Andy Groarke

Andy Groarke has over 20 years' experience as an architect, leading the development of several award-winning projects including the V&A Members' Room in London, Windermere Jetty Museum in London's Lake District, and The Hill House Box in Helensburgh, Scotland. Groarke began his career working at David Chipperfield Architects in London for four years where he met Kevin Carmody. His next four years were spent at Hawkins Brown, before establishing Carmody Groarke in 2006. The practice has since developed a reputation for working internationally on a wide range of arts, cultural, heritage and residential projects, both new build and within the context of historic buildings.

Carmody Groarke has earned international recognition, winning several architectural competitions and awards for completed projects. Monographs of the studio have been published in the international periodical, 2G and in the Spanish publication, El Croquis, No. 195.

Groarke has lectured and taught extensively in the UK and overseas at institutions including the Royal College of Art, the Bartlett (University College London) and the University of Sheffield. Groarke received his master's degree in architecture from the University of Sheffield in 1997.

Academic Research/Specialty Areas

  • Architectural design
  • Architectural practice 
  • Architectural representation

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 4101/4102/5101/7112 Market ForcesAdvanced programs in architectural design, with options including, but not limited to, urban design, architectural technology, computational design, ecology, culture, and representation.

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

  • BD Architect of the Year Award (2018)
  • BD Individual House Architect of the Year Award (2018)
  • Selected for Architectural Record "Vanguard Issue" of top 10 emerging global practices
  • Young Architect of the Year Award, winner (2007)
  • Architizer A+ Awards Jury, winner for best cultural building: Windermere Jetty Museum

Publications (Selected)

  • El Croquis, No. 195, Carmody Groarke 2009 2018, (July 2018)
  • 2G, No.72, Carmody Groarke, 29.8 (2015)