Kevin Carmody and Andy Groarke founded their architectural practice Carmody Groarke in 2006. The London based office has developed a reputation for working internationally on a wide range of arts, cultural, heritage and residential projects. Their completed projects include the new Members’ Room at the V&A Museum the New Architecture Gallery at the Grade II* listed RIBA headquarters, the permanent memorial to the 7 July London bombings, Frieze (London) Art Fair 2011-2013, Maggie's Cancer Care Centre Clatterbridge Merseyside, an artist studio for sculptor Antony Gormley and a contemporary gallery for White Cube at Glyndebourne.
Current project include a new Museum on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park, Major renovations for of the Dorset County Museum in Dorchester, a temporary museum for Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House in Helensburgh, a new gallery at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, a new international arts venue for S1 Artspace at Park Hill in Sheffield, and a 19-storey hotel tower in Westminster.
Kevin Carmody studied architecture at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and Canberra University, Australia. He worked with David Chipperfield Architects before establishing Carmody Groarke. He has lectured internationally about the work of the practice and taught at several architecture schools, including the Bartlett (University College London) 2010-2011, The Royal College of Art 2011 - 2012, and the University of Stuttgart.
Andy Groarke studied architecture at The University of Sheffield and worked at David Chipperfield and Haworth Tompkins, before establishing Carmody Groarke. He has taught at several architecture schools including the Bartlett (University College London) 2010-2011, The Royal College of Art 2011 - 2012, and the University of Stuttgart. He leading one of the 2016 Summer Studios at the Porto Academy of Architecture and is a visiting Professor at The University of Sheffield.
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