Carmody Groarke is an architectural studio established by Kevin Carmody and Andrew Groarke in 2006. The practice balances award winning design quality with significant experience in delivering projects at various scales in the UK and overseas.
Completed projects include: the permanent Memorial to the 7 July terrorist bombings in Hyde Park, London; the temporary events pavilion, Studio East Dining overlooking the construction site of the 2012 London Olympics; and Frieze Art Fair 2011 in London’s Regent’s Park.
Current projects include: the open international RIBA competition winning project for the Windermere Steamboat Museum in the Lake District (North of England); a major centrepiece installation for the 2012 Milan Design Fair; and several art gallery projects throughout London.
In 2007 the practice was the proud recipients of the prestigious UK Young Architect of the Year Award. In 2009 Carmody Groarke won two RIBA Awards for their completed 7 July Memorial and Regents Place Pavilion, and in 2010 were awarded Architectural Reviews ‘Emerging Architecture Award’ from over 340 entries worldwide.
Kevin graduated from Canberra University in 2005 and moved to Melbourne. He then completed his studies at RMIT in 2009 moved to the UK the same year. Prior to establishing Carmody Groarke he worked for several prominent International offices including David Chipperfield Architects.