Subseries Subseries 5 - New Industrial Centre at University of Queensland St. Lucia.

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UQFL117-Series A-Subseries 5

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New Industrial Centre at University of Queensland St. Lucia.

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  • 1963 (Creation)

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22 architectural drawings

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(1928-2019.)

Biographical history

James Peter Birrell was born in Melbourne on the 24 October 1928. He was educated at the Melbourne Technical College (1945-1949) while working for the Victorian State Works Department (1947), for R.G. Warren (1948) and the Commonwealth Works Department (1948-1950). He transferred into a fourth year course in the School of Architecture at the University of Melbourne. Following his graduation in 1950, he returned to the Commonwealth Works Department and worked for them in Melbourne, Canberra and Darwin. He was appointed Architect in charge of the Architectural Branch in the Brisbane City Council (1955-1961). He resigned to become Staff Architect to the University of Queensland (1961-1966). He commenced his own practice in 1966, with offices at various times in Brisbane, Townsville, Port Moresby, and Maroochydore with various partners (including Lorant Kulley, Philip Conn, Richard Stringer and Lindsay Mack). He died on 20 September 2019, aged 90.

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(1933-)

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Contains 22 plans for the Contract drawing, New Industrial Centre at University of Queensland St. Lucia. Brisbane for the Co-Ordinator General's Dept, (Oct 1963), and includes: site and drainage plan, floor plans, roof plan, elevations, concrete details, steel details, furniture details, and the Gardener's Shed (Nov 1963). The drawings were done by James P. Birrell in association with Peter D. Heathwood. The plans for the industrial centre included the Maintenance shops, printery, amenities and transport building. It is located on the corner of Services Road and Hood Street. The Gardener's Shed is located on the other side of Hood Street.

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Access governed by responsible State Government Agency.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Oversize folder 6

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Previously housed in Folder 18 as A7.01-22.

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Prior to rearrangement in 2021, Subseries 5 and Subseries 6 were Series 7 and all items for both jobs were numbered consecutively

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Created, Linda Justo, 22-Jan-2021

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  • Oversize folder: UQFL117 Oversize folder 6