green magazine to present three-day program at the MPavilion

green magazine takes over MPavilion from Fri 31 Jan to Sun 2 Feb, which will see a weekend of free events presented by Australia’s leading publication on sustainable architecture and landscape design focusing on off-grid living, design and permaculture. See the full itinerary below.

Friday Jan 31

Get Energised | 10am – 5pm
Visit the last day of the ‘Unplugged’ month to learn about the latest in solar energy technology, battery storage and monitoring. Jump on an electric bike to experience the future of inner-urban commuting firsthand.

Solar Sounds | 6pm
Join us for a well-deserved post-work drink and enjoy sun-powered tunes from Solar Sounds.

Saturday Feb 1

Future Materials | 10am – 4pm
Melbourne School of Design’s ExLab repurposes waste material into useful products and Precious Plastic Monash processes plastic waste using a machine they built themselves. Check out examples of their work and see the machine in action.

Joost Bakker and Ross Harding | 6pm
Ross Harding is dedicated to transforming our cities from consumers to producers. He will discuss how Melbourne can transition to becoming self-sufficient by 2030 by connecting technology with culture. Joost Bakker will explore the scourge of greenwashing and challenge us to reconsider the way we live and the waste we leave behind.

Book here.

Sunday Feb 2

Speed Date a Garden Expert | 10am–3pm
Bring along some photos and/or plans of your garden and spend 30 minutes with a garden expert. Book a session with Karen Sutherland (Edible Eden Design), Trish Morrison (Lead Landscape Architect at Phillip Withers) or Myles Broad (Director and Principal Designer, Eckersley Garden Architecture).

Karen Sutherland, Edible Eden Design: Book here.

Trish Morrison, Lead Landscape Architect at Phillip Withers: Book here.

Myles Broad, Director and Principal Designer, Eckersley Garden Architecture: Book here.

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