The University of Queensland, Seddon Building, Research Offices

DM2 Architecture’s initial brief for the Seddon refurbishment was to provide solutions for consultation, group session rooms and offices for the School of Health and Rehabilitation sciences.

This development was commissioned with a goal of enabling ongoing research in speech pathology, audiology, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Housing these activities in a building constructed in the late 1950’s presented numerous issues, not least of which was creating comfortable, light filled spaces within a building designed around a narrow, dark corridor.

This constraint guided the solution – opening the existing corridor and using a light, conventional material palette contrasted with vibrant graphics. Combined with the integrated technology and audio visual services these elements create a facility which augments

Client
The University of Queensland, School of Health & Rehabilitation
Project value:
$1.4 million
Completed:
2011
Team members:
Brad Muller, William Evans