View east across the Great Court to the western facades of the Forgan Smith, Duhig and Steele Buildings and colonnades from inside the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. View east across the Great Court to the western facades of the Forgan Smith, Duhig and Steele Buildings and colonnades from inside the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane.

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Title View east across the Great Court to the western facades of the Forgan Smith, Duhig and Steele Buildings and colonnades from inside the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane
Alternative Title Exterior view of the Forgan Smith, Duhig and Steele Buildings from inside the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane
Abstract/Summary The Forgan Smith Building to the left is the centrepiece and main entry of the Great Court Complex at the core of The University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus. The Duhig Building is the tower that can be seen in the centre of the image with a stretch of colonnade separating it from the Steele Building on the right.
Date of construction 1937-1965
Date photo taken 1986
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Hennessy, Hennessy & Co.
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location University of Queensland St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland
Australia
Open Access Status Other
Category Educational facilities
Subcategory Universities
Period Inter war (1915-1940)
Post war (1940-1960)
Style Stripped classical
Art Deco
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Concrete construction
Columns
Building Materials Concrete
Glass
Sandstone
Architectural Features Arches
Colonnades
Facades
Parapets
Surrounding Features People
Trees
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References Moore, Clive. "The Forgan Smith Building and the Great Court at the University of Queensland: Investing in the Future." Crossroads Vol.5, 2 (2011):19-33. http://www.uq.edu.au/crossroads/Archives/Vol%205/Issue%202%202011/Vol5Iss211%20-%206.Moore%20%28p.19-33%29.pdf

 
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