Northern facade of Don Nicklin Building, University of Queensland, St. Lucia Campus

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. Northern facade of Don Nicklin Building, University of Queensland, St. Lucia Campus.

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Title Northern facade of Don Nicklin Building, University of Queensland, St. Lucia Campus
Alternative Title University of Queensland Chemical Engineering Building, St. Lucia Campus
Abstract/Summary The building makes use of the natural fall of the site. As shown, "stores, workshop and service areas are located partly below ground on the northern edge to assist in the control of noise."
Date of construction 1974
Date photo taken 1986
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect John Andrews International
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus
Brisbane, Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Category Educational facilities
Subcategory Universities
Period Late twentieth century (1960-)
Style Brutalist
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Concrete construction
Columns
Waffle slabs
Building Materials Concrete
Corrugted metal sheeting
Architectural Features Corrugated metal cladding walls
Louvres
Flat roofs
Columns
Concrete floors
Three-storey
Surrounding Features Trees
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References John Andrews International Pty. Ltd. "New chemical engineering building." St. Lucia: University of Queensland, 197?.
Additional Notes The building was designed to establish one combined location for the Department of Chemical Engineering. The design facilitated the incorporation of laboratory and workshop equipment that extended over several levels in height. UQ B

 
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