The Australian Catholic University’s St John Paul II Building, designed by Conrad Gargett, was officially opened and blessed today by the Most Reverend Mark Coleridge and the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland.
Saint John Paul II building is a landmark project for the University, it is a centrepiece for postgraduate, professional education for learning, research, participation and industry engagement.
Identified in the master plan to symbolise the next phase of campus growth, the building is planned to be open and inviting where the public spaces of the campus extends through and up into the building.
The permeability of the base facilitates campus activities and contributes to the vitality of the place. The central commanding position expresses the building’s significance within the campus community