MPavilion 2015

The MPavilion 2015, designed by AL_A, the studio of British architect Amanda Levete, will play host to a range of events exploring architecture, landscape and design this summer.

MPavilion has collaborated with cultural organisations from around the world to develop the program, including the Melbourne Festival, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Google’s Creative Lab and London Design Festival.

MPavilion opening week

Opening week will feature a free public ‘in conversation’ event with MPavilion creator Naomi Milgrom AO, MPavilion 2015 architect Amanda Levete and Victoria and Albert Museum Director Martin Roth. Presented at MPavilion on Tuesday 6 October at 6:15pm the trio will discuss the commissioning of innovative contemporary cultural spaces, following Martin Roth’s official unveiling of the MPavilion 2015 on Monday 5 October.

25XDesign with Google’s Creative Lab and the London Design Festival

With a running theme on design and technology, Ben Evans, Director of the London Design Festival, will launch a new digital design initiative for Melbourne called 25XDesign, at 12noon on Wednesday 7 October. Created in collaboration with London Design Festival and made with the help of Google’s Creative Lab, 25XDesign asks Amanda Levete to select her 25 design inspirations from around Melbourne, to be virtually displayed in 360 degrees.

2015 Festival of Landscape Architecture

This Public Life: 2015 Landscape Architecture Conference runs from 10 to 20 October in Melbourne. MPavilion will host a series of talks and landscape design tours presented in partnership with This Public Life and Tract Consultants.

Originally published in ArchitectureAU website. Read full article.