The World Around architecture forum to launch in New York next year - architecture and design

The World Around architecture forum to launch in New York next year



British curator Beatrice Galilee has launched a new architecture forum that will kick-off as a conference in New York next year, with speakers including Elizabeth Diller and Shohei Shigematsu.
Dezeen is media partner for the inaugural edition of The World Around and will be livestreaming the all-day series of talks, set to take place on Saturday 25 January 2020 at the Renzo Piano-designed The Times Center in New York.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro co-founder Elizabeth Diller and OMA New York's Shohei Shigematsu are among 20 speakers that Galilee has selected for the day-long event. Also on the roster are Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, MoMA's senior curator of architecture and design Paola Antonelli and Architectural Association director Eva Franch i Gilabert. "We established The World Around to meet the need for accessible, mind-opening public discussions about our spatial environment, considered from the wide-ranging perspectives of today's most influential practitioners and thinkers," said Galilee.
Dezeen is media partner for The World Around NYC
Other speakers set to take The World Around stage include: the V&A's chief curator Catherine Ince; Canadian designer and educator Bruce Mau; David OReilly, Caroline Priado Perez and Emmauel Pratt from Chicago non-profit Sweet Water Foundation; Alberto Veiga, who runs Spanish studio Barozzi Veiga; and New York artist Michael Wang.
The conference will be the first produced as part of the platform that Galilee has esta...
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