Main Roads Department, New Head Office Building, persepective, Spring Hill, Brisbane, [1963 to 1964]

Langer, Karl, 1903-1969, Main Roads Department, New Head Office Building, persepective, Spring Hill, Brisbane, [1963 to 1964], 477 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, 2017.

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Designer Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Title Main Roads Department, New Head Office Building, persepective, Spring Hill, Brisbane, [1963 to 1964]
Date of completion 2017
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1963-01-01
Year available 2017-03-28
Location 477 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane
Type image/tiff
Language eng
Rights This work is made available by the UQ Library for your personal research or study. For further information and access please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.
Keyword Langer, Karl, 1903-1968
Architecture -- Queensland -- Design and plans
Architectural drawings
Queensland Heritage Register
Commercial buildings -- Queensland -- Designs and plans
Public buildings -- Queensland -- Brisbane
Spring Hill (Brisbane, Qld.)
Queensland. Department of Main Roads
Series Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158
Job Number UQFL158, job no. 1098-2
Source Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158, job no. 1098-2, item 7
Original Format Architectural drawing; ink on paper; 74 x 97 cm.
Creator Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Formatted abstract
The Karl Langer collection consists of architectural drawings, financial records, correspondence, biographical and personal notes, articles, speeches, job photos, subject files, diaries, journal and newspaper cuttings. Buildings which drawings and files relate to include St. Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane; Ipswich Girls Grammar School; Ipswich Boys Grammar School; Lennons Hotel, Brisbane and Lennons Hotel, Broadbeach.

Dr Langer graduated in Vienna as an architect from the master class of Peter Behrens. He migrated to Australia in 1939, and settled in Brisbane. He became a lecturer at the University of Queensland, and later also at what is now called the Queensland University of Technology. He was fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and of the Australian Planning Institute. He was also the first president of the Institute of Landscape Architecture, and an executive member of the National Trust. He designed many of Queensland's best-known buildings, including the chapel at St. Peter's Lutheran College in Brisbane.
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Additional Notes Built in 1967, the former Main Roads Department Building is a 15 storey, reinforced concrete office building in a Modernist style designed by Dr Karl Langer.
Main Roads Department Building (former) was listed on the Queensland Heritage Register on 13 June 2014. Reference: "Main Roads Department Building (former) (entry 602830)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 22 March 2017.

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