Mar/19
Kevin Carmody

Kevin Carmody, Carmody Groarke

***Canceled***

MIT Architecture | Spring 2020 Lecture Series

Kevin Carmody

Kevin Carmody studied Architecture in Melbourne at RMIT, graduating in 1999 and moving to Europe later that year. He worked for David Chipperfield Architects in London prior to establishing Carmody Groarke with Andy Groarke in 2006 - a practice that has developed a reputation for working internationally on a wide range of arts, cultural, heritage and residential projects.

Recent completed projects include The Hill House Box at Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House (Hillsborough, Scotland, UK), Windermere Jetty Museum (Lake District, UK) and a new cultural pavilion (Hamburg, Germany). Current projects include Design Museum Gent (Ghent, Belgium), a new student housing building (Milan, Italy) and the masterplan for Heide Museum of Modern Art (Melbourne, Australia). Monographs of the studio have been published in the international periodical 2G, and the Spanish publication El Croquis, No. 195.

Kevin has lectured about the work of the practice in universities and institutions in Europe, the US and Asia, and has taught at several schools of architecture including the Royal College of Art (London, UK), the Bartlett School of Architecture (London, UK) and the University of Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany) where he was a Visiting Professor in 2016/17. Most recently, he was Gensler Visiting Critic at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, USA) in 2019.

Carmody Groarke is a London-based architectural practice founded in 2006 by Kevin Carmody and Andy Groarke. The practice has developed a reputation for working internationally on a wide range of arts, cultural, heritage and residential projects. Carmody Groarke have designed critically acclaimed buildings including Windermere Jetty Museum, the V&A Members’ Room and Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre Clatterbridge. The studio has designed projects for clients including artist Antony Gormley, British Land and the Royal Academy of Arts. Current projects include a Temporary Museum for Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House, housing in Milan and a new international arts venue at Park Hill, Sheffield.

The practice has earned international recognition, winning several architectural competitions and awards for completed projects. Two monographs of the practice’ work have been published by the world renowned El Croquis and 2G.