The practice has always had an interest and involvement with teaching.Ger Carty has been a constituent member of the Board of Advisors to the New School of Architecture at UL Limerick.
He has acted in the role of invited Critic to other Schools of Architecture , School of Architecture DIT, Dublin, School of Architecture UCD, Dublin, GSD, Harvard, School of Architecture UL, School of Landscape Architecture UCD, RIAI part 2 Examination.
1993-1998 Studio Lecturer in Architectural Design at School of Architecture DIT
2002-2006 Critic of thesis work at School of Architecture DIT
2005- Studio Lecturer SAUL
2005-2010 Lecturer Module/Elective Culture Place Environment SAUL
2012- Extern Examiner School of Architecture UCD Dublin
External Examiner CESUGA La Coruna Spain
Limerick docklands Competition (1990)
(With Eva Byrne Seville / Dublin)
Smithfield Square. (1991)
(With Eva Byrne Seville / Dublin and Helen Thomas Seville / London)
New Irish Architecture 7 (1992)
New Irish Architecture 6 (1989)
New Irish Architecture 13 (1998)
New Irish Architecture 19 (2004)
A Room of Ones Own (2000) Arts Council of Ireland
M50 M? New Place. (2006)[/expand]
B.Arch Sc. (Hons.) University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dip. Arch (Hons.) School of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology. First class honours.
MRIAI (Member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland)
He has experience in the field of Architecture and Architectural Education since 1987,
1988. Tod Wakefield Architects London
1989. McGarry NiEanaigh Architects, Drogheda, Ireland.
1992. Estudio Vazquez Consuegra, Seville, Spain.
1993 to present: Grafton Architects, Dublin, Ireland. www.graftonarchitects.ie , Co-Director
He has worked at this practice since 1993 where he has contributed to the ideas, ethos and management of the practice. Grafton Architects is a Dublin based practice with a strong national and international profile. The work of the practice has been exhibited and published widely.
The practice has received numerous awards and has been premiated in a number of national and international competitions. In 2008 the practice was awarded the World Architecture Prize for a significant extension to the University of Bocconi in Milan, Italy. The practice has since won competitions for the design of a new extension to house the School of Economics at the University of Toulouse, France and in 2011 won a competition for the design of new school of Engineering (UTEC) in Lima, Peru. The practice was awarded the Silver Lion at the Venice Biennale 2012, under the theme Common Ground where the practice explored the work of Paulo Mendes de Rocha in the context of its own parallel examination of it’s work for UTEC university in Peru.
2004 AAI Awards Exhibition
1999 Participant in Arts Council of Ireland travelling exhibition “A Room of one’s own”
1998 AAI Awards Exhibiton
1994 Tales from two cities
1991 Competition for the rejuvenation of Smithfield Market space in Dublin (with Eva Byrne Dublin and Helen Thomas London) Commended entry
1991 Limerick Docklands RIAI/USSR Union of Architects (with Eva Byrne Dublin) Joint 3rd Prize
1988. AAI Awards Exhibition
1987. Design for a new theatre at Camden Lock London RIBA Competition Joint Second Prize
Other / Cultural
2006. Co-ordination of programme and selection of the ‘Theme’ M50 M? New Place as the subject for the RIAI Travelling Scholarship Student Competition to be run in Semester 2 of Year 4 in the schools of Architecture at DIT, UCD and QUB
1996. President of AAI (Architectural Association of Ireland)
1992 Adjudicator AAI Awards