed their projects and talked to the SS students.
A fantastic day of presentations – each one provoked heated conversation and debate. A great indicator of interesting projects produced by an amazingly engaged group of students.
We’ve just launched Summer School 2012 with a fantastic group of students and staff! Welcome everyone!
“3013 Installation at the Architectural Association” – Unit 3s large scale plywood canopies that scaled the courtyard of Chings Yard up to the terrace at the Summer School 2011 final jury were recently featured on Dezeen.
And so, after an intense and amazing 3 weeks, we bid farewell to Summer School 2011 with champagne and canapes at a final party in Bedford Square!
From Cityscape mappings to 1:1 City Stage-sets, from ambitious installations that connect the AA terrace & Chings yard to a pop-up comic book of biblical proportions or even a mysterious multi-surfaced space into which stories are projected – come see … Continue reading
The first canopy takes shape in Chings Yard
Frederik Hellberg who graduated this year with Honours presented his Diploma 5 portfolio to the Summer School students along with Kim Bjarke (Honours graduate, 5th Year – Diploma 9), Manijeh Verghese (4th Year, Diploma 9) and Jakyung Kim (3rd Year, … Continue reading
Unit 4 researches pop-up precedents
Unit 1 visits the Church of St. Giles and witnesses the age-old tradition of Bell-Ringing:
Unit 3 starts work on their 1:1 installation made out of wooden strip components
Congratulations Summer School students on a great mid-session jury! More pictures can be found here:
Unit 4 setting the scene:
Unit 1 visits the house of Sir John Soane as seen below where Niels is lost within the Maze of the Soane, drawing his way out… Unit 1 also finds new inspiration while sketching at the Hunterian…. Skin, flesh, bones, … Continue reading
Unit 3 sketching ideas and working with wood and metal