350-acre ancient woodland in Dorset countryside
A unique history, and future, of design experimentation in timber
Using our own trees for construction and energy, and a kitchen garden to help feed us
Advanced research in robotic fabrication of inherent-form wood
Academic and visiting programmes at Hooke Park
Hooke Park, the Architectural Association’s woodland campus in Dorset, UK, contains a growing educational facility for design, workshop, construction and landscape-focused activities. The site is home to the Design + Make post graduate masters programme, sees visits from AA units and programmes, and hosts numerous short courses, lectures and events through the year. Projects are supported by a diverse team of expert practitioners including craftspeople, designers, engineers, roboteers, a forester and more in an environment that combines, forest, studio, workshop and building site.
Open to AA students during the academic breaks, the Maeda Corporation-funded workshop engages in long-term projects at Hooke Park
An intensive short programme assisting in the physical production of experimental architecture at the AA’s Hooke Park campus.
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