01 Editions is a boutique publisher based in Sydney, Australia. Established in 2001, 01 Editions aims to contribute to the fields of art, architecture, and design through the publishing of important individuals work which has the potential to change the way we think and see the world.
Glenn Murcutt is Australia’s most internationally awarded architect, and chairman of the Pritzker Prize. Winner of the 2002 Pritzker Architecture Prize, Murcutt's work is unique — principled, pragmatic, and poetic. He is regarded as a seminal figure in the architectural world. As well as running his architecture office single-handedly, he teaches at leading universities in the USA, Australia, and Ireland, and lectures throughout the world.
Kenneth Frampton is a world-renowned architectural writer and critic and Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, New York. He has published extensively over the last thirty years and is highly-respected for his work on regional architecture. His keynote essay on Glenn Murcutt is supported by his analytical and detailed prefaces to the eight folders of drawings.
The Glenn Murcutt, Architect folio has brought together the combined talents of writers from Australia, Finland, and the USA including eminent author David Malouf (Australia) and Juhani Pallasmaa (Finland), as well as many leading architectural photographers.
"This beautiful book offers us hope in the power of the architectural imagination... Every school of architecture deserves one." — The Architect's Journal, UK
"Beautifully designed, with high reproduction values, it is a collector’s item for those captivated both by Murcutt’s work and the pleasure of the object itself." — Architecture Australia
"A stunning new folio showcasing the work of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Glenn Murcutt has been published by 01 Editions in Sydney. As befits both its subject and its impeccable production standards, there is some beautiful writing in the handsome boxed 'collector's edition' folio. ... For a range of audiences there is much to savour, reflect on and revisit."
— Design Hub, The Powerhouse Museum
"Ever the perfectionist, Murcutt himself must be pleased!" — Design Hub, The Powerhouse Museum
"The photographs and the texts permit a reasoned and meticulous study of the work of Murcutt. The whole 'folio' has been realised with the utmost care, delicate design and excellent heavyweight, quality paper stocks." (Translation) — Summa +98, Argentina
"A spectacular new monograph reveals the complexity behind the spare style of Australia’s greatest contemporary architect." — The AFR Magazine
"The rigorously researched set of documents demands respect." — Architecture Bulletin
"When published in other places, at very reduced scale, Glenn's construction drawings look energetic, meticulous, perhaps even slightly obsessive. Here, at full size, reproduced in incredible quality on archival paper, it becomes unavoidably clear that these drawings do not just show how to construct the architecture—they describe what the architecture is." — Tom Heneghan, University of Sydney
"This folio is definitely something special." — Houses magazine (Australia)