Watch Rafael Viñoly's keynote presentation at World Architecture Festival 2017

Architect Rafael Viñoly discussed the concept of performance in architecture in the opening keynote seminar at World Architecture Festival 2017 in Berlin.

Viñoly, the architect behind the controversial 432 Park Avenue apartment building in New York, talked about how the concept of performance applies to his work, in projects ranging from his scheme for the Tokyo International Forum to a temporary mobile performance space he is designing for Berlin.

Dezeen was media partner for World Architecture Festival 2017, which this year took place in Berlin in conjunction with the Inside festival of interior design.

We broadcasted a number of talks and seminars both events – including talks by Francis Kéré and Pierre de Meuron – as well as conducted video interviews with the winners.

World Architecture Festival took place from 15-17 November 2017 at Arena Berlin. Take a look at the full programme.