Wednesday February 26, 2020

Empathy at the heart of architecture

Many of the structures Carmody Groarke has built over the last five years have been temporary and experimental projects.

31st May, 2015
Carmody Groarke plans to clad the new Windermere Steamboat Museum in the Lake District with copper, so that it blends into the landscape as it ages

He was billed as a ‘starchitect’ when he came to speak in Dublin recently – but it seems that’s less a plaudit and more an insult to Andy Groarke.

“To be honest, there’s enough to concern ourselves with the 35 or so projects that we’ve got on at the moment than to be worrying about what people are saying about us,” he said. “We spend our time working on our projects...

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