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In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day

Free with Museum admission; advance registration is recommended.

In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day is a symposium devoted to the most exciting and critical spatial projects of 2017. The event brings together international architects, artists, curators, theorists, and filmmakers, who were selected to present one new project—whether a building, a book, an artwork, or an exhibition—considered to be among the most engaging and relevant of the past year. The event consists of fast-paced presentations on the selected "Projects of the Year"; a conversation with a creative leader at IKEA led by Beatrice Galilee, Daniel Brodsky Associate Curator of Architecture and Design in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met; and a panel discussion, "In Our Future: Radical Design Education,moderated by Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education, The Met. 

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10:30 am
Live Stream
John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017

11 am
Welcome & Introduction
Beatrice Galilee, Daniel Brodsky Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met
Maricelle Robles, Senior Managing Educator, Public Programs and Creative Practice, The Met

11:15 am
Keynote Lecture
Wang Shu

11:45 am
Projects of the Year, Part 1
David Adjaye, Adjaye Associates
Shih-Fu Peng, Heneghan Peng Architects
Mark Lee, Johnston Marklee
Film screening: Lucy McRae, The Institute of Isolation (9 min. 40 sec)
Avril Furness

1:00–2:30 pm
Break

2:30 pm
Live Stream
John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017

Conversation—IKEA: Makers of Our Time
Mats Nilsson in conversation with Beatrice Galilee

3 pm
Projects of the Year, Part 2
Amanda Levete, AL_A
Julie Mehretu
Andrés Jaque, Office for Political Innovation
Elizabeth Diller, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Junya Ishigami, Junya Ishigami + Associates
Philippe Rahm, Philippe Rahm architects

4 pm
Panel—In Our Future: Radical Design Education
Moderated by Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education, The Met
Peter Zellner
Benjamin Bratton
Nelly Ben Hayoun

5 pm
Projects of the Year, Part 3
Iwan Baan
Marwa al-Sabouni (appearing in a short film)
Go Hasegawa, Go Hasegawa and Associates
El Hadi Jazairy and Rania Ghosn, Design Earth
John Gerrard

6 pm
Live Stream
John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017

For more information, email InOurTime@metmuseum.org.

Download the event program, including participant biographies.

This program is free with Museum admission and seating is first comefirst served. Space is limited and not guaranteed

This event will be live streamed on The Met's Facebook page: Facebook.com/MetMuseum.

This program is made possible by Daniel Brodsky and Dr. William Pordy.

Additional support is provided by Aesop.

Dezeen is the media sponsor for In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day.

#InOurTime 

Assistive listening devices are available.Assistive listening devices are available.

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Image: Film still from The Institute of Isolation by Lucy McRae. Photo by Julian Love

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