Michael Keniger was the University of Queensland’s (UQ) Head of Architecture from 1990 to 2000, Head of the School of Geography, Planning and Architecture from 2000 to 2003 and a member of UQ’s Senior Executive from 2005 to 2011. He is currently chair of the Development and Design Integrity Panel for the Brisbane Airport Corporation.
This assured building by Richard Kirk Architect and Hassell enriches learning for the creative disciplines at the Queensland University of Technology, encouraging students to “lead the culture” in the spaces.
Architectural education needs to be able to adapt to the changing nature and pressures of the architecture profession. Michael Keniger, as guest editor of this education issue of Architecture Australia, reflects on the current state and possible trajectories of architectural education, both in Australia and internationally.
As part of Architecture Australia‘s May/June 2015 Dossier on health architecture, Michael Keniger reports on the state of healthcare design and offers an overview of recent healthcare projects.