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Robert John Riddel

Adjunct Professor in Architecture, The University of Queensland

Robert Riddel studied architecture at QUT and graduated from the Architectural Association in London in 1976. He has a degree from the Royal College of Art and completed a PhD at The University of Queensland in 2008, his work was subsequently published as a book entitled “Robin Dods: Selected Works”.

Robert began practice in 1982, he was the Founding Director of Riddel Architecture and taught part time at QUT for 10 years. In 2012 his practice joined Conrad Gargett Architecture, Robert is now a Principal of Conrad Gargett Riddel with expertise in contemporary design, the adaptive reuse of existing buildings and heritage conservation. Key projects include the Law School University of Queensland; Maryborough City Hall; Brisbane Customs House; National Australia Bank as well as many conservation studies and projects, public housing and domestic works.

Robert is a member of Brisbane City Council’s Independent Design Advisory Panel, the AIA National Heritage Taskforce and is a former Queensland Heritage Council Member.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor in Architecture, University of Queensland


  • 2008 
    University of Queensland, PhD in Architecture
  • Brisbane, Australia
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