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Key Contemporary Architectural Developments in Queensland, north east Australia


post updated 26 July 2021

Buildings in Brisbane

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Brisbane Building Developments, Queensland. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Queensland. The focus is on contemporary Brisbane buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

We have 3 pages of Brisbane Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

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Brisbane Buildings – Latest Architecture Designs

Architecture in the capital of Queensland – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

2 May 2018
Felicity on Felix Apartments, Lutwyche
Architects: The Buchan Group
Felicity on Felix Apartment Building at Lutwyche
image from architecture office
Felicity on Felix, Lutwyche Apartments
Thirty-six exclusively crafted apartments designed by award-winning architecture firm The Buchan Group are setting a benchmark for luxury living in Lutwyche, in Brisbane’s inner north.

30 Jan 2018
Minimalist Monochrome Glasshouse, Noosa, Sunshine Coast
Design: Sarah Waller Architecture
Glasshouse in Noosa
photography: Paul Smith Images
Noosa Property
With her extensive design background and expertise as a licensed builder Sarah Waller embraced the creative freedom to create a home inspired by the simplicity and sophistication of mid-century modern architecture. This home pairs beautiful form and function.

10 Jun 2016
480 Queen Street
Design: BVN Architecture
480 Queen Street Brisbane Buildings
photo from architects
New Brisbane Office Building
It offers significant public benefit through the provision of the 24/7 publicly accessible pedestrian street, an extraordinary artwork by Danie Mellor and an elevated park that aligns with the cathedral ground plane across Adelaide Street.

Brisbane Buildings Archive

Major Queensland properties posted on e-architect up to 2012:

7 Jun 2012
The Mark Shopping Centre, Surfers Paradise
Architects: Buchan Group
The Mark Shopping Centre
image from architects
The Mark Shopping Centre
Surfers Paradise’s retail scene is about to get a $5 million boost, with construction underway on Stage 1 of The Mark Shopping Centre refurbishment project. The project will include a new arcade linking Orchid Avenue to the Soul Surfers Paradise development, delivering the final stage of the long-awaited ‘River to Beach’ pedestrian link in Surfers Paradise.

Wintergarden Brisbane, QLD, Australia
The Buchan Group
Wintergarden Building Brisbane
image : Christopher Frederick Jones
Wintergarden Brisbane – 10 May 2012
Wintergarden opened its doors this month, unveiling its new design to Brisbane shoppers and showcasing some of The Buchan Group’s most innovative retail work.
After a four year redesign and redevelopment the landmark shopping destination has again started welcoming shoppers.

Wickham 358, Fortitude Valley
The Buchan Group
Fortitude Valley Building
image from architects
Wickham 358 – 8 May 2012
A 15 level commercial tower on the site of 358 Wickham Street in Fortitude Valley is the latest proposed development for Queensland’s fastest growing commercial precinct.
Valley-based architecture and design firm The Buchan Group have been appointed to the project on the fringe of the Valley Gateway precinct, with a brief to integrate the commercial development with Acland Lane, a proposed future laneway.

Brisbane Building – Recent Designs Added

Scott Street Apartments
Jackson Teece Architecture
Brisbane Apartment Building
photo : Sharrin Rees
Brisbane Apartment Building – 27 Aug 2011
A thorough analysis of the site context informed the design. This Brisbane building is conceived as part of a masterplan that balances the needs of private and public stakeholders. One of the key concerns was the relationship between the proposed building and the heritage-listed Silverwells residences at the northern end of the site.

Wharf Road, Surfers Paradise
Architects: Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Wharf Road Surfers Paradise
image from architects
Wharf Road Surfers Paradise – 19 Sep 2011
Over the last 5,000 years man has worked hard to over power the natural world through the built environment – we propose to revolutionize this position. Australia possesses one of the most beautiful and dramatic geologies in the world. It is our desire to create a new type of architecture – one that is more in the family of nature than of the built environment.

Ecosciences Precinct
Ecosciences Precinct
photograph : Christopher Frederick Jones
Brisbane Building – 9 Aug 2011
The Ecosciences Precinct brings together 1,000 scientists from four state agencies and six CSIRO divisions into a single, collaborative research environment. The project achieves a significant innovation by creating a new facility ‘without walls’, encouraging knowledge exchange and discovery through use of shared spaces and resources.

Hilton Surfers Paradise towers, Gold Coast
Architects: The Buchan Group
Hilton Surfers Paradise
render : Luxigon
Surfers Paradise towers – 14 Jun 2011
The architects designed both towers as well as most of the interior of the $700 million development. Their brief was to create a sophisticated hotel and residences offering unrivalled on the Gold Coast, capturing stunning views of the long white beaches to the east and mountain ranges and winding canals to the west.

Architecture in Brisbane

Brisbane is the most populous city in Queensland and the third most populous city in Australia.

Major Brisbane Buildings, alphabetical:

400 George Street
Cox Rayner Architects
400 George Street Brisbane Buildings
image from FD
400 George Street

Albert Street Artwork
Design: Urban Art Project
Albert Street Artwork
photo © Apeture Photography
Albert Street Artwork

Boolarong & Kinkabool, Stradbroke Island, Queensland
Design: BVN Architecture
Boolarong & Kinkabool Queensland
photo : Christopher Frederick Jones
Boolarong & Kinkabool Queensland – 17 Dec 2010
Boolarong & Kinkabool is a development for two small detached houses on an elevated site ‘Point Lookout’, NorthStradbroke Island, QLD. The two houses are generally identical with differences only occurring in response to the particular site location including topography.

Brisbane Square Tower
Denton Corker Marshall Architects
37 storeys

CLEM7 Tunnel Canopy
Design: AECOM
CLEM7 Canopy
photo : Richard Pearse
CLEM7 Tunnel Canopy

Energex Headquarters
Cox Rayner / BVN Architecture
Energex Headquarters Brisbane Buildings
photo : Christopher Frederick Jones
Energex Headquarters Brisbane – 15 Dec 2010
Brisbane workplace building, the Energex Headquarters in Newstead River Park. Cox Rayner was responsible for the base building and BVN Architecture designed the interiors. The result is one of the most contemporary workspaces in Australia that is also Queensland’s first Six Star Green Star Office Design commercial office development.

Esquire Restaurant
Esquire Restaurant Brisbane Buildings
photograph : Roger D Souza
Esquire Restaurant – 28 Mar 2012
Just like its menu, Esquire’s interior design – a series of spatially diverse and connected rooms – offers an experience for everyone to enjoy. Transformed from a large commercial space into a series of intimate dining areas, guests can stop in for lunch, take pleasure in the restaurant’s fine dining menu or enjoy a drink at the bar.

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