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Big News! First look at Glenn Murcutt’s MPavilion 2019 design

Big News! First look at Glenn Murcutt’s MPavilion 2019 design

We couldn’t be more excited to unveil MPavilion 2019, this year designed by Australia’s only Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, Glenn Murcutt AO. The refined, minimal design reflects Glenn’s significant contribution to climate-responsive architecture. Celebrating the fiftieth year of Glenn’s globally influential design practice, MPavilion 2019 will be a milestone summer attraction built in the Queen Victoria Gardens. MPavilion…

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Read up: Living Cities Forum 2019 speakers in the media

Read up: Living Cities Forum 2019 speakers in the media

The international speakers of the Living Cities Forum 2019 have been grabbing headlines ahead of the events in Melbourne and Sydney later in May. National media has spotlighted a number of the architects and urban design thinkers who will gather at the forums to interrogate the theme Future Needs—including our MPavilion 2019 architect Glenn Murcutt AO. The…

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Revealed: Glenn Murcutt AO to design MPavilion 2019

Revealed: Glenn Murcutt AO to design MPavilion 2019

We’re incredibly excited to share the news that Glenn Murcutt AO, Australia’s most internationally recognised architect, is our esteemed designer of MPavilion 2019! Glenn is the only Australian architect to receive the prestigious Pritzker Prize, awarded for his environmentally sensitive and responsible designs with a distinctly Australian character. He has also received the Alvar Aalto Medal, the Australian Institute of…

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Season wrap: MPavilion celebrates biggest season of free events

Season wrap: MPavilion celebrates biggest season of free events

With our season of free events about to close on Sunday 17 February, we’re celebrating the community’s overwhelming response to MPavilion 2018, designed by Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós. The 2018/19 MPavilion program season has been our biggest yet, with 520 events encompassing talks and public lectures, open workshops, multidisciplinary performances, installations and kid-friendly experiences. Events were spread…

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Visited MPavilion this season? Take our survey now

Visited MPavilion this season? Take our survey now

Each year at MPavilion we aim to bring you an expansive season of free events in collaboration with people from all walks of life in the community, across architecture and design, arts and sciences, technology, education and more. MPavilion—an initiative of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation—is for you, with you. So we’d like to know how we…

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Q&A: Global collective Hyphen-Labs on the future of women in design

Q&A: Global collective Hyphen-Labs on the future of women in design

As the end of our blockbuster 2018/19 season of free events draws near, we still have a number of international guests to look forward to, including Hyphen-Labs co-founders Ece Tankal and Carmen Arguila y Wedge. A global team of women of colour at the intersection of technology, art, science and the future, Hyphen-Labs is both a commercial studio and a…

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Watch: Fixperts wrap up MPavilion community design challenge

Watch: Fixperts wrap up MPavilion community design challenge

One of the highlights of this season’s MPROJECTS series at MPavilion has been our Fixperts community engagement design intervention, which teamed members of the UK-based global design initiative with design students from RMIT, with the aim to assist people in the community. Over a period of six weeks, the teams worked with people from the community to create design solutions to problems that…

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News: Carme Pinós reflects on MPavilion as we extend our program  

News: Carme Pinós reflects on MPavilion as we extend our program  

Exciting news! We’ve extended our season of free events until Sunday 17 February, supported by our principal partner ANZ. With more talks, workshops, performances, installations and kid-friendly experiences to be soaked up this summer, the MPavilion 2018/19 season is our biggest yet, welcoming over 500 international and Australian guests, and more than 120,000 visitors to the…

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Meet MPavilion Writer in Residence Maddee Clark

Meet MPavilion Writer in Residence Maddee Clark

We’re passionate about facilitating new discussions about design as part of our free annual program, and this season we went one further, initiating our inaugural writing residency program. In collaboration with the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and State Library Victoria, we awarded the position of MPavilion 2018 Writer in Residence to Maddee Clark, an exciting and…

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Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the Yaluk-ut Weelam as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet. Yaluk-ut Weelam means ‘people of the river camp’ and is connected with the coastal land at the head of Port Phillip Bay, extending from the Werribee River to Mordialloc. The Yaluk-ut Weelam are part of the Boon Wurrung, one of the five major language groups of the greater Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the land, their ancestors and their elders—past, present and to the future.