Andy Groarke is a founding director of London based architecture practice Carmody Groarke, established in 2006 with Kevin Carmody. Andy had previously worked with David Chipperfield Architects and Haworth Tompkins Architects in London.
Andy studied architecture at The University of Sheffield and has taught Masters Design courses at The Bartlett School of Architecture (University College London) and the Royal College of Art (London). He has been a Visiting Professor at The University of Stuttgart (2015-2017) and since 2014 he has been Visiting Professor of Practice at The University of Sheffield. He has lectured throughout the UK and Europe.
Carmody Groarke established after winning an open international competition for the Coney Island Parachute Pavilion Museum in Brooklyn NY, organised by The Van Allen Institute. Since then, notable completed projects include: the New Architecture Gallery at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the permanent memorial to the 7 July 2005 terrorist bombings in London’s Hyde Park, studios for internationally renowned artists Antony Gormley and Julian Opie, a major renovation of the British Film Institute Southbank and the Members’ Room at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Projects currently being developed include: the Windermere Jetty Museum in the Lake District, a major new international visual arts venue in Sheffield, a temporary museum for Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s The Hill House and a masterplan and permanent galleries for the Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne, Australia.
The practice has received numerous awards including: UK Young Architect of the Year (Building Design 2008), International winner of Architectural Review’s Emerging Architecture Award (2010), several RIBA Awards and UK Architect of the Year Gold Award (Building Design 2018).
Monographs on the practice have been published by 2G and El Croquis.
This lecture is sponsored by the Elizabethan Club of Yale University using the Maynard Mack Fund.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:30 PM
Hastings Hall is located in the basement of Paul Rudolph Hall, 180 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. to the general public.