Six of Dezeen’s best livestreamed talks and panel discussions

Dezeen regularly hosts and livestreams vibrant discussions involving some of the brightest minds in architecture and design. Here are five of our favourites, covering topics including the influence of the Bauhaus, the future of graphic design, the social role of street furniture,...
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What Is a Smart City? Listen to Three Experts Debate

Architect Paul Doherty, policy and sustainability expert Debra Lam, and author Anthony Townsend exchange opinions and insights on why companies across all sectors want a stake. By Wanda Lau Welcome to season four of ARCHITECT’s podcast. Listen to more episodes here. These...
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Freddy Mamani will discuss his work in El Alto, Bolivia, in the session beginning at 2:45pm EST

Watch A Year of Architecture in a Day talks live from The Met

Tune in to watch today’s architecture symposium hosted by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dan Howarth The livestream is now over. You can watch the final session of talks above, and the earlier sessions below.The In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day...
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On the panel was Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, geologist Sjoerd Kluiving, designer and researcher Pirjo Haikola, designer Jalila Essaïdi and journalist Rab Messina

“More science fiction” needed to save planet earth, say designers

Designers need to think of bigger, more ambitious solutions to the world’s problems, according to speakers at Dezeen’s talk about design in the anthropocene era. Marcus Fairs Designers need to think of bigger, more ambitious solutions to the world’s problems,...
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Disasters—and Bad Architecture—Can Affect Happiness and Productivity

On April 4, Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis’s director of design innovation, moderated a panel at the downtown offices of Page architects on this complex topic. by Canan Yetmen The increasing regularity of major climatic events like Hurricane Harvey has led to meaty discussions...
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SketchMIA | explore Miami’s historic downtown like an architect!

SketchMIA – Miami Center for Design & Architecture An Urban Sketch Tour Come explore Miami’s historic downtown like an architect! See our city’s landmark buildings through an architect’s eyes, using a sketchbook and pen. Learn to draw by sketching some of downto...
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101 movies about cities

Recommended viewing from Curbed contributors and film critics By Patrick Sisson and Lauren Ro In our ever-changing cities, as neighbors and neighborhoods move and evolve, it’s challenging to capture the fleeting moments and small stories that make urban life so dynamic. Film, in...
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Van Belkom has proposed an alternative voting system, similar to an à-la-carte menu, where people can select policies from different parties

Design can help to change the system, say speakers at politics talk

Designers can influence politicians by proposing “10,000 little steps” to improve the world, according to speakers at Dezeen’s politics talk. Marcus Fairs Designers can influence politicians by proposing “10,000 little steps” to improve the world, according to...
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Sea levels are rising, so developers and governments need to band together: panel

Climate change means more rain and higher temps, and as it gets hotter, mosquitoes bite more By Erik Bojnansky As the oceans continue to rise, Miami-Dade County communities will need to collaborate more with developers in order to form sustainable communities. This was the...
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Facades+ Miami in 15 days! Special Pricing available….

Hear NBWW partner Igor Reyes discuss his experience as local architect for the Grove at Grand Bay, and more… Empowering the Facade Design Community The goal of the Facades+ conference is to focus on the design and performance on the next generation of facades. We provide...
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