Mr Richard Stringer


Honorary award citation

A Brisbane-based architectural photographer making an important contribution to documenting Queensland’s cultural legacy will be awarded an honorary degree from The University of Queensland.

Richard Stringer will receive a Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa at one of two Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture (EPSA) ceremonies on December 8. He will receive his award in recognition of his distinguished career and contribution to preserving Queensland’s architectural heritage.

Mr Stringer has used his camera to focus on Queensland’s past. Mr Stringer is a foremost formal photographer of historical buildings and landmarks in Queensland.

A great deal of Mr Stringer’s early work was conducted for the National Trust of Queensland. His most recent exhibition Vanishing Queensland highlights significant losses to the built environment in Queensland.

Since 1966 Mr Stringer’s photography has been exhibited throughout Australia. His work is represented in collections including Parliament House in Canberra and the Queensland Art Gallery. He is an honorary life member of the Institute of Modern Art and a Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects.


Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa