Ian Moore is the principal of Ian Moore Architects, a practice established in 1990. The practice has won numerous national and international awards and has been exhibited in Australia and around the world, including Athens, Bangkok, Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Singapore, Tokyo and Vicenza.The work of the practice has also been included in the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2008 and 2012.
Initially studying civil and structural engineering at the Auckland Technical Institute in New Zealand, Ian then studied architecture at the University of Technology, Sydney, graduating with honours in 1988. He received a Master of Architecture degree, from RMIT University, Melbourne in 2000.
Ian has taught at Sydney University, the University of Technology, Sydney, the University of New South Wales and the Sydney Institute of Technology. He has been a speaker and guest lecturer throughout Australia as well as New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Germany and the United Kingdom. Ian has also been a member of awards juries in Australia, New Zealand and at the World Festival of Interiors in 2013 and the World Architecture Festival in 2015. In 2003, Ian was the inaugural Creative Director for the Australian Institute of Architects annual conference.
Danny Mathis studied Architecture at the University of Queensland from 2001 to 2006 and graduated with second class Honours. As a student Danny worked with Ken Down Architects, on a number of residential, multi-residential and commercial projects.
In 2007 he was accepted into the Architectural Practice Academy. The APA was an initiative of the year of the Built Environment, set up as a joint venture between The RAIA Queensland and the Department of Public Works. It operated as an independent practice within DPW and was run by twelve recent graduate architects under the guidance of a Practice Manager and mentorship of private practitioners. While at the APA he worked on a variety of projects including an acute aged care facility, community housing, model housing, pre-school and kindergartens and urban planning projects including public consultation and community workshops. In 2008, as part of the program at the Architectural Practice Academy, he registered as an Architect.
In 2009, Danny joined Ian Moore Architects where he has been working as the project architect on residential, multi-residential, commercial and mixed-use projects.
Maria Gutierrez studied Architecture at the University of New South Wales, graduating in 2010 with a Master of Architecture degree. As a student Maria worked at Thrum Architects on a number of single and multi-residential projects.
In 2011 she joined Ian Moore Architects where she has worked as a project architect on single residential, multi-residential and commercial projects and is responsible for all stages of her projects, including concept design, design development, documentation and delivery.
Maria became a registered architect in 2016 and is currently working on various residential and commercial projects along with large scale competitions.