File File 20 - Fantasy Ritz Hotel, Hope Island, Gold Coast

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UQFL644-Series A-File 20


Fantasy Ritz Hotel, Hope Island, Gold Coast


  • 1991 (Creation)

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3 architectural drawings ; sizes vary

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Biographical history

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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Three architectural drawings (ink line drawings on tracing paper). No Title Block. Client: Real estate entrepreneur. Brief: Design a 'Disney' experience for the whole family with an underlying story to be discovered as part of the experience. Funding was not available (including Architects fees). Not built.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Tube 6

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Created, Linda Justo, 21-Apr-2021.




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  • Tube: UQFL644 Tube 6