Spanish architect Carme Pinós to design MPavilion 2018

MPavilion 2018 architect, by Carme Pinós. Photograph by Miquel Tres
12/02/2018
Spanish architect Carme Pinós to design MPavilion 2018
[Melbourne] Australia
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MPavilion 2018 architect, by Carme Pinós. Photograph by Miquel Tres
The MPavilion 2017/18 season may have only just wrapped up, but when one door closes, another one opens—and we’re thrilled to introduce you to MPavilion’s next architect.

The fifth MPavilion, arriving in spring 2018, will be designed by Spanish architect and educator Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós, Barcelona. Last year MPavilion was designed by OMA.

With a humanist approach to architecture, Carme is celebrated globally for her urban refurbishments, social housing, public works and furniture design. A recipient of the prestigious Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professorship and Prize (2016), Carme has made significant contributions to advance gender equity in the field of architecture with a large body of work exhibiting a genuine commitment to community.

Among her most significant works are the Department Building of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria), the Cube II Towers in Guadalajara (Mexico), the read more

Regional Office of the Generalitat in Tortosa, Spain. Photograph by Jesús Arenas, courtesy Estudio Carme Pinós.  Courtesy via MPavillionThe poetics of Carme Pinós in the new Crematorium, inside the cemetery of Igualada. Photograph © Jesús ArenasLa Boqueria market facade, Barcelona (project ongoing). Photograph by Jordi Miralles, courtesy elZinc and Estudio Carme Pinós. Courtesy via MPavillionLa Massana School of Arts, Barcelona. Photo by Duccio Malagamba, courtesy Estudio Carme Pinós. Courtesy via MPavillionMPavilion 2018 architect, by Carme Pinós. Photograph by Miquel Tres.

PINÓS

Carme Pinós i Desplat graduated with a degree in architecture from the school of Architecture in Barcelona (ETSAB) in 1979. In the mid 1980s the architectural proposals she developed in partnership with Enric Miralles obtained recognition in several architectural competitions. In 1991 she set up her own studio and since then she has combined her activity as an architect with teaching as a...read more

PINÓS

Carme Pinós i Desplat se tituló como arquitecta en la ETSAB en 1979. A mediados de los años 80, las propuestas arquitectónicas generadas por la pareja que hubiera formado junto a Enric Miralles comienzan a emerger y a resultar ganadoras de diversos concursos. Funda su propio estudio en 1991 y desde entonces ha compaginado su actividad como arqui...read more