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Watch part one of The World Around 2022 featuring Lesley Lokko and Formafantasma

Dezeen teamed up with The World Around to live-stream its 2022 summit. Watch the first session above, which included talks by curator Lesley Lokko and design studio Formafantasma.

The World Around 2022 is a day of live architecture talks taking place at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

The first session of the summit saw a host of experts talk about educational projects and architectural ideas that "moved the world".

Cambio by Formafantasma
Italian design duo Formafantasma will discuss Cambio during the first session

Lokko wildiscussed the African Futures Initiative, a postgraduate school of architecture based in Ghana.

Author Amitav Ghosh discussed his new book called The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis, 2021 in conversation with Lucia Pietrousti, while architect Chris Hildrey discussed ProxyAddress, a digital platform created to address homelessness.

Curator Camila Marambio presented Turba Tol Hol-Hol Tol, a project that aims to develop a community focused on peatland conservation.

Eva Pfannes, director of design practice Ooze, discussed the studio's project The City of 1,000 Tanks Chennai, an initiative to mitigate and adapt to the risks of flood and drought brought on by climate change.

Design collective Top Manta talked about its products aimed at improving the life of street vendors in Barcelona and artist Ursula Biemann discussed her recent film Forest Mind.

Finally, Italian design studio Formafantasma spoke about its Cambio exhibition, which investigates the borders and networks that make up the design industry.

Founded by curator Beatrice Galilee, The World Around is an online, non-profit organisation hosting annual summits of talks featuring design, architecture and culture experts.

This year's summit was co-presented by the Guggenheim Museum and Het Nieuwe Instituut in the Netherlands.

You can check out the full lineup of talks here.

The World Around took place on 5 February. See Dezeen Events Guide for an up-to-date list of architecture and design events taking place around the world.

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