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Watch part three of The World Around 2022 featuring Monument Lab and Miriam Hillawi Abraham

Dezeen teamed up with The World Around to live-stream its 2022 summit. Watch the third session above, which featured talks with Monument Lab and designer Miriam Hillawi Abraham.

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

The third and final session of the summit was presented by the Guggenheim museum' s deputy director Cyra Levenson and focused on how opinions towards monuments and ecological preservation have changed over the past year.

Rio Adentro by Sebastián López Brach
Photographer Sebastián López Brach spoke about his images of Rosario's forest fires

A series of experts took part in the session such as Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti of DAAR who shared a campaign to recognise the world's oldest refugee camp, Dheisheh, as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Designer Hillawi Abraham presented Abyssinian Cyber Vernaculus, a virtual reality project, and photographer Sebastián López Brach discussed his photography of Rosario's forest fires.

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman presented The First Wave, a documentary exploring the effect of the pandemic in New York.

The First Wave, 2021 by Matthew Heineman
During the session filmmaker Matthew Heineman talked about his documentary The First Wave

Public art studio Monument Lab spoke about the National Monument Audit, a survey assessment of the monuments across the United States, the first of its kind.

Finally architect Paulo Tavares presented his argument that forests and trees can be considered monuments.

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 is co-presented by the Guggenheim Museum and Het Nieuwe Instituut in the Netherlands.

The first and second session of today's event were live-streamed on Dezeen earlier today.

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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