Collection UQFL447 - Greg Berkman Architectural Drawings

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Greg Berkman Architectural Drawings


  • ca. 1927-1985 (Creation)

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7 folders (171 drawings)

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Biographical history

Gregory Marcus Berkman graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor in Architecture in 1961. He gained a Commonwealth scholarship and undertook his Master Of Architecture from The University of Queensland, completing it in 1964. He was employed by the Commonwealth Works Department in Brisbane and in 1965 was transferred to Head Office in Melbourne. From 1967 to 1970 he and his wife, Gillian, were overseas where he worked with various architectural firms. Upon returning to Australia, Berkman worked for architect Robin Gibson on projects including Mayne Hall, at The University of Queensland. He joined The University of Queensland as a senior architect in 1973, became the University Architect Planner in 1978, University Building Surveyor in 1987 and retired November 1998.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Architectural drawings, 1957-1984. Greg Berkman Collection.
Collection alternatively titled as: Greg Berkman Collection.

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Scope and content

171 architectural plans and drawings relating to the work of Greg Berkman. He frequently completed work for Harry and Ann Garms. Drawings from his architectural degree are also included.

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System of arrangement

Order of plans and job have been assigned by the processing archivist. The collection has been arranged into 15 files based on the job:
File Building / Address
1 Bank of Australasia, cnr Queen & Wharf Streets, Brisbane
2 ANZ Bank, cnr Queen & Wharf Streets, Brisbane
3 Petrie Mansions, 242-250 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane
4 Ye Old Courthouse Restaurant, 1 Paxton Street, Cleveland
5 Residence, cnr Wobur & Waruda Sts, Brackenridge
6 Residence, rear 17 Longman Terrace, Chelmer
7 Residence, 15 Longman Terrace, Chelmer
8 Residence, "Copperfields" 199 Rafting Ground Road, Brookfield, QLD
9 Antique shop, cnr Chester & Kent Sts, Newstead
10 Residence, 79 King Arthur Terrace, Tennyson
11 Residence, 12 Days Road, The Grange
12 Residence, Lot 261 Wugga Place, Mt Cootha Park Estate, Chapel Hill
13 Concept drawings for University of Queensland Architecture Degree
14 Restaurant, 56 Chester Street, Newstead
15 Brisbane Transit Centre, Roma Street, Brisbane

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Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright applies. Contact the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 8-Jan-2020; Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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