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Ashneel Majaraj - Blight Rayner

Architecture is a profession where there is no single solution to a problem. I get the greatest thrill in devising solutions to different problems in original ways, often intuitively informed by precedent.

Ashneel Maharaj

BBltEnv, BArch(Hons) (QUT), BOAQ


Senior Associate



Ashneel Maharaj graduated with honours from the Queensland University of Technology in 2006, being awarded the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Graduation Prize.


Ashneel has worked in the industry for over 20 years and prior to joining Blight Rayner in 2017 he had worked with well-respected practices including Elizabeth Watson Brown Architects and Architectus.


Ashneel has tutored design, as well as technology subjects at Queensland University of Technology and at The University of Queensland. He has also been invited as a guest judge at final year design critiques at both universities.


As part of the Australian Institute of Architects Awards Program, Ashneel has been on the Regional Awards Juries for New Houses, Multi-Residential and Education Project Categories.


Ashneel has been Project Architect on education projects including the award-winning St Sebastian’s Primary School and the Marian Centre STEM building at Brigidine College; on residential projects including the University of Queensland Women’s College Student Accommodation; and the Queensland Rail Roma Street Heritage Terminal Restoration.


As Project Architect, he has led the recently completed National Rugby Training Centre at Ballymore, the first 2032 Brisbane Olympic venue to be completed; and is currently seeing the completion of a series of boutique office buildings in Northshore Hamilton, a CBD office building refurbishment at 340 Queen Street, and the Dalby Town Square Redevelopment.