UQ Architecture, Design and Planning maintains an active and highly respected research culture.

We encourage a distinctive balance between professional achievement and leadership in research, making us one of the top national performers in attaining competitive research grants. Our research covers a wide range of areas addressing the physical, social and historical aspects of architecture, as well as including research by design.

For further information about our research, download the Report on our recently completed project Designing the Next Generation of Built Environments.

Purpose Built Exhibition

Purpose Built: Architecture for a better tomorrow is a joint initiative of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, and the State Library of Queensland, pairs research-driven perspectives on the future of the built environment with State Library Collection content exploring Queensland's built heritage.