MPavilion 2022 gifted to RMIT

MPavilion 2022 gifted to RMIT

RMIT University’s Brunswick Campus has been announced as the new home for MPavilion 2022 thanks to a philanthropic cultural gift from the Naomi Milgrom Foundation.

Designed by Rachaporn Choochuey of architecture studio all(zone) Thailand, the award-winning pavilion will be positioned in the heart of the Brunswick campus’s central courtyard, drawing visitors into the communal space. 

Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Alec Cameron said MPavilion RMIT will be a place of connection and inspiration for the University’s community.  

“MPavilion RMIT will give our students and staff a new space to come together for activities and events at our Brunswick campus, and act as a site for creative collaborations with the Merri-bek City Council and partners from the Brunswick Design District,” he said. 

“We are immensely grateful to Naomi Milgrom for this significant cultural gift and applaud her ongoing commitment to supporting art, design and critical discourse through the annual MPavilion program.  

“RMIT is proud to have been involved in the program for many years and we look forward to MPavilion RMIT becoming another dynamic hub of creativity and conversation on campus.”  

An orange tent standing in a field Caption: MPavilion RMIT will be open at the Brunswick Campus in 2024

Experimenting with materials and forms used for the first time in Australia, all(zone), a female-led architecture studio based in Bangkok, Thailand, worked closely with Melbourne based Zilka Studio – led by RMIT academic Leanne Zilka – TENSYS and AECOM to realise the pavilion’s design.   

Naomi Milgrom AC said she was delighted that all(zone)’s MPavilion would be relocated to RMIT’s Brunswick campus, a campus focused on a range of design disciplines. 

“We hope that the pavilion’s innovative design will inspire students and visitors alike at its new permanent home.  

“This is the seventh MPavilion gift to Victoria, and comes as we mark a decade of architectural commissions by the Foundation with the opening of MPavilion 10 at the Queen Victoria Gardens on 16 November,” she said  

Design Director of all(zone) and designer of the pavilion Rachaporn Choochuey said she was pleased with the new location. 

“I am very happy to see that our MPavilion will have its home at RMIT, a university recognised globally for its focus on technology, design and enterprise,” she said 

“We hope our pavilion will act as a catalyst for future students to explore and test new innovations in sustainable architecture and design.”  

MPavilion RMIT will officially open in Semester 1 2024. 


Story by: Rosie Shepherdson-Cullen

01 November 2023


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