Sustainable Futures Building
University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD
Wilson Architects and John Wardle Architects were part of shortlisted design competition for the Univesity of Queensland’s proposed interdisciplinary heart to the Engineering Precinct.
The new Sustainable Futures Building will bring together academia and industry in a collaborative environment that supports the progressive and interdisciplinary philosophy of the School of Chemical Engineering. The building will reinforce an atmosphere of openness and dialogue, and foster critical conversations through learning, teaching and research.
The building engages directly with ideas of discovery, collaboration, interaction and innovation through strategies of transparency, connection and scale. The display of learning and research is visible to students, industry and visitors, reinforcing the identity of the School as an international leader.
Shortlisted Design Competition
John Wardle Architects + Wilson Architects, Architects in Association
John Thong, Hamilton Wilson, Nick Lorenz, Shaun Purcell, Georgina Russell, Alex Quah-Smith