Hold on to your thinking hat, the global visionaries are (virtually) descending

Get ready for 20 architects, designers and filmmakers to deliver a day of live-stream talks.

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planet city directed by liam young.

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Ochoquebradas House by Ryūe Nshizawa.

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Ya No Estoy Aquí (I’m No Longer Here)
directed by Fernando Frías.

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Anthropocene Museum Project by Cave_Bureau.

Ready yourself for a one-day-only special, for The World Around is just about to make live their 2021 summit — Saturday 30 January 10am ET.

Twenty architects, designers and filmmakers (including Sir David Adjaye [OBE], Fernando Frías and Ryūe Nshizawa) shall virtually descend on NYC’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum for a livestream you won’t want to miss.

Dedicated to telling important stories of architectural culture today, the non-profit event speaks to critical and interconnected issues that face designers including politics, indigenous rights, racial justice, education and health.

Register below.

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