In response to the unpredictable and unexpected spatial, social and political conditions now faced due to the pandemic the AA Summer programmes will become a creative think tank that explores the notion of Care and the agency of the creative and architecture sector in this respect, to launch the AA Summer school programme all Summer School unit tutors will come together to discuss their positions as agents of care.
The Summer School is a full-time, two-week course comprising a unique and intensive programme of design studios, seminars, lectures and parties. Based on the AA unit system, it offers participants the opportunity to experience a diverse selection of different learning environments, teaching agendas and design techniques.Funding is currently being sought to offer 50% of Summer Schools places on a fully funded scholarship. This roundtable will provide an insight into this year's units and will act as a taster for what will be explored in the two week programme.
This year’s summer school Tutors and Briefs are Albane Duvillier and Elliot Rogosin - Beauty in the Beasts, Federico Ortiz and Ushma Thakrar - Unbroadcastable Houses, Francesca Romana Dell'Aglio and Rory Sherlock - Reporting from Venice, Lemonot and Urban Radicals - Table of Contents, Khaled Al Bashir and Jumanah Bawazir - Sight is a Veil and Space Saloon (Danny Wills, Rebecca van Beeck and Gian Maria Socci) - The Ripple Effect.