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David Gianotten and MPavilion 2017 in AR

Have you spotted the exclusive David Gianotten video interview series that Architectural Review has been releasing on ADRTV? Filmed during his visit to Melbourne for the launch and opening week of MPavilion 2017, David sat down with AR for their issue 152 cover story and answered some hard-hitting questions. Learn a little about his background in the video above, and then head…

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Q & A with Lucinda Hartley

Lucinda Hartley is an urban designer and social entrepreneur who’s spent the past decade pioneering new approaches to urban revitalisation. Named by the Age as one of Melbourne’s ‘Top 100’ most influential people, Lucinda is the co-founder of CoDesign Studio, a social impact design consultancy that uses creative placemaking to improve social connection in local neighbourhoods. Lucinda…

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MPavilion 2017 October recap—Our opening month in photos

And just like that, the first month of MPavilion 2017 is a wrap! October was positively action-packed—from the opening address by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA at our very first event of the season, to MTalks with Virginia Trioli, Jack Self, Monique Webber and Boon Wurrung elder N’arweet Carolyn Briggs. View all the…

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Q & A with Bakehouse Studios’ Quincy McLean

Bakehouse Studios is so much more than just a rehearsal space. For more than twenty-five years, Melbourne music legends and international rock royalty alike—from The Saints to MC5—have passed through Bakehouse’s labyrinthine corridors in Richmond to rehearse, write songs, record, shoot film clips and even paint the studio walls as part of the Bakehouse Art…

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‘Performance Power’: Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten discuss MPavilion 2017

  Click on over to Wallpaper* to for a look inside MPavilion 2017 and the minds behind its design—Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA. Describing MPavilion 2017 as a “small but perfectly formed structure [that] can easily respond to unexpected needs and impromptu programming,” Wallpaper* give a rundown of the OMA-designed modern amphitheatre, from…

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Celebrate Melbourne Music Week at MPavilion!

We like to think we celebrate Melbourne’s thriving music scene every day of the year, but Melbourne Music Week (MWW) gives us a reason to celebrate even more. Over nine days, between 17 and 25 November, MMW teams up with a range of independent promoters, venues, labels and businesses to bring to our city a…

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MPavilion 2017 media round-up: The stories so far

From far and wide across the world of publishing, the opening of MPavilion 2017 received widespread media attention; from The Australian to the South China Morning Post, from DEZEEN to Vogue to Forbes, and many more. Find below a profile on Rem Koolhaas featured in the print version of Vogue Living. See David Gianotten on the cover…

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Watch now: Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten on countryside

Rem Koolhaas’s lecture, at Melbourne School of Design in the first week of MPavilion 2017, is a new take on a work he presented at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in The Netherlands in 2012. While in Melbourne for the opening week of MPavilion 2017—a design he co-created with David Gianotten—Rem presented this fascinating talk which expanded further on his modern conception…

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Wrap-up gallery: The first week of MPavilion 2017

From MTalks to dog walks, MMeets to our first MProjects for 2017, MMusic and so much more—here’s a choice selection of shots from our opening week. Introduced by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten, and using MPavilion 2017 as a moving stage, our very first event of the season saw Esther Anatolitis leading a panel discussion about public…

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Q & A with Guest, Riggs

Guest, Riggs is the collaborative duo of Stephanie Guest and Kate Riggs.  Stephanie Guest studied literature at University of Melbourne and University of Sydney, and has recently commenced a degree in architecture. Kate Riggs studied architecture at RMIT and is working for Urban Design London. Together they won The Lifted Brow and RMIT’s non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental…

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Meet our Kiosk for 2017

Three Thousand Thieves, our favourite coffee curators, return to head-up our kiosk with an all-new menu and a message on sustainability. With the help of City of Melbourne and Three Thousand Thieves, MPavilion is helping to fight the war on waste, and we need you. For the entire month of October, if bring your own reusable cup of…

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