School of Architecture


Monday 19 March 2018 9:00am to Thursday 24 May 2018 5:00pm


Australian Institute of Architects 
Queensland Chapter, 70 Merivale Street, 
South Brisbane 


Registrations for this event are now closed

Donald Watson’s architectural career began in the mid 1960s. From 1979, Watson combined his private consultancy with a part-time lecturer position at the University of Queensland. Teaching both history and design, he greatly impressed on a generation of aspiring architects, who have since become household names in Australian architecture. In 1989 Watson left UQ and joined the Queensland Department of Public Works. There, he worked on several large public projects, many of which have won national awards and commendations.

Witty and wise, Watson's designs represent some of the finest examples of postmodernism in Queensland. The exhibition Don Watson: A Civil Servant will shed light on some of Queensland’s little known architectural treasures.    

Exhibition team: Janina Gosseye, Doug Neale and Alice Hampson, with assistance of Demitrya Frangos and Hamish Lonergan.

This event is part of the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum, an initiative of Architecture Media and State Library of Queensland

Photo credit: Richard Stringer 



Please direct all enquiries about this event to:

Olivia Dwyer