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'University of Queensland Health and Recreation Centre'

Brisbane, Queensland 

Lead Architects: Hassell Studio + RWA 

Design Architects: Ralph Wheeler and Rick Chen


RWA is currently collaborating with Hassell Studios Brisbane on the University of Queensland's latest ground breaking project.  It will be the first integrated 'Health and Recreation Centre' of its kind in Australia with over 6500sqm of useable floor area with the flexibility to evolve with ever-changing end user requirements.  The project will bring together four previously separate entities into one integrated centre - UQ Sport, UQ MSK, UQ Health Care and UQ Wellness.  The four storey building will become the primary anchor for the St Lucia campus' recreation precinct with views over the adjacent green space, tennis courts, playing fields and Brisbane River. 

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‘University of Wollongong Sports Precinct Masterplan’

Wollongong, New South Wales 

Lead Architects: RWA Sports Architecture 

Project Architects: Ralph Wheeler and Damian Goode


This masterplan document outlines the forward vision for a 10 year staged development of the University of Wollongong’s (UOW) sports precinct and includes a number of new facilities to address the ongoing operational requirements of the university and its associated stakeholders. The primary objective of the masterplan is to ensure all future development maintains the university’s reputation of providing state-of-the-art sports facilities for students and visitors. The masterplan proposes upgrades to various existing sports facilities used for cricket, hockey, basketball, netball, swimming and tennis. Importantly, the masterplan also recommends the preferred location for a new NRL Training and Administration Facility (TAF) for the St George Illawarra Dragons.