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Neil Michels

Neil Michels

Associate
Carmody Groarke

Neil Michels, associate, Carmody Groarke Neil is an experienced Architect, he studied Architecture at the University of Sheffield. Neil joined Carmody Groarke in 2011, and has since been working with internationally recognised clients and cultural institutions, he is particularly skilled and experienced in delivering sustainably driven projects. Neil is currently the project leader for the new extension to the historic Design Museum Gent and the new world class archive and collection facility for the British Library in Boston Spa. His previous experience includes working with clients such as, the National Trust for Scotland, Google Arts and Culture and The Rothschild Foundation.

 

Neil Michels will be speaking at the Green Museums Summit 2024 :

Rubbish Buildings

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.

Neil Michels