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Revolutionary Norwich series begins raft of events for 2013 Festival of Architecture for Norfolk and Norwich

Revolutionary Norwich series begins raft of events for 2013 Festival of Architecture for Norfolk and Norwich | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Artwork depicting some of the best of the county’s modern architecture has been unveiled to kick-start the return of the biennial Festival of Architecture for Norfolk and Norwich.
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RIBA presidents on parade - Building Design

RIBA presidents on parade - Building Design | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
RIBA presidents on parade
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The RIBA has unveiled a series of portraits of its presidents, starting with Rod Hackney, who served from 1987-89.
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Project Architect - Samlesbury Office, Lancashire

Project Architect - Samlesbury Office,  Lancashire | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
We are keen to hear from committed, design motivated architects who have a minimum of 3 - 5 years post qualification experience, who can demonstrate a proven track record in the ability to manage £4-5 million projects with limited supervision to a high level of design excellence. 

The successful candidate will be able to write and compile stage reports to a high standard, demonstrate an ability to manage a project team and be proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop and preferably Sketchup. 

The selected Project Architect should be permanently resident within a thirty five mile radius of the Samlesbury office and have their own car. 

A track record in higher education project development would be an advantage. Applications for the above mentioned vacancies are to be forwarded to Address: 

Wilson Mason LLP 
Upland House 
Spring Lane 
Samlesbury 
Preston 
Lancashire 
PR5 0UX 

E-mail:    preston@wilsonmason.co.uk     
Web:   www.wilsonmason.co.uk  
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Talented Architect experienced in contemporary houses - Putney

Talented Architect experienced in contemporary houses - Putney | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

Great opportunity with this expanding practice in Putney. They are looking for an architect to work on particularly high-end contemporary residential and require people with experience in the sector. 

Candidates will need the following skills and experience:

- Number of years experience on high specification one off houses (new build and refurbishment)
- Experience on projects in Conservation areas and on Listed Buildings
- Excellent presentation skills
- Strong Vectorworks

Candidates living within close proximity to Putney would be advantageous. 

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Burj Doha Skyscraper By Jean Nouvel Becomes The Skyline Icon of Doha, Qatar - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Burj Doha Skyscraper By Jean Nouvel Becomes The Skyline Icon of Doha, Qatar - eVolo | Architecture Magazine | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Architecture and Design Magazine for the 21st Century. Organizer of the Annual Skyscraper Architectural Competition.
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Qatar is fast becoming the home of futuristic architectural design.

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RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They?

RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They? | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
With Astley Castle winning this year’s Stirling Prize last week, Olly Wainwright investigates the fortunes of other Stirling Prize winners – finding that in many cases critical acclaim and awards do not necessarily translate to long term success.

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Part III Project Architect for NEX

Part III Project Architect for NEX | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
NEX is seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our multi award winning central London architecture and design studio. The successful candidate will have 3-5 years’ post Part III experience of leading projects, with a significant part of that in the UK. 

We are looking for a talented, ambitious, and highly motivated person to work on a range of high profile projects including commercial, retail, educational, and residential projects in the UK and China.
The successful applicant will be:

Experienced in all RIBA stages of a project from Feasibility to Contract Administration. A talented designer with the ambition to produce inventive and exceptionally well crafted spaces and places. Good technical detailing skills with a thorough knowledge of UK Building Regulations. Keen to take on a high level of responsibility for project and team management. Experienced in leading a small team and managing or being involved with multiple projects simultaneously. An excellent verbal and written communicator that is equally comfortable interacting with clients, consultants, and contractors. A passion for innovative and creative approaches to design and making, based on a solid knowledge of construction. Proficient in using Rhino 3D modelling and AutoCAD programmes.Excellent graphic presentation skills and proficient with Adobe CS suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.
This is a fantastic opportunity with excellent career potential for the right applicant. We are looking for a long term commitment in return for the chance to quickly progress to a senior role and contribute to the future direction of the studio. 

A competitive salary will be offered that commensurate with experience. 

