- 1963-2019 (Creation)
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11 tubes, 2 parcels, 2 albums, 1 box
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Graeme John Thiedeke was born on 8 January 1942. He commenced part-time study towards a Diploma of Architecture in 1960 at the Central Technical College (now Queensland University of Technology) while working at Conrad Gargett. He graduated in 1966, moved to Canada and in 1968 moved to Mexcio. In Mexico he studied art, formed an architectural practice and started a ceramics factory. In 1975 he returned to Australia, recommencing work with Conrad Gargett until 1977. In 1978 he joined the Davis Heather Group, later forming a separate company with Bill Heather, The Heater Thiedeke Group. Thiedeke moved to Malaysia in 2000 and began working for the architectural firm McKerrell Lynch.
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The collection has 474 architectural drawings by Graeme Thiedeke from his time working as a student in the 1960s, to his work in Canada, Mexico, Malayasia, United Arab Emirates and Australia. Thiedeke has provided details for most of these plans which includes the name of the client, the brief from the client and historical information about the building. There are supplementary documents to the jobs Graeme Thiedeke worked on, which includes drawings, articles, presentation sets, architectural plans, photographs of architectural plans and photographs. Thiedeke has been writing while working as an architect and there sample of books created by him. The topics are far ranging and include philosophy, poetry, short stories, and various architectural projects.
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Arranged into five series based on original order.
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Created, Linda Justo, 20-Apr-2021.