Practice Profile

McBride Charles Ryan Architecture and Interior Design
Established: 1988
MCR is an award winning practice whose studio-based approach to architecture defies categorization. Since 1988, our projects have pursued the potential to expand the vocabulary of architectural expression. With each project, a rigorous investigation of the strategies and aspirations underpinning the brief is developed through explorations in the fields of geometric-description and material-palette to form unique spatial experiences. Such exploration recognizes the cultural value of the built-environment. We believe architecture has the potential to engage in the articulation of complex issues, such as the representation of a city’s culture and identity. Rather than shy away from the ability of our work to manifest meaning, we deliberately pursue bold, inspiring and engaging architecture. Emerging from the specificity of each project’s situation, it continues to inform the development of each design into a logical and aesthetically integrated whole. The results are dynamic, custom-tailored and unique; engaging to the intellect and the senses.