Australian Islamic Centers lantern-like skylights flood worship space with multi-hued light
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Australian architect Glenn Murcutt released the first images of his latest creation, the Australian Islamic Centre in Melbourne, which features an unusual rooftop covered in lantern-like skylights. Murcutt, the 2002 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, worked on the building’s design for more than a decade in collaboration with architect Hakan Elevli of the Melbourne-based firm Elevli Plus. Once the building is completed later this year, it will serve double-duty as a mosque and community...