Item Item 5 - Drawing no. 4720 James Cook University of North Queensland - Main Library- Stage 2

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UQFL117-Series A-Subseries 21-Item 5


Drawing no. 4720 James Cook University of North Queensland - Main Library- Stage 2


  • 1974 (Creation)

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1 volume (23 architectural drawings)

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James Birrell commenced his own practice in 1966 after resigning from his position as Architect with the University of Queensland. At this time he also acquired the firm of Scorer and Scorer, which formed the basis of his first jobs. One of those jobs was the Agrictulture and Entomology Buidling at University of Queensland a Scorer and Scorer commission from the Co-ordinator General of the Queensland Government's Department of Works. James Birrell & Partners had offices at various times in Brisbane, Townsville, Port Moresby, and Maroochydore with various partners (including Lorant Kulley, Philip Conn, Richard Stringer and Lindsay Mack). Birrell wound the business up in 1997.

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Consulting Structural Engineers. Worked collaboratively with James Birrell.

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1 volume (24 pages) with 23 plans; Aug/Sep 1974; sequentially numbered S1 to S24; Architect - James Birrell and Partners; Consulting Structural Engineer - Antony Tod and Partners; Drawing index and general notes on sheet no. S1; previously held together with metal paper binders.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Oversize folder 43


Previously housed in Folder 40 as A23

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Created, Linda Justo, 3-Mar-2021.




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  • Oversize folder: UQFL117 Oversize folder 43