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The Architecture Symposium

The speaker line-up for The Architecture Symposium at the 2018 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum has been announced. State Library of Queensland, as venue partner, will play host to 12 of the Asia Pacific’s most lauded, experimental and socially conscious practitioners will come together for this one-day symposium that explores the innovative thinking and transformative projects that … Read more

Design Finds with Chloe Naughton

Architect Chloe Naughton of M3 Architecture searched through the library collection during the 2017 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum and uncovered the design evolution of the State Library’s building. Read her Q + A and see the creative response generated from her research. What was your approach to finding objects in the SLQ collections? My search … Read more

Logan City Council takes out inaugural award for urban design

Logan City Council won the inaugural Deputy Premier’s Award for Urban Design for its Beenleigh Town Square project, a collaboration with AECOM, MRCagney and Wilson Architects. In presenting the award at State Library of Queensland, Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Jackie Trad praised Logan City Council for transforming a six way intersection … Read more

Win ArchitectureAP Symposium tickets

APDL is celebrating the upcoming Asia Pacific Architecture Forum (APAF) 18 March – 31 March with a competition! Thanks to Architecture Media, we’re giving away two tickets for the ArchitectureAP Symposium which will be held at State Library of Queensland on Friday 24 March 2017. This is your opportunity to hear from Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect … Read more

Bowen State High School visit

Year 12 students from Bowen State High School paid a flying visit to Brisbane last semester as part of a four day experience to gain a greater understanding of graphical design. APDL was one of the many destinations of their design-themed excursion. At APDL the students interacted with our APDL Connect installation and browsed our … Read more

APT8 Design Insights

The Asia Pacific Architecture forum is not solely about architecture. Included in the program of events is a special conversation which explores the curatorial, design and engineering challenges involved in realising and installing Asim Waqif’s large scale installation ‘All we leave behind are the memories’ (2015) in GOMA’s Long Gallery. Guest speakers included in the panel … Read more

UQ Architecture Lecture Series with Paul Hotston

It is a special opportunity when we are able to hear from local architects at the free UQ Architecture Lecture series. On Tuesday 8 March Brisbane-based Paul Hotston of Phorm architecture + design, along with Japanese architect Yo Shimada of TATO Architects, will talk about his work on the House in Hamilton. Paul’s residential work ranges from semi-remote rural projects to … Read more

Green Ladder opens at SLQ

A touring architectural installation designed by world renowned Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects has opened at SLQ. APDL is thrilled that Brisbane is the first Australian city to host this  touring architectural installation to mark the opening of the inaugural Asia Pacific Architecture Forum (APAF). As part of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation’s (SCAF) Fugitive Structures … Read more