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How Brisbane's Translational Research Institute Revolutionizes Medicine Through Architecture

00:00 - 15 November, 2014
How Brisbane's Translational Research Institute Revolutionizes Medicine Through Architecture, The green “atrium,” open to the elements, is essential to the concept of the building. The laboratory spaces all look onto the atrium. On the ground level, there are many interaction zones around the green space. Image © Christopher Frederick-Jones
The green “atrium,” open to the elements, is essential to the concept of the building. The laboratory spaces all look onto the atrium. On the ground level, there are many interaction zones around the green space. Image © Christopher Frederick-Jones

In Brisbane, the largest research institute for medicine south of the equator, the Translational Research Institute (TRI), is transforming the world of medical research in part thanks to its new building by Wilson Architects and BVN Donovan Hill. Opened last year, the building has found success in the way it encourages chance encounters, offers a shaded breakout space for the neighboring hospital, and simply makes researchers feel like they "must be doing something important." In this article originally published by Metropolis Magazine as "In Brisbane, An Innovative Laboratory Complex Is Home to Pioneering Medical Research," Mikki Brammer explores how such a building can have such a powerful effect on the world of medicine.

It’s not often that the aspect of chance is considered a positive thing in the world of medicine, where the smallest error can determine life or death. But at the Translational Research Institute (TRI) in Brisbane, Australia, chance encounters are leading to lifesaving discoveries.

Australian Plant Bank / BVN Donovan Hill

01:00 - 30 June, 2014
© John Gollings
© John Gollings
  • Architects

  • Location

    Mount Annan NSW 2567, Australia
  • Architect in Charge

    Alex Chaston
  • Project Director

    Peter Titmuss
  • Project Principal

    James Grose
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings + 46

ASB HQ / BVN Donovan Hill + Jasmax

01:00 - 20 September, 2013
ASB HQ / BVN Donovan Hill + Jasmax, © John Gollings
© John Gollings

© John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings + 40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand
  • Project Principal

    James Grose
  • Project Director

    Brian Clohessy
  • Project Architect

    Chris Boss
  • Project Team

    Matt Middleton,Adam Mosses,Katie Newall , Tom White, Yi-Jan Lien, Jemma Cook, Mordechai Toor, William McNaughton, Carol-Ann Pickvance,Olivia Giangrasso, Kait Zegers, Zoe Michalski, Ben Doherty, Meg O’Hara, Barry Dineen, Barbara Vourakis
  • Project Team - Interiors

    Vishwa Kaushal,Helen Lee, Tijana Papandrea, Angie Andrijic, Ulrike Baeuerle, Alice Penna, Josephine Meldgaard
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Energex Headquarters / Cox Rayner Architects + BVN Donovan Hill

01:00 - 5 July, 2013
Energex Headquarters / Cox Rayner Architects + BVN Donovan Hill, © Christopher Frederick Jones
© Christopher Frederick Jones

© Christopher Frederick Jones © Christopher Frederick Jones © Christopher Frederick Jones © Christopher Frederick Jones + 14