“Glenn Murcutt is one of those voices from that strangely beautiful land that is enriching the world's song.”
Mavin Malecha - American Institute of Architects

Glenn Murcutt - Spirit of Place

Glenn Murcutt - Spirit of Place explores the life and work of Australia's most internationally recognised architect. Murcutt's extrordinary reputation rests on the beauty and integrity of his buildings. With numerous awards (including the 2002 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the 1992 Alvar Alto Medal and the 2009 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal) Murcutt has literally put Australian architecture on the world map. Murcutt's focus has been the creation of energy-efficicient masterpieces perfectly suited to their environment and his breakthrough designs and teaching have influenced architects around the world.

Murcutt has long eschewed publicity preferring his work speak for itself. Despite this, he agreed to allow filmmaker Catherine Hunter to explore his most seminal houses and follow him as he embarks on his most challenging project to date - a mosque for the Newport Islamic communtity in Melbourne.

“....a beguiling and beautifully balanced biographical film”
Graeme Blundell, The Australian

Director / Catherine Hunter
Cinematographer and Editor / Bruce Inglis
Producer / Shelley Maine
Script Editor / John Muldrew
Composer / Amanda Brown

Duration / 59 minutes
©2020 Catherine Hunter Productions and Bruce Inglis
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© Cover images / Simpson-Lee House, Blue Mts and
Newport Mosque, Melbourne / Anthony Browell