The National Architecture Awards have been held annually since 1981. These awards are the most prestigious in the design and construction industry. The National Architecture Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements and excellence in architecture and the event is sure to be a spectacular occasion.

The 2015 awards will be held at the University of Queensland Advanced Engineering Building on Thursday 5 November. Designed by Queensland Chapter President Richard Kirk Architect and HASSELL in joint venture, the University of Queensland Advanced Engineering Building received the coveted Sir Zelman Cowen Award in addition to the Emil Sodersten Award for Interior Architecture and an Award for Sustainable Architecture at the 2014 National Architecture Awards – the most awarded project at last year’s event.

The evening will begin with drinks and canapés on arrival, followed by the awards presentation hosted by Master of Ceremonies Tim ‘Rosso’ Ross, comedian and the Man About the House. Celebrations will then continue into the night with a festive cocktail reception.




Thursday 5 November 2015

University of Queensland
Advanced Engineering Building








Tickets for the 2015 National Architecture Awards have closed for sale.



ticket prices

Single Ticket $160.00
Group of 8* $1120.00

*Please contact the National Events team if you wish to purchase a group of 8 ticket

Terms & Conditions
Tickets are transferable so if you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a substitute delegate. All cancellations or changes to a registration must be made in writing to the Events team c/o Australian Institute of Architects: events@architecture.com.au

All cancellations and refunds will incur an administration fee of $50. No refunds will be issued within 14 days before the event. ‘No shows’ to the event will be charged the full registration fee.





Advanced Engineering Building
The University of Queensland
Jocks Road
St Lucia QLD 4067

(Off Staff House Road, Off College Road, Off Sir William Macgregor Drive)



transport and parking


If travelling by taxi we suggest being dropped at the corner of College and Staff House Road, it is then a short walk to the building. See below map for more information.

By Ferry

The CityCat ferry is the most enjoyable and often the most convenient means of getting to the St Lucia campus. The campus CityCat terminal is located near the corner of Sir William MacGreggor Drive and Blair Drive. Please see below for a map from the Ferry Terminal to the building (allow 10 minutes to walk to the building). Please also note the last service leaving the UQ terminal and returning to the city departs at 10.24pm.

The Brisbane City Council provides a map of all CityCat stops (PDF). For timetables and further information, try the TransLink Website or call TransLink on 13 12 30.

By Car

The main entrance to the University is along Sir Fred Schonell Drive. From Brisbane’s Central Business District, Sir Fred Schonell Drive is most easily accessed via Coronation Drive. From Sir Fred Schonell Drive turn left onto Sir William McGregor Drive and follow it around the lake until Thynne Road, access to the carpark is off Thynne Road. Please see below map for more details.

Paid parking is available in the Conifer Knoll carpark on levels 2 & 3 for guests attending the 2015 National Architecture Awards. There are Pay & Display ticket machines located on both levels for parking at the rate of $4 (all day parking).

Please see below for a map showing the location of the carpark.

By Bus

There are two bus stations located at the University of Queensland – Chancellor’s Place bus station and UQ lakes bus station. The main bus stop on the St Lucia campus is located at Chancellor’s Place near the J.D. Story building. The other bus station is located at UQ Lakes (near Field No.3 and Alumni teaching garden). For timetables and further information, try the TransLink Website or call TransLink on 13 12 30.






To assist with your stay in Brisbane, we have collated a list of accommodation options; available at special discounted rates exclusively for those attending the 2015 National Architecture Awards. All rates are subject to availability and you may be required to provide your credit card details at time of booking.

Please click here to view the accommodation rates.





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02 6121 2000

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