BBltEnv, BArch(Hons) (QUT), RAIA
Ashneel Maharaj graduated with honours from the Queensland University of Technology in 2006, winning the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Graduation Prize. He became a registered architect in 2007 and has since worked for well-respected practices including Elizabeth Watson Brown Architects and Architectus.
Ashneel has been project architect on education and residential projects such as St Sebastian’s Primary School and University of Queensland Women’s College Student Accommodation; heritage projects like the Queensland Rail Roma Street Heritage Terminal; and has also worked on the James Cook University Clinical Practices Building in Townsville and the King George Square Redevelopment in Brisbane.
He is heavily involved in architectural activities with the Australian Institute of Architects, and has been a regional awards juror in 2016 and 2017 for its awards program. Ashneel is a sessional academic at Queensland University of Technology and University of Queensland.
I am driven by the idea that good design enriches human experience and has the capacity to improve the quality of life. Plus, I get a kick out of solving problems and adding value through creative thinking.