Frieze Announces London-Based Studio Carmody Groarke as New Architects for 2011


LONDON.- Frieze Art Fair directors Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, announced today the appointment of the London-based architectural studio Carmody Groarke as the new architects for Frieze Art Fair. In previous years the fair has employed a series of internationally recognised architectural firms: Caruso St John (2008-2010), Jamie Fobert (2006–2007) and David Adjaye (2003-2005). Frieze Art Fair is sponsored by Deutsche Bank. Since establishing their firm in 2006, Kevin Carmody and Andrew Groarke have become known for their diverse portfolio of work, quickly building a reputation for forward-thinking design, winning two RIBA awards in 2010. Carmody Groarke were proud recipients of the prestigious Building Design UK Young Architect of the Year (YAYA) in 2007 and have recently been named as winners of the International Emerging Architecture Award by The Architectural Review. Carmody Groarke’s completed projects include: St