- 1956-1997 (Creation)
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1 parcel, 2 tubes (160 drawings).
Name of creator
Edwin Henry Oribin was an architect born in Cairns in 1927. He became a registered architect in Queensland in 1953 and began a partnership with S.G. Barnes that year, active in residential and church design. After Barnes's death in 1959, Oribin continued his work in Cairns, closing down his office there in 1973, He continued to design significant residential and commercial buildings in Queensland. Many of his houses and buildings are heritage-listed, including his own Oribin Studio (1960).
Name of creator
Martin Majer is a Brisbane-based registered architect. He completed his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Queensland in 1997 for which he wrote his thesis on architect Edwin Henry Oribin.
Collection previously titled as: Architectural drawings, 1956-1997
Collection alternatively titled as: Edwin Henry Oribin Collection.
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Copies of drawings of buildings designed by, or in association with, E.H. Oribin.
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E.H. Oribin : the work of a far north Queensland architect / by Martin J. Majer. Thesis (B.Arch.), University of Queensland, School of Geography, Planning and Architecture, 1997.
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.