Glenn Murcutt

Professor Glenn Murcutt

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2010


Glenn Murcutt is one of Australia’s leading architects. He graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 1961 and by 1969 had established his own practice in the Sydney suburb of Mosman. Glenn works as a sole practitioner, producing residential and institutional work all over Australia. His work has a worldwide influence, especially since Murcutt teaches master classes for beginning and established architects. His works are highly economical and multi-functional. Testament to his influence internationally, Glenn was awarded the 2002 Pritzker Prize one of the highest distinctions in architecture. In 2009 Murcutt won the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal. Professor Murcutt currently lectures and teaches architectural studies at the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment.

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