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Watch A Year of Architecture in a Day talks from The Met

Watch OMA, MAD, Forensic Architecture and more deliver presentations at the architecture symposium hosted by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day event – spotlighting the most exciting and innovative projects from the past 12 months – was streamed live from the Fifth Avenue museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, via The Met's Facebook page.

The first part of the afternoon session is available to watch above

The symposium was spilt into three sessions, as outlined on The Met website, and featured an introduction given by The Met's Beatrice Galilee, who organised the programme.

The morning session of In Our Time talks is available to watch above

Following her, Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ, Ma Yansong of MAD Architects, Frida Escobedo, Liam Young, Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy, and Minsuk Cho of Mass Studies all presented their work.

Freddy Mamani's work in El Alto, Bolivia
Freddy Mamani will discuss his work in El Alto, Bolivia, in the session beginning at 2:45pm EST

Galilee moderated a conversation with architect Elizabeth Diller and composer David Lang about their Mile Long Opera, which took place along Manhattan's High Line park.

Vatican Chapel by Carla Juacaba
Also in the 2:45pm session, Carla Juaçaba will speak about her Vatican Chapel at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

A second group of speakers talked about their 2018 projects, including Jing Liu of SO-IL, Michael Rakowitz, Carla Juaçaba, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Ellen van Loon of OMA, and Freddy Mamani.

This was followed by a panel discussion about design and architecture in the age of artificial intelligence. Speakers included artist and author James Bridle, photographer Vincent Fournier and AI Now Institute co-director Kate Crawford, with moderator Ute Meta Bauer, director of the Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore.

To round off the symposium, Eyal Weizman gave a keynote presentation about his research group Forensic Architecture, and the work they do to investigate cases of state violence and violations of human rights around the world.

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Frida Escobedo
Speakers in the morning session will include Frida Escobedo, who designed the 2018 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Dezeen is media partner for In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day for the third consecutive year. Videos of past symposia in the series, featuring projects from 2017 and 2016, are also still available to watch.