Andy Groarke studied at The University of Sheffield and worked for David Chipperfield and Haworth Tompkins before founding London-based practice Carmody Groarke with Kevin Carmody in 2006. Carmody Groarke has since gained international recognition for a wide range of arts, cultural and heritage projects. Completed works include the 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlisted Windermere Jetty Museum in the Lake District, a temporary museum for Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s residential masterpiece The Hill House and the Grossmarkt Theatre Pavilion in Hamburg. Most recent works include with a masterplan and new exhibition buildings for the Science & Industry Museum in Manchester, the extension of Design Museum Gent and two new major national archive buildings for the British Library near York.
Andy has lectured about the work of the practice internationally and taught at several schools of architecture including, The Royal College of Art (London), The University of Stuttgart, Cornell University (Ithaca) and Yale School of Architecture where he was William Henry Bishop Visiting Professor. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield since 2012.
The work of the studio has been recognised by the world-renowned architectural monographs El Croquis, 2G and AMAG. They have recently published a book documenting their work at The Hill House entitled “Not Forever”