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In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day

Free with Museum admission.

In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day presents the most exciting and critical design projects of 2016 in a daylong convening organized and hosted by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Architects, curators, theorists, photographers, and filmmakers construct a global view of contemporary architectural practice.

10:30–10:45 am
Welcome, Daniel Brodsky, Chairman, Board of Trustees, The Met

Introduction, Beatrice Galilee, Daniel Brodsky Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met, and Jennifer Mock, Associate Educator, The Met

10:45–11:45 am
Panel—Moving Portraits: Representing Architecture
Miranda July / Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine, Bêka & Lemoine / Jill Magid / Donovan Wylie
Moderator: Mariana Pestana

12–1:30 pm
Projects of the Year, Part 1
Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa, Ensamble Studio / Emanuel Christ, Christ & Gantenbein / Yves Béhar / Malkit Shoshan / Adriaan Geuze, West 8 / Amanda Williams / Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, OMA / Nelly Ben Hayoun

3 pm
Film Screening—Architecture Stars Pay Tribute to Zaha Hadid
Dezeen and Architizer / 3 min. 50 seconds
View the film online at Dezeen.

3–4:30 pm
Projects of the Year, Part 2
Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley / Wolfgang Tillmans / Nora Akawi / Bas Princen / Ou Ning / Mimi Hoang, nArchitects / Smiljan Radić

4:30–5:45 pm
Panel—New York Under Construction: On the Horizon
Dan Barasch and James Ramsey, The Lowline / Deborah Berke, Deborah Berke Partners / Elizabeth Diller, Diller Scofidio + Renfro / Joshua Prince Ramus, REX
Moderator: Julian Rose

5:45–6 pm
Closing Remarks, Beatrice Galilee

Doors open at 10 am. This program is free with Museum admission and seating is first come, first served. Space is limited and not guaranteed. 

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

Additional support and printed materials provided by Aesop.

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

Download the complete program, including participant bios and project descriptions (PDF).

See related spotlight talks on the day focusing on architectural examples in The Met collection at The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer.

See related film screenings showcasing the work of emerging and experimental filmmakers and designers.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Above: Ensamble Studio, Structures of Landscape, Beartooth Portal, Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, Montana. Photo by Iwan Baan, 2016

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