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Architect

Glenn Marcus Murcutt, British architect. Achievements include design of modern primitive homes that connect seamlessly with their environments. Recipient Alvar Aalto medal, 1992, Pritzker Architecture prize, Hyatt Foundation, 2002; grantee travel grant, Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters (honorary), Australian Architect Association (founding president).

Background

Murcutt, Glenn Marcus was born on July 25, 1936 in London. Arrived in Australia, 1956.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University New South Wales, 1961.

Career

Architect Ancher, Mortlock, Murray and Woolley, Australia, 1964—1970, private practice, Sydney, since 1970.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of modern primitive homes that connect seamlessly with their environments.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Marie Short House, Kempsey, Australia, 1975, Ball-Eastaway House, Sydney, 1983, Magney House, Bingie Bingie, Australia, 1984, Sydney, 1990, Marika-Alderton House, 1994. Co-architect (with Reg Lark and Wendy Lewin) Arthur and Yvonne Boyd Art Center, West Cambewarra, Australia, 1999. Co-author (with Jackie Cooper and Haig Beck): Glenn Murcutt: A Singular Architectural Practice: 2002 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, 2002.

Membership

Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters (honorary), Australian Architect Association (founding president).

Connections

Married Wendy Lewin, 1997. 1 stepchild;2 children from previous marriage.

spouse:
Wendy Lewin