It may not be a boom overall, but the Queensland market offers a number of areas for opportunity for architects as residential building activity remains strong for now and a strengthening economy helps activity along in sectors such as retail and tourism.

If only aggregate numbers were considered, the outlook would indeed not look good. At $70.571 billion, the overall dollar value of work which Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) expects to be done on building and infrastructure assets during 2015/16 will represent the lowest level on record in nine years and…