Ian Moore Architects was established in 1990 and Ian was in partnership with Tina Engelen as Engelen Moore between 1996 and 2005.
The work of the practice includes single houses, medium density residential development, commercial, retail and major mixed use urban renewal projects.
The practice has won numerous national and international awards. The apartment building Altair won both ‘Best Building in the Australasia/Oceania region’ and ‘Best Housing Scheme in the World’ at the World Architecture Awards 2002, Berlin. In 2006 a Dedalo Minosse International Prize Commendation for the 138 Barcom Avenue Apartments and an International Architecture Award awarded by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture + Design also for the 138 Barcom Avenue Apartments.
Ian Moore was born in Warkworth New Zealand in 1958. Studied civil and structural engineering at the Auckland Technical Institute from 1976 - 1979. Worked with Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner in Auckland as a structural engineering technician from 1976 - 1979 before moving to London to work with Ove Arup and Partners from 1980 - 1983 on Norman Foster's Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank.
Moved to Sydney in 1983 to study architecture and graduated with Honours from the University of Technology, Sydney in 1988.
Ian has taught at the University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney University, University of New South Wales and the Sydney Institute of Technology. Received Master of Architecture degree from RMIT University, Melbourne in October 2000.