Tours Begin in TRI Atrium

BRisbane Open House 2018 

TRI are proud to be participating in Brisbane Open House for the 6th year in a row. Architectural and research focussed tours will take place on Sunday 14 October. 

Tours will begin on the hour starting at 10am, with the final tour leaving at 3pm. 

Tours start at the TRI reception located on level 2 (look for the BOH signage). 

Eath tour will be guided by one of the building's architects and a medical researcher based at the TRI. 

Tours are capped at 20 people per tour. Guests will need to sign up for their tour upon arrival, which will be run on a first here-first served basis. 

Each tour length can vary, usually going from half an hour, to fourty-five minutes. 

In 2017 over 200 visitors came to take a look at our unique building. Tours are run on the hour and last for about half an hour. Architects will lead the tours which are operated on a first come/first served basis. 


Brisbane Open House is a free-of-charge event providing residents and visitors with the rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and history in buildings and places around Brisbane city. Designed by Wilson Architects + Donovan Hill and built by WATPAC, the Translational Research Institute is a 32,000 square metre building making it the largest medical research institute in the southern hemisphere. 

TRI based VOLUNTEER Call-out 

TRI based researchers, would you like to show off your workplace and research project?

We are looking for researchers to accompany the tours to help visitors understand the functional use of the TRI Building and to get a taste of what kind of research happens here. It's a great opporutnity to talk about your research to the general public. 

During the tours, we will stop off on your floor, outside your lab, where you will be given the opportunity to speak about your research to the group of approximately 20 people. 

Please email the TRI Communications and Marketing team if you'd like to be involved.