Architecture in Profile: Touch the Earth Lightly - The Life and Work of Glenn Murcutt (1995)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Architecture & Design, Biography  |   Run Time - 54 min.  |  
  • AllMovie Rating
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Designing houses and other buildings with respect to their environment is central to Glenn Murcutt's approach to architecture. Architecture in Profile: Touch the Earth Lightly: The Life and Work of Glenn Murcutt examines this acclaimed architect who brings a personal philosophy to his works. His determination to "touch the earth lightly" is evident in his houses, which make up a large proportion of his overall work. Many of his structures use a pavilion feature and are made of corrugated steel and glass. In this documentary, viewers can readily see Murcutt's contributions to Australian architecture.

Characteristics

Keywords

architecture, design, nature, steel, building, engineering