In Our Time: Dezeen has teamed up with New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art for a day of architecture talks and discussions next month, which will include presentations on robotic furniture by Yves Béhar and the arts centre for Fondazione Prada by OMA.
Dezeen is media partner for the In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day symposium, which will be open to all visitors to The Met Fifth Avenue on Saturday 12 November 2016.
It will feature discussions led by architects, curators, theorists, photographers and filmmakers on three themes: Architecture on Display, Projects of the Year, and On the Horizon.
Participants will include Istanbul Design Biennial curators Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley, Lowline park co-creator Daniel Barasch, and photographer Wolfgang Tillmans – who designed a series of posters opposing Brexit.
Rex Architecture will present its design for the performing arts centre for New York's World Trade Center, while design firm Ensamble Studio will discuss the permanent installations it created for the Tippet Rise Art Center in Montana.
Malkit Shoshan, Ou Ning, Donovan Wylie, West 8, Nelly Ben Hayoun, Jill Magid, Smiljan Radić, nArchitects, Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, Bas Princen, Bêka & Lemoine, Nora Akawi, Miranda July, Amanda Williams, Lacaton et Vassal, Deborah Berke Partners, and Christ & Gantenbein will also discuss projects.
A series of architecture and design films, including Stefan Sagmeister's The Happy Film, will be screened throughout the day alongside the symposium programme.
Also during the day, 10-minute Spotlight Gallery Talks on architecture will also take place at The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.
In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day will take place on Saturday 12 November 2016, from 10:30am to 6pm.
The event is free with museum admission and seating is first come, first served. Space is limited.