Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
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About Bruce Wolfe

Bruce Wolfe is Managing Director of Conrad Gargett, one of Australia’s leading design practices. Bruce is highly respected Architect has worked on some of Australia’s largest and most innovative building projects in both design and management roles.

For the past seven years Bruce has led the master planning, design and delivery team on the $1.5B Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital opened at the end of November 2014. As a public building this facility enshrines some of Bruce’s principal design concerns, connection to community, inviting and experiential architecture and an integration between art and place. Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital has won a number of awards including Winner of the Design and Health International Academy award for Salutogenic Design Project for Healthcare Environment and the Australian Institute of Australia Queensland Building of the year.

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About Bruce Wolfe

Bruce Wolfe is Managing Director of Conrad Gargett, one of Australia’s leading design practices. Bruce is highly respected Architect has worked on some of Australia’s largest and most innovative building projects in both design and management roles.

For the past seven years Bruce has led the master planning, design and delivery team on the $1.5B Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital opened at the end of November 2014. As a public building this facility enshrines some of Bruce’s principal design concerns, connection to community, inviting and experiential architecture and an integration between art and place. Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital has won a number of awards including Winner of the Design and Health International Academy award for Salutogenic Design Project for Healthcare Environment and the Australian Institute of Australia Queensland Building of the year.

Bruce has recently led the Master Plan team and is currently technical advisor to the state, for the $2.5b Sunshine Coast University Hospital scheduled for completion in 2016. He has also undertaken commissions for major works in University and Defence Campuses throughout Queensland Australia.

Bruce continues to lead Conrad Gargett in placing design and sustainability at the center of their work, receiving professional recognition as well as accolades and awards for design and environmental excellence.

His work in the design of facilities for institutional projects demonstrates an inherent understanding of the inter-relationships between client, community and the building industry.

Bruce is Adjunct Professor and member of the academic advisory board at the School of architecture, University of Queensland and a member of the Queensland Board for Urban Places.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • Country Representative, Australia (2012 – 2016)
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Bruce Wolfe

CTBUH Queensland Infrastructure Seminar: Anna Meares Velodrome

CTBUH Queensland Infrastructure Seminar: Anna Meares Velodrome

16 Mar 2017, Event Report – The CTBUH Brisbane Committee held a breakfast seminar discussing infrastructure in…

How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?

How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?

1 Sep 2015, Event Report – CTBUH Australia held its first national symposium in Brisbane entitled “How are…

CTBUH Leaders Discuss Ways to Broaden Council Membership

CTBUH Leaders Discuss Ways to Broaden Council Membership

15 Sep 2014, Event Report – The leadership of the Council convened in the Leaders Meeting to participate in…

Events/Initiatives Involving Bruce Wolfe

CTBUH Queensland Infrastructure Seminar: Anna Meares Velodrome
16 Mar 2017, Brisbane – Event Report
The CTBUH Brisbane Committee held a breakfast seminar discussing infrastructure in Queensland, with a particular focus on the new Anna Mears Velodrome.
How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?
1 Sep 2015, Brisbane – Event Report
CTBUH Australia held its first national symposium in Brisbane entitled “How are Cities Responding to Urbanism?” where both local and international speakers presented.
CTBUH Leaders Discuss Ways to Broaden Council Membership
15 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
The leadership of the Council convened in the Leaders Meeting to participate in discussions about how to widen the Council’s reach and effectiveness.
Should Fire Safety Limit Timber Building Height?
24 Jul 2014, Brisbane – Event Report
The Brisbane Committee held the 3rd of its Emerging Technologies Breakfast Seminars with José L. Torero presenting on “Should Fire Safety Limit Timber Building Height?”
Green or Grey - The Aesthetics of Tall Building Sustainability
9-15 Nov 2008, Brisbane – Event Report
Antony Wood, Executive Director of CTBUH, reports on his visit to Australia after a week of seminars and meetings.

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Bruce Wolfe Related Resources

CTBUH Australia Symposium 2015 – Welcome and Opening Address

1 Sep 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings
Bruce Wolfe, CTBUH Australia Country Representative