The World Around Summit


As the planet faces a climate emergency, the need for progressive, global and interdisciplinary ideas to rethink and reimagine our world has never been more urgent. The World Around Summit, on 5 February 2022, invites visitors to meet contemporary architecture and design’s now, near and next, with invited speakers from all over the world speaking to their recent and under-construction projects in the field of spatial and environmental practice, examining cutting edge ideas, critical thinking and visionary new work, technology and research.

The full list of architects, artists, filmmakers, and researchers confirmed so far: Miriam Hillawi Abraham, Tadao Ando, Ursula Biermann, DAAR, Formafantasma, Amitav Ghosh, MVRDV, Design Earth, Limbo Accra, Camila Marambio, Monuments Lab, Sebastian Lopez Brach, Ooze, Open Architecture, Boonserm Premthada, Lesley Lokko, Paulo Tavares, Amie Siegel, Top Manta, Tavares Strachan, Chris Hildrey, and Himali Singh Soin. Further speakers to be announced in January 2022.

The World Around 2022 Summit takes place at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City on Saturday 5 February and will be broadcast online for free. Registrations are open now at

Later in 2022, on 11 June, The World Around will be in residence at the Het Nieuwe Instituut where they will be creating a bespoke new capsule programme as part of Rotterdam Architecture Month.

Meer informatie