BVN Years
BVN Years

The following is a selection of work completed over a ten year period as an Associate with Bligh Voller Nield. It illustrates Andrew's scope and depth of experience and the RAIA Award winning quality of work he has produced and contributed to.

YHA City Hostel Brisbane 1996
YHA City Hostel Brisbane 1996

​YHA City Hostel Brisbane was the first backpackers in Queensland to offer ensuited private rooms, shared public spaces and a commercial cafe inhouse.

Role: Design and Project Architect 

​1996 RAIA QLD Commercial Award
1996 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation

 ​The use of simple industrial materials and priciples of low cost and maintenance employed here have been used in all subsequent projects.

​The use of simple industrial materials and priciples of low cost and maintenance employed here have been used in all subsequent projects.

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Faculty of Arts Building University of the Sunshine Coast, 1997
Faculty of Arts Building University of the Sunshine Coast, 1997

Role: ​Project Architect

​1999 RAIA Queensland FDG Stanley Award of Merit
1999 RAIA QLD Environment Award
1999 RAIA QLD Sir Zelman Cowen Award Commendation
1999 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation

 ​1999
Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards, Premier Award 
1999 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards, Institutional
Building 
1999 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards, Green Building Award 
1999 RAIA QLD Regional Building of the Year Award

​1999 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards, Premier Award
1999 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards, Institutional Building
1999 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards, Green Building Award
1999 RAIA QLD Regional Building of the Year Award

 ​2000 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards 5 Year Gold Award 
2000 National Metal Building Award

​2000 Maroochy Excellence in Building & Planning Awards 5 Year Gold Award
2000 National Metal Building Award

Sustainability
Sustainability

​This building employs many sustainable features. It is passively cooled via thermal chimneys and intelligent cross ventilation systems and it is constructed from low maintenance and low energy input materials- that is they do not require expensive and complex coatings or preparation but were selected for their cost effectiveness and longevity. Via the USC's innovative programme, this building has become a model for many Green Buildings. 

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QUT School of the Built Environment 1997
QUT School of the Built Environment 1997

Combined teaching spaces and studios for all Faculties of the Built Environment. 

Role: Competition team member, senior Architect

​2000 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation

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Brisbane Queen Street Mall, 1998
Brisbane Queen Street Mall, 1998

​Role: Concept masterplanning, urban design and detailed design of the performance spaces.

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Lavarack Barracks Stage 2, Townsville, 1998
Lavarack Barracks Stage 2, Townsville, 1998

​Role: Site masterplanning, residential concept design team, Design and Project Architect for ​the three major combined rank Messes and bars

 2002 RAIA QLD Regional, Commendation 2002 RAIA QLD Public Buildings Community Building Award, High Commendation

2002 RAIA QLD Regional, Commendation
2002 RAIA QLD Public Buildings
Community Building Award,
High Commendation

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QUT The Yard, 1998
QUT The Yard, 1998

​Cafe and public spaces. Won via competition in association with Tract. Role: Design and Project Architect

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Port of Brisabne Visitors Centre, 2000 and 2005
Port of Brisabne Visitors Centre, 2000 and 2005

Role: Project Architect

  2002 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation  2002 RAIA QLD High Commendation, Beatrice Hutton Award for Commercial Buildings 2002 RAIA QLD Harry Marks Award for Sustainable Architecture Highly Commended

2002 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation
2002 RAIA QLD High Commendation, Beatrice Hutton Award for Commercial Buildings
2002 RAIA QLD Harry Marks Award for Sustainable Architecture Highly Commended

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Hyatt Coolum Spa refurbishment, 2001
Hyatt Coolum Spa refurbishment, 2001

Role: Project Architect

  2002 RAIA QLD High Commendation Art and Architecture Award 2002 RAIA QLD Interior Architecture Award 2002 RAIA QLD Regional Building of the Year Award 2002 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation

2002 RAIA QLD High Commendation Art and Architecture Award
2002 RAIA QLD Interior Architecture Award
2002 RAIA QLD Regional Building of the Year Award
2002 RAIA QLD Regional Commendation

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The Red Centre, QUT Carseldine, 2003
The Red Centre, QUT Carseldine, 2003

New University public entry, masterplanning, urban space design, Academic commons building. ​

Role: Project Architect