Advanced Engineering Building
- Client University of Queensland
- Market Education
- Division Construction
- Value $117 million
- Status Complete
The University of Queensland (UQ) Advanced Engineering Building project has provided educational facilities for structural, civil, materials, and hydraulics engineering students within an eight storey building at UQ’s St Lucia campus.
The multi-purpose building has a combination of learning, workplace and social areas with flexible teaching and learning spaces, embracing the collaborative learning environment.
The building frame is off-white exposed concrete with the facade incorporating purpose-built composite windows and complex terracotta sunshades. It is highly serviced to suit the various laboratory and teaching needs of the users.
The project has achieved a 5 Star Green Star Education v1 As Built accreditation.
In 2014, the project received the award for 'Research Development and Technology - High Commendation' from the Australian Institute of Building (National) and 'Professional Excellence Award - Commercial Construction $100 million plus' from the Australian Institute of Building (Queensland Chapter). It also received the awards for 'Innovation in Workplace Health and Safety' and 'Education Facilities $20 million to $120 million' from the Master Builders Queensland (Brisbane) Awards.