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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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Assemble Papers launch ‘Metropolis’ issue

Taking inspiration from the cities-based dialogue around the Naomi Milgrom Foundation’s Living Cities Forum, the latest print issue of Assemble Papers—themed ‘Metropolis’—looks at people, ideas and movements that are shaping the way we live as local and global citizens—from global citizens of architecture OMA, via tiny houses in Los Angeles, to deliberative planning in Melbourne….

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Q & A with Philip Brophy

A superlative piece of the Australian art puzzle, Philip Brophy has against his name a long list of titles including musician, composer, sound designer, filmmaker, writer, graphic designer, educator and academic. Born in Melbourne, Philip’s contribution to Australian creative culture is influential, and his contribution to MPavilion 2017 is integral to this year’s program of events. Philip’s…

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MPavilion 2017 opens!

MPavilion 2017, designed by acclaimed architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international firm OMA, is now open in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. One of the world’s most revered architects, this is Rem Koolhaas’s first visit to Australia in nearly 40 years. Initiated and commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation with support from the City…

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Q & A with Jack Self

Jack Self is an architect based in London. He is director of the REAL foundation and editor-in-chief of the Real Review. In 2016, Jack curated the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Jack’s architectural design focuses on alternative models of ownership, contemporary forms of labour, and the formation of socio-economic power relationships in space. His work has…

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Relocation complete: MPavilion 2016 opens at Melbourne Zoo

Each MPavilion is gifted to City of Melbourne and relocated to a new, permanent home somewhere in the city for the public to continue to enjoy. You’ll find Sean Godsell’s MPavilion 2014 at the Hellenic Museum, AL_A’s MPavilion 2015 in Docklands Park, and now, as of this week, Bijoy Jain’s MPavilion 2016 is now open to the public at…

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Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten on countryside

Please note: Early bird tickets to this event have now sold out. More tickets will be released by MPavilion and MSD closer to the event date. Please register to join the event waitlist and be notified when further tickets are released. On the opening day of MPavilion 2017, Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten head to…

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New recordings on our library: Living Cities Forum 2017

On 27 July 2017 Melbourne hosted the inaugural Living Cities Forum 2017, an international design discussion about liveability with presentations from David Gianotten, Dan Hill, Mimi Zeiger, Marisa Yiu, Rory Hyde and Minsuk Cho. Did you attend and want to revisit the talks? Or perhaps you missed the occasion—fear not!  You can listen back to…

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