Ian Moore is one of Australia’s popular architects, with a track record for designing prestigious and award winning commercial and residential buildings. Ian’s projects are known for their immaculate style, distinctive minimalist approach and clever use of space saving design.
Born in New Zealand, Ian studied civil and structural engineering at the Auckland Technical Institute and commenced work as a structural engineering technician in 1976. After completing his studies, he moved to London to work on Norman Forster’s Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank with Ove Arup and partners, a renowned global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants. After three years in London, he moved to Sydney in 1983 to study architecture, graduating with honours at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Ian Moore Architects were established in 1990, and between 1996 and 2005, Ian was in partnership with Tina Engelen as Engelen Moore Architects, before changing back to Ian Moore Architects.
Ian Moore Architects have won numerous awards both nationally and internationally, including the ‘Best Building in the Australasia/Oceania region’ and ‘Best Housing Scheme in the World’ for Altair Apartments in Sydney’s Kings Cross at the prestigious World Architecture Awards in 2002, Berlin.
Ian’s portfolio of work is diverse, ranging from single houses, medium density residential developments and commercial, retail and major mixed use urban renewal projects. His team of professionals is currently working on numerous projects spanning from Sydney, Brisbane, Noosa, Auckland, Queenstown and San Francisco.
Ian’s latest creation is the ‘The Ian Moore Designer Bathroom Series’ for Australia’s bathroom products company, Caroma Dorf, represented by Caroma Industries . The series features several bathroom designs, all of which showcase his minimalist approach.