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The Student Union Building in 1965.
News | Josh Harris | 3 Jun 2019

Push to save UQ Union Complex, ‘hub of Queensland democracy’

An application has been lodged to list a modernist student union building on the Queensland Heritage register, in a bid to save it from demolition.

Eucalypt timber battens belie the domestic scale of the building, instead responding to the vast proportions of the landscape.
Projects | Katelin Butler | 29 May 2019

Birdsong and rain: Rosebery House revisited

Responding to a ridgeline that runs west across the gully, this Brisbane home designed by Brit Andresen and Peter O’Gorman illustrates the expressive capacity of Australian hardwood timber and creates a visceral connection to the rainforest.

Proposed QPAC theatre by Snøhetta and Blight Rayner Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 May 2019

Blight Rayner and Snøhetta win QPAC theatre design competition

Norwegian practice Snøhetta and Brisbane firm Blight Rayner Architecture have together beaten out 23 other design teams to win a design competition for a new theatre at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

Bates Smart's winning design for apartments at Kangaroo Point in Brisbane.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 May 2019

Bates Smart wins design competition for clifftop apartments at Kangaroo Point

Bates Smart has won a design competition for an apartment project in Brisbane.

The entrance atrium of the Inner City South State Secondary College, designed by BVN.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Apr 2019

Conceptual designs unveiled for inner-south Brisbane high school

The Queensland government has released conceptual designs by BVN for the new Inner City South State Secondary College.

This house was designed by architect Frederick Bruce Lucas as his own residence in 1941.
Review | Alice Hampson | 27 Mar 2019

Home: A Suburban Obsession

Home: A Suburban Obsession celebrates “the allure of home and the stories found within.”

The proposed redevelopment of Edith Cavell building by Elevation Architecture.
News | Josh Harris | 20 Feb 2019

Designs unveiled for the redevelopment of heritage buildings in Brisbane’s Herston Quarter

A development application has been submitted for the heritage precinct within Australian Unity’s Herston Quarter in central Brisbane.

Reinstating the original wraparound verandah re-exposed the living room as an operable corner.
Projects | Sheona Thomson | 19 Feb 2019

A clarifying transformation: Dyer Street House

James Russell Architect’s astute adjustments to this 1959 modernist home seamlessly meld future-aware adaptations to bring new equilibrium to the dwelling.

Brisbane landscape architect and Wilson Architects director Elizabeth “Beth” Wilson.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Feb 2019

Brisbane landscape architect Beth Wilson dies aged 85

Wilson Architects director Elizabeth “Beth” Wilson, described as a “doyenne” of landscape architecture, has died aged 85.

The western facade of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, designed by Robin Gibson and Partners.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Jan 2019

Shortlist revealed for $150 million Brisbane theatre design competition

The Queensland government has announced the practices that have been invited to submit designs for a proposed $150 million theatre.

Newstead Ozcare by Conrad Gargett.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Jan 2019

Conrad Gargett designs dual-tower aged-care facility in Brisbane

Conrad Gargett has been engaged by aged care provider Ozcare to design a $200 million dual-tower seniors living facility in the Brisbane suburb of Newstead.

The proposed town square designed by Richards and Richards and Spence and RPS Group will extend beneath a railway overpass.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Jan 2019

‘Town square’ to transform Brisbane’s Fish Lane

Richards and Spence and RPS Group have designed a new ‘town square’ for Brisbane’s Fish Lane that will comprise an urban park, hospitality, retail and gallery spaces.

Fieldoffice Architects in the regional city of Yilan, Taiwan.
Symposia | 14 Nov 2018

The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane

The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane returns to the State Library of Queensland on 15 March 2019.

The proposed retail building, inner street view, by Bureau Proberts.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Sep 2018

Bureau Proberts designs transit-oriented development for Brisbane station

Bureau Proberts is behind the design of a Transit Oriented Development proposal to rework Ferny Grove station, 11 kilometres north-west of the Brisbane CBD.

Kangaroo Point Bridge by Richard Kirk Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Aug 2018

Competing bridge plan resurrected as work begins on Queen’s Wharf footbridge

The Queensland Government has set aside $230,000 to develop a business case for a bicycle and pedestrian bridge crossing the Brisbane River, a day after works began on building a footbridge nearby.

The entry courtyard is a mix of shades of grey and green that highlights various foliage textures, with a ground layer of travertine pavers over sandstone river pebbles.
Projects | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 18 May 2018

Foliage fervour: Bungalow Garden Rooms

A series of diverse, textural and dynamic “garden rooms” are the result of a close collaboration between architect and landscape architect and celebrate a life lived outdoors.

The proposed Brisbane Live development by NRA Collaborative.
News | Patrick Hunn | 7 May 2018

Qld government to investigate $2b entertainment precinct in Brisbane

The Queensland government has committed $5 million toward the development of a business case for a proposed entertainment precinct in the central city.

Fender Katsalidis-designed transformation of aging Brisbane office towers approved
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Mar 2018

Fender Katsalidis-designed transformation of aging Brisbane office towers approved

Brisbane City Council has approved the re-use and redevelopment of two existing office buildings in central Brisbane into a single commercial tower.

Preliminary design of the redeveloped Thomas Dixon Centre.
News | Patrick Hunn | 26 Feb 2018

Conrad Gargett to design redevelopment of Queensland Ballet centre

Conrad Gargett has been appointed to design the refurbishment and extension of the Queensland Ballet’s Brisbane home.

Kalimna Reform Centre by E. P. and A. I. Trewern (1962).
News | Patrick Hunn | 8 Feb 2018

Modernist ‘reform centre’ in Brisbane to make way for retirement village

A “brilliant” yet relatively unknown example of Australian modernism with a complicated institutional past is set to be demolished to make way for a multi-storey retirement home.