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Vote for MPavilion 2017! OMA up for global awards

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 8 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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Interview: Parlour speaks with Naomi Milgrom

We’re big fans of the team behind Parlour, who work hard to bring together research, informed opinion and resources on women, equity and architecture in Australia. Today, in this exclusive interview, Parlour’s Tania Davidge speaks with Naomi Milgrom AO, founder of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, about the last four years of MPavilion, and the years…

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Missed an event at MPavilion? Our audio library has you covered

We know it’s difficult to make it along to every MPavilion event—you can’t be everywhere at once! That’s why we’ve been regularly uploading a huge selection of MPavilion talks to our online audio library, now additionally available as a podcast on iTunes! Head to our Library page to catch up on any events you’ve missed—or…

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Wallpaper* names MPavilion one of the top buildings that shaped culture in 2017

International design bible Wallpaper* has named Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA’s MPavilion as one of the top buildings that shaped culture in 2017. The article, published on Friday 15 December, celebrates “the best examples of the smartest new builds, canniest restorations and smoothest extensions that are upgrading the experience of life in our…

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