Biography

 

Matt Delroy-Carr is a graduate from the School of Architecture, University of Western Australia.

Currently, Matt runs his own architecture practice; Matt Delroy -Carr Design. He also has a collaborative partnership with boutique building company; Bruce Construction Design.

Prior to this,  Matt was a partner in the small, research focused practice felix, gaining several credentials in a very short time frame such as competition placing’s, Expo presentations and the curatorship of the Australian Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale.

Matt has worked on the design and documentation for a number of residential projects within Perth region. He was also a lead designer in the Green Square Library and Plaza competition in Sydney in 2012 (with felix.) which the team were shortlisted for.

Matt’s focus on design lies within an intent to create experiences through a simple understanding of materials and space. His fundamental belief is that architecture should be for everyone, and is central to an improved quality of life.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Secondary Education
2004 | Graduated Scotch College Grammar School

Tertiary Education
2009 | Bachelor of Environmental Design, University of Western Australia
2011 | Masters of Architecture w High Distinction [hons], University of Western Australia

SKILLS

Physical
Drawing | Model-making | Photography | Woodwork

Computational
2D Software – AutoCAD
3D Software – AutoCAD 3d | 3ds Max Design | V-ray | Mental Ray
Graphics – Photoshop | Illustrator | InDesign
Digital Media – Premiere Pro | After Effects | Mocha

ACADEMIA

The University of Western Australia
2010 | Tutor 1st Year, Digital Design
2011 | Tutor 1st Year, Digital Design | Tutor 1st Year, Design Studio | Tutor 2nd Year, Digital Design
2012 | Coordinator 1st Year, Design Studio | Tutor 1st Year, Digital Design | Tutor 2nd Year, Digital Design | Coordinator 3rd Year, Design Studio | Tutor 5th Year, Advanced Computing
2013 | Coordinator 2nd Year, Integrated Design | Coordinator 5th Year, Advanced Computing
2014 | Coordinator 3rd Year, Design Studio | Coordinator 3rd Year, Integrated Design

2015 -current | Coordinator of Design Studios | Coordinator of Integrated Design Studios

Publications
2012 | Unbuilt Perth exhibition catalogue
2012 | The West Australian Newspaper ‘Rainwater Harvesting the Right Solution’
2012 | Selection of drawings published in on-line journal ‘Drawing Building’
2014 | ‘Fundamentals’ Catalogue, 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

ARCHITECTURAL WORK EXPERIENCE

MDC Design + Bruce Construction Design | www.bruceconstructiondesign.com.au
2015 – current Designer / Site Supervisor
Works on design, documentation, planning applications, building permits, construction supervision

R.K. Brine Master Builders | www.rkbrine.com.au
2014 – 2016 Designer / Site Supervisor
Works on design, documentation, planning applications, building permits, construction supervision

felix. | www.felixlab.com
2010 – 2014 / Director / Design Architect
Worked on design, documentation, planning applications, building permits, 3d imagery
Projects: Cut Hill Residential House Competition | Gingin Residence | Jindalee Residence | Iluka Residence | Mt Lawely Residence | Margaret River Residence | Green Square Library & Plaza Competition

Mountford Architects | www.marchitects.com.au
2010 / Student Architect / Draftsperson
Worked on documentation and 3d imagery
Projects: Moreing rd Residence | Paddington st Residence | Weldon Sports Club

Studio M1 | www.studiom1.com.au
2009 / Student Architect / Draftsperson
Worked on documentation
Projects: Margaret River Residence | Nornalup Residence

AWARDS + ACHIEVEMENTS

2014 | Creative Director, 14th Venice Architecture Biennale | felix_Giles_Anderson+Goad
2013 | Guest Presenter, designEX Melbourne | felix.
2013 | Profile, Architecture Australia Journal | felix.
2012 | Exhibitor, 13th Venice Architecture Biennale | Australian and Slovenian Pavilions
2012 | Shortlisted Entry, Green Square Library & Plaza Competition | felix.
2012 | Guest Presenter, Unbuilt Perth Symposium | individual thesis project
2011 | Architects Board of Western Australia Graduate Award
2011 | Nominated for EG Cohen Medal, AIA WA Chapter | Masters of Architecture
2011 | Honours Program, High Distinction | Masters of Architecture
2010 | 1st Place, Cut Hill Residential House Competition | felix.

CHARACTER AND WORK REFERENCE

Associate Prof. Sophie Giles | Giles Smith Architects
Ph: +61 438 911 044 | sophie.giles@uwa.edu.au

Associate Prof. Romesh Goonewardene | felix.
Ph: +61 431 321 543 | romesh@felixlab.com

Ms Shelley Kemp | Venice Biennale Project Manager | Australian Institute of Architects
Ph: +61 414 011 438 | Shelley.Kemp@architecture.com.au