Glenn Murcutt is Australia's best known and internationally most respected architect. He is one of only seven recipients worldwide of the prestigious Alvar Aalto Medal, awarded to architects of the highest distinction. Murcutt is famous for his authentic regional architecture and affinity with the land. His approach is based on a rational response to Australia's climate, topography and lifestyle. This publication explores buildings and projects drawn from widely different contexts. Murcutt's design method and philosophy are explained in depth through concept sketches, working drawings and the illustrations he makes to demonstrate his ideas to clients.