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Want to get married at MPavilion? Say yes!

Last November, MPavilion became a venue for celebration and relief as the nation said yes to marriage equality. This year, we’re marking the first anniversary of that historic occasion, and we’d love you to be involved! On Saturday 17 November we’re inviting you to tie the knot at MPavilion with a morning ceremony of your own, followed that…

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The build begins! We’ve broken ground on MPavilion 2018

Each year at this time, as we begin construction of a brand new MPavilion for Australia, the mood in our office shifts as the grand vision of our renowned architect comes to life, a pavilion that will host an ambitious and exciting four-month program of events. This year we’re incredibly excited as construction of MPavilion 2018, designed…

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MPavilion 2018 design attracts world press

We’re not too shy to (excitedly) boast that the design for MPavilion 2018 has created a buzz in the world of architecture, from Europe to the USA and Asia. Commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and designed by Barcelona-based architect Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós, MPavilion 2018 was praised in news and design media for its poetic form and its…

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Global and local awards for MPavilion 2017

We’re always excited to share news of MPavilion garnering praise around the world—and this news is big. MPavilion 2017, designed by Netherlands-based OMA / Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten, is among only a handful of designs up for major accolades at the Architizer A+Awards. The hugely celebrated New York-based awards program, which flaunts a global audience…

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It’s here! First look at MPavilion 2018 by Carme Pinós

We couldn’t be more thrilled to introduce you to MPavilion 2018, designed by Barcelona-based architect Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós. A sharp and poetic vision for MPavilion, Carme’s design is inspired by origami and invites a discourse between people, design, nature and the city. Celebrating Carme’s design philosophy, which advocates building community, inclusivity and universal connection, MPavilion 2018—the…

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Want to be part of the MPavilion 2018 public program?

We’re working round the clock to bring you a stellar season of events at MPavilion 2018—but we can’t do it without you. For the second year running, we’re inviting the public to submit expressions of interest to be part of our public program, which runs from 9 October 2018 to 3 February 2019 in the Queen…

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Big ideas: Meet the international speakers of Living Cities Forum 2018

dThe international line-up of speakers for the Living Cities Forum 2018 has been released—and it’s a bit impressive, if we do say so ourselves. New to the program is Nicholas Lobo Brennan of celebrated London-based architecture, design and research collective Apparata Architects, and Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary architect Liam Young, founder of the Tomorrow’s Thoughts Today think…

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Let’s talk: More speakers revealed for Living Cities Forum 2018

We can feel it in the air. The second annual Living Cities Forum is drawing ever closer with three more international speakers added to the program of urgent and enduring ideas. Joining Barcelona-based architect and educator Carme Pinós, designer of MPavilion 2018, at the Living Cities Forum 2018 are renowned Dutch-American sociologist and urban thinker Saskia Sassen, and…

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Exciting news! Prestigious recognition for Naomi Milgrom and MPavilion

We’re honoured to report that Naomi Milgrom AO, founder of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, has been awarded the 2018 Melbourne Achiever Award by the Committee For Melbourne. The distinguished award recognises Naomi’s significant contribution to the city, including the legacy of MPavilion, initiated and commissioned by the Foundation. MPavilion is gifted each year to the…

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Relocation complete! MPavilion 2017 at Monash University opens permanently

The much-celebrated MPavilion 2017 has officially taken a permanent place in Melbourne’s architectural landscape at Monash University’s Clayton campus. We watched with excitement on Tuesday 8 May as the beloved structure, commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and designed by world-renowned architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA, was unveiled at its new home….

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Award-winning Spanish architect Carme Pinós to design MPavilion 2018

The MPavilion 2017/18 season may have only just wrapped up, but when one door closes, another one opens—and we’re thrilled to introduce you to MPavilion’s next architect. The fifth MPavilion, arriving in spring 2018, will be designed by Spanish architect and educator Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós, Barcelona. With a humanist approach to architecture, Carme is…

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