Watch part two of The World Around 2022 featuring Tadao Ando, Open Architecture and Aric Chen

Dezeen teamed up with The World Around to live-stream its 2022 summit. Watch the second session above, which featured talks by curator Aric Chen, architect Tadao Ando and Chinese studio Open Architecture.

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

The second session was presented by Aric Chen, director of the Het Nieuwe Instituut, and explored the invisible networks and processes behind materials.

Bourse de Commerce, Pinault Collection by Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
Architect Tadao Ando spoke about the restoration of the Bourse de Commerce in Paris. Photo by Patrick Tourneboeuf.

The session featured a host of design and architecture experts such as architect Tadao Ando, who introduced his restoration of the Bourse de Commerce in Paris and its conversion into the Pinault collection.

Speaking from Beijing, Open Architecture talked about the Chapel of Sound, its rock-like open-air concert hall located outside Beijing.

Design collective Design Earth spoke about its book The Planet After Geoengineering, while artist Himali Singh Soin discussed her series of works exploring ice.

Depot Boijmans van Beuningen by MVRDV
Winy Maas discussed Depot Van Beuningen, the world's first fully accessible art depot by MVRDV in Rotterdam. Photo by Ossip van Duivenbode

Architect Dominique Petit-Frère presented her design studio Limbo Accra based in Accra, Ghana.

Principal architect of MVRDV Winy Maas introduced the practice's recent project Depot Van Beuningen, the world's first fully accessible art depot.

Finally architect David Chipperfield talked about the renovation of Mies van der Rohe's Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin and designer Amie Siegel discussed her practice in conversation with The World Around founder and 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 session of the day was livestreamed earlier on Dezeen and included Italian design studio Formafantasma and curator of the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale Lesley Lokko among others.

You can check out the full lineup of talks here.

The World Around took place online 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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