School of Architecture

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Students experiment with virtual reality headsets as part of the presentation of the their design schemes

Alumni and friends of UQ Architecture are warmly invited to the Opening Night of eMbARCH, the UQ School of Architecture Exhibition, on Friday 25 November from 6pm in the Zelman Cowen Building.

eMbARCH is the most important event in the School’s calendar, bringing together students, practitioners and academic staff. It provides an opportunity for the Brisbane architectural community to review the work of our graduates in an atmosphere of celebration.

In 2016 the Zelman Cowen Building, the home of UQ Architecture, has undergone significant renovations to improve the student experience. We are incredibly excited to bring the Exhibition back to the UQ St Lucia campus, and to show you how the School’s facilities have been transformed through m3architecture’s designs. This new and much improved space provides us with the unique opportunity to exhibit our student’s design work on a larger scale, exhibiting works across three levels of the Building, and to host live music, DJs, food trucks, and refreshments at this special event.  

eMbARCH opens on Friday 25 November and will remain on display until the formal graduation and prize giving ceremony for students, on Thursday 15 December.

The name eMbARCH refers to the unique moment when our students embark on the next stage of their architectural careers. Our graduates receive either a Bachelor of Architectural Design, [emBARCH] or a Master of Architecture [eMbARCH] so we seized the opportunity to incorporate these into the naming of the exhibition!

Graduating Master of Architecture student Yolande Vorster said “The final exhibition is always an exciting event, especially for those who are about to graduate. This year, as part of eMbARCH, we are curating a wall of individual graduate work from both the Masters and Bachelor’s degrees, as well as special installations from the new Master of Architecture design research course. There will also be exhibitions from the various design studios across both degrees. Although our final crits are done, there are quite a few of us still working on designing, curating and installing the exhibition. It is going to be a great event."

Register now!