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Australian Islamic Centers lantern-like skylights flood worship space with multi-hued light

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by Cat DiStasio last modified Aug 21, 2016

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...






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