Queensland – Radar Headlines

Edwin Codd, of Codd Stenders, Brisbane, is Queensland 2000 Architect of the Year

Brisbane architect and designer Noel Robinson has won the QUT Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering 2000 Outstanding Alumni Award, and the QUT Professional Excellence Award

Chris Clarke of Bligh Voller Nield has been appointed Master Architect for the Brisbane Airport Corporation

The University of Queensland’s Department of Architecture has been incorporated into the School of Geography, Planning and Architecture. Professor Michael Keniger has been appointed Head of School

Art Built-in, a Queensland Government public art policy will see two percent of the cost of applicable state government capital works building budgets allocated for the integration of art and design

John left has been appointed Design Director at Urban Art Projects

The 12 story high Pyramid Dome, billed as the world’s largest standing temporary freestanding structure, was launched on the Gold Coast

Peddle Thorn has won the commission to design a new $25 million facility for the Mater Hospital in Mackay

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill’s New York office will masterplan the $2 billion Springfield Town Centre, southwest of Brisbane

Francis Golding of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment in the UK is the keynote speaker at the Queensland Public Works Department’s September conference Making of the Public Realm

Bligh Voller Nield have won the commission for a new building for the University of the Sunshine Coast

The Gona Barracks site redevelopment will include a mix of public housing and luxury dwellings, along with the planned landmark Smithsonian building and a new Gallery of Modern Art

The Queensland Government is to announce an international design competition for the new museum of modern art

The Queensland Master Builders Association has recorded the most dramatic fall in building approvals in two decades

Superstar designer Marc Newson has teamed up with lifestyle property developers morehuman. Ilama, their first project, is billed as “the future of apartment buildings”. It will be released in Brisbane, then “rolled out” to other Australian cities

Ian Ferrier, well known Queensland architect, died in March aged 71. Ian was RAIA President 1980-1 and Queensland chapter “Architect of the Year” for 1995. He was the designer of many innovative churches.

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