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'The graduates in Architecture from The University of Queensland in 1954 included some significant names including Blair Wilson, Cecil Hargraves and Steven Trotter, but it was Robin Gibson who, of that select group, had the most celebrated career, particularly with high profile public buildings. He was first chosen by Zelman Cowan, then ViceChancellor of The University of Queensland, to design Mayne Hall at the St Lucia campus and other UQ projects were to follow. In 1973, Gibson won the competition to design the Queensland Art Gallery and that grew into his design for the whole Cultural Centre, which spanned the next fifteen years in four stages, until 1988 and beyond. In 1989, he was awarded the Royal Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal. He also received honorary doctorates from both UQ and Griffith Universities.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Fryer Folios vol. 11 no. 1 November 2017 12698501 2017 periodical issue

    'In its 90th year the Fryer Library continues to grow as a bountiful resource. From the time of the first volumes on Australian literature collected by Dr Frederick Robinson in memory of John Denis Fryer, the Library’s development has been a labour of love. Over the years, this endeavour has been generously aided by loyal supporters, particularly the wonderful Friends of Fryer who have defended, built and promoted the collection’s value.' (Introduction, Simon Farley : Fryer Librarian)

    pg. 22-25
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