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Running head: A COMPARISON OF TWO OF GLENN MURCUTT PRINCIPLE WORKS A Comparison of Two of Glenn Murcutt Principle Works Name Institution Affiliation Date
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A COMPARISON OF TWO OF GLENN MURCUTT PRINCIPLE WORKS Introduction Glenn Murcutt is an Australian prolific architect, born in England, but raised and schooled in Australia. Glenn is one of the successful architects in the world, having designed most of the Australia’s buildings. Glenn Murcutt is an award-winning architect, who among other prizes he won the prestigious AIA Gold Medal in 2009. Glen is well known for his vision of architects thinking locally and acting globally. The main master of the architect in the world insists on an economic world where architects and contractors well utilize the materials to save more on their mega buildings. Among the many housed Glenn Murcutt has designed, two of the most prolific include the Simpson house and the near completion Australian Islamic centre. The Simpson house is one of the most notable building to have been engineered by Glenn, while the Islamic centre is yet another mega structure Glen has spent most of his past decade working on (Saniga, 2012, pg. 67) 1 . This paper, conduct a comparative analysis of the Glenn Murcutt two major prolific and principle works, the Simpson House and the Australian Islamic centre, on the architectural theories behind their strong construction. While similarly conducting an analysis of Glenn Murcutt architectural profession, his journey to greatness. Glenn Murcutt Architectural Worked On The Sempron House In Comparison With The Australian Islamic Center. According to Saniga (2012, pg. 67), the Simpson house was designed and build for the year 1988 and 1993, within the course of five tears to its completion 2 . This house stands as one of the significant houses of engineering and architecture which Glenn Murcutt significantly 1 Saniga 2012 pg. 67. More on the making the Landscape of Architecture in Australia 2 Ibid, 67
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A COMPARISON OF TWO OF GLENN MURCUTT PRINCIPLE WORKS influenced. The house stands as one of the key significant developments in the Glenn Murcutt architectural career. The house is a critical development, sparking an evolution of the Glenn main buildings in future. Below is an image of the Simpson house. As Saniga (2012, pg. 67) asserts, unlike the Simpson house, the Australian Islamic centre is the latest and the major architectural building that Glenn Murcutt is engineering 3 . The mega structure was started in the year 2006, and it runs up to date, being constructed over the ten- year course. The house, predicted to be completed late in the year, or early 2017, is one of the primary structures, the world recognizes as an exemplary work of Glenn Murcutt. The chief architect, Glenn himself confessed to having devoted most of his time to this building, terming it as one of the key structures in his life he enjoys and loves architecting (Saniga, 3 Saniga 2012, pg. 67. Glenn Murcutt works on a landscaping on the Islamic centre at Melbourne.
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A COMPARISON OF TWO OF GLENN MURCUTT PRINCIPLE WORKS 2012, pg. 67) 4 . The mega structure is the latest, and on course architectural work on Glenn
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  • Architecture, Architect, Glenn Murcutt, GLENN MURCUTT PRINCIPLE WORKS

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