View of the colonnade opposite the Forgan Smith tower from the middle of the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. View of the colonnade opposite the Forgan Smith tower from the middle of the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane.

 
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Title View of the colonnade opposite the Forgan Smith tower from the middle of the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane
Alternative Title The stretch of the Great Court colonnade between the Richards and Parnell Buildings, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane
Abstract/Summary The image shows the Richards Building on the left and the Parnell Building on the right with a stretch of the Great Court colonnade between them. The grotesques along the colonnade appear to be unfinished at the time of this photograph.
Date of construction 1937-1979
Date photo taken 1988
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Hennessy, Hennessy & Co.
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location University of Queensland St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland
Australia
Open Access Status Other
Category Educational facilities
Subcategory Universities
Period Inter war (1915-1940)
Post war (1940-1960)
Style Stripped classical
Art Deco
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Columns
Concrete construction
Masonry construction
Building Materials Concrete
Glass
Sandstone
Architectural Features Arches
Colonnades
Concrete paths
Courtyards
Grotesques
Sculptures
Symmetry
Surrounding Features Footpaths
People
Seats
Trees
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References Moore, Clive. "The Forgan Smith Building and the Great Court at the University of Queensland: Investing in the Future." Crossroads Vol.5, 2 (2011):19-33. http://www.uq.edu.au/crossroads/Archives/Vol%205/Issue%202%202011/Vol5Iss211%20-%206.Moore%20%28p.19-33%29.pdf
 
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