The renders for MPavilion 2015 designed by AL_A, the studio of award-winning British architect Amanda Levete, were revealed today. Featuring the latest technology in nautical engineering the MPavilion creates the sensation of a forest canopy in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. It was also announced that Martin Roth, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London will be officially opening MPavilion on 5 October 2015. Amanda Levete commented on her vision for the design: “Our MPavilion 2015 is designed to create the sensation of a forest canopy, made up of seemingly fragile, translucent petals supported by impossibly slender columns that sway gently in the breeze. Under the canopy the light will be dappled and dreamy. We’re working with Australian specialist mouldCAM to use boundary-pushing technology of composite materials to form petals that are five metres in diameter but only a few millimetres thi

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