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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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MPavilion to return for two more seasons!

We are excited to announce that MPavilion has been extended for two more seasons. This means that when MPavilion 2017 by OMA / Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten wraps up, we can all look forward to two more MPavilion commissions and two more great summer programs. The announcement comes amid excitement in the lead-up to the…

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Our library is now a podcast: subscribe today

Great news if you love podcasts: you can now subscribe to our library as a podcast on iTunes. This means you can subscribe now, download all or listen on demand to a great selection of MPavilion events from over the years, including MTalks, MRelay and the new to 2016 MProjects, plus more. Head on over and…

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Living Cities Forum 2017 program announced

Presented by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, initiator of the MPavilion project, the inaugural Living Cities Forum will bring together six leading international architects and design-thinkers to consider the determining factors of a healthy and vibrant city. David Gianotten of OMA, co-architect of MPavilion 2017, will join us from Rotterdam as a guest speaker for this exciting…

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MPavilion 2017 design release press wrap!

The design release of MPavilion 2017 created quite the buzz across the world of architecture, garnering widespread media attention and excitement from across the globe including Japan, Russia, Germany, China, Australia and more. Scroll down for choice quotes and links. “The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has released the design of the 2017 MPavilion by Netherlands-based architects…

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Introducing… MPavilion 2017!

We’re beyond excited to share with you the design for MPavilion 2017, by OMA / Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten. Taking its cues from the ancient ampitheatre, MPavilion 2017 blurs the lines between inside and outside, in a skilful yet empathetic manipulation of the surrounding landscape in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. OMA’s MPavilion design seeks…

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Want to be part of MPavilion 2017’s public program?

For the first time ever, we’re inviting submissions from architecture and design professionals, students and practitioners to contribute to our public program from 3 October 2017 to 4 February 2018. If you’ve ever wanted to collaborate with us by hosting a workshop, talk, debate, presentation, performance, installation or intervention at MPavilion—now’s your chance! We’re looking…

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Introducing the inaugural Living Cities Forum 2017

Exciting news in the world of architecture and design: the Naomi Milgrom Foundation—the very foundation that commissions MPavilion year-in, year out—has announced the arrival of the first Living Cities Forum 2017. Hailing from Melbourne, Rotterdam, London, Hong Kong, Barcelona, and Los Angeles, the City Futures Forum 2017 brings leading urban thinkers to Melbourne to consider the factors…

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MPavilion on Google Arts & Culture

Now you, your friends, or anyone in the world, can step back in time and visit MPavilion 2014, 2015, and 2016 as they were: all three live-on in stunning virtual form on Google Arts & Culture! From 360˚ street-view tours, images from all three MPavilions in the Queen Victoria Gardens, to photos, videos and digital recordings…

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