Blight Rayner | University of Queensland Oral Health Centre
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JAYSON + MICHAEL’S HISTORY BEFORE BLIGHT RAYNER

Previous Projects with Cox Architecture t/a Cox Rayner:

University of Queensland Oral Health Centre

Herston, Brisbane, 2009-14

 

 

Client

The University of Queensland

 

Architect

Cox Architecture t/a Cox Rayner Architects in association with Hames Sharley

 

Involved in Design

Michael Rayner

 

Cox Architecture t/a Cox Rayner Awards

AIA Daryl Jackson Award for Educational Architecture 2016 • AIA National Award for Interior Architecture 2016 • AIA National Award for Sustainable Architecture 2016 • AIA Queensland FDG Stanley Award for Public Architecture 2016 • INSIDE World Festival of Interiors Award for Health & Education 2015

 

Photography

Christopher Frederick Jones

 

 

The UQ Oral Health Centre forms a flank to the university’s medical campus at Herston, and a connector between the campus and the adjoining Royal Brisbane Hospital. The focus of the design is its relationship to a central park, with virtually all circulation along the edge. The organic forms and spaces are shaped to retain existing trees on the site, and to negotiate the rise of land up to the campus’ historic Mayne Medical Centre. A large open-sided atrium facilitates public movement through the building. Thirty per cent of the Centre is naturally ventilated, utilising a timber-louvred ventilating wall system along the park edge.