Queensland University of Technology Q Block Redevelopment

Queensland University of Technology Q Block Redevelopment

Architect
dwp | design worldwide partnership
Location
Brisbane, Australia | View Map
Project Year
2015
Category
Universities

Queensland University of Technology Q Block Redevelopment

dwp | design worldwide partnership as Architects

QUT engaged dwp|suters to reinvent this nine level 40 year old building on Gardens Point Campus as a state of the art life sciences teaching facility. The project creates a leading class 3D medical radiation teaching facility and a 150 student multidisciplinary ‘SuperLab’ which incorporates world class technologies in a single, flexible, open, dynamic teaching laboratory. dwp|suters also designed a new workplace to accommodate over one hundred administration and academic staff; transforming a traditional cellular office environment into an open plan, collaborative workplace.


The original main entrance had been overtaken by campus development and required a new architectural solution. We addressed this by reorienting the building and introducing a large new entrance which clearly defines the entry point. The building exterior is comprehensively refreshed and resolved building performance and compliance issues. We facilitated a challenging fast track program requiring completion by the start of the academic year by ongoing, close communication with all stakeholders and effective subconsultant coordination.

Project Credits
Kings Crescent Estate Phases 3&4
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Masterplans
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