Andy Groarke, director, Carmody Groarke Andy studied architecture at the University of Sheffield between 1990 and 1995 gaining professional qualification in 1996. He worked for Stephenson Somerville Bell in Manchester, Hawkins Brown, David Chipperfield Architects and Haworth Tompkins in London prior to establishing Carmody Groarke in London with Kevin Carmody in 2006. He has lectured about the work of the practice internationally and taught at several schools of architecture including The Bartlett School of Architecture (University College London), The Royal College of Art, 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.
Andy Groarke will be speaking at the Green Museums Summit 2024 :
A Design Museum made from city waste. Design Museum Gent is undergoing significant redevelopment to transform its historic buildings and decarbonise its operations. In collaboration with material specialists and designers, architects Carmody Groarke are undertaking innovative research into the reuse of building materials, in particular the design of a low-carbon brick made from recycled municipal waste from the city of Gent that will be used to construct the new museum wing. Hear from the team behind the project as they explore the innovative solutions that are helping to create a sustainable future for this 120-year-old museum and its visitors.