Applicants should send their CV, portfolio, and a cover letter telling us why you think you would make a great addition to our team to:

work@nex-architecture.com 

www.nex-architecture.com 

File size must be under 5mb.
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid photographed by Luke Hayes

Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid photographed by Luke Hayes | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Photographs of Zaha Hadid's Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London, which features a glazed restaurant with an undulating fabric roof.
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Witherford Watson Mann in the RIBA Journal

Witherford Watson Mann in the RIBA Journal | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

Radical restoration and Stirling Prize winning is not all that Witherford Watson Mann do, we delve into the people and practice behind the prize

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Lakeside House by Spado Architects - 2D LIBRARY

Lakeside House by Spado Architects - 2D LIBRARY | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Spado Architects have designed an extension to a lakeside house in Carinthia, Austria.
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Part II Assistant Architect required by RIBA Award Winning Practice

Part II Assistant Architect required by RIBA Award Winning Practice | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

Cowper Griffith Architects is a successful and highly regarded design led practice, operating from purpose built premises just South of Cambridge. Our current workload includes but is not limited to visitors' centres, public schools, college buildings, bespoke, speculative and social housing and churches. We favour a sensitive, contextual Modernism and have in-house conservation specialism, allowing us to work in and around precious, historic structures. 


CGA regularly enters local and national competitions and has recently won three RIBA Awards for the new National Trust Visitors’ Centre at Stowe Gardens. 

We require a talented and enthusiastic Assistant Architect with up to 2 years' post Part II experience. Candidates should have a good aesthetic sense and a developing technical knowledge and be capable of producing attractive planning drawings and ultimately, with the necessary support, assembling convincing construction packages. Applicants should be ambitious and self-motivated and be comfortable working independently, reporting to a partner, or as part of a small team. 

The successful candidate will also be required to produce 3D renders and coloured presentation drawings. We use Vectorworks on a Mac platform in conjunction with Sketchup Pro and V-Ray. Familiarity with Adobe CS and MS Office suites is required and sketching skills are desirable. The candidate must also have excellent written and oral communication skills. 

We expect our Post Part II graduates to be committed to achieving their full professional qualifications. We offer full support throughout this process. 

All staff benefit from a stimulating and friendly environment, a variety and quality of work and an excellent life/work balance. 

simon@cowpergriffith.co.uk
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serpentine sackler gallery by zaha hadid opens - designboom | architecture & design magazine

serpentine sackler gallery by zaha hadid opens - designboom | architecture & design magazine | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
the renovation project has seen the transformation of a former 1805 gunpowder store positioned a short 7-minute walk from the serpentine gallery.
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rg+p Ltd seek an Architect in London

rg+p Ltd seek an Architect in London | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

London & Leicester based architect rg+p, is one of the largest and most successful multidisciplinary Architectural Design, Project Management and Quantity Surveying practices in the Midlands & South. We offer an unrivalled range of supporting professional services including Code for Sustainable Homes Assessment, HQI Assessment, Employer’s Agent, Project Coordination, Partnering Facilitation and Party Wall Surveying. We are currently recruiting for an Architect for our London office.

The candidate is required to have…

• experience in the submission of planning applications
• good knowledge of the UK Building Regulations
• excellent presentation skills
• good ArchiCAD skills or an ability to learn new software quickly
• residential sector experience
• good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop & InDesign
• the initiative to work both independently and as part of a team
• excellent time management skills
• strong design skills
• knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
• the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
• excellent communication skills

rg+p is an equal opportunities employer.

If you feel you are a strong candidate for this position, please email your CV and some examples of your work toaargent@rg-p.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 23rd October 2013.       
Salary: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5hrs per week

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RADIAN seek a Board Member (non-executive)

RADIAN seek a Board Member (non-executive) | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

Board Member (non-executive) £6,250 pa + Committee Chair supplement £1,750 pa - approx. 2 days per month Radian is an award winning housing and care provider in the south of England, with an excellent reputation for leading innovative projects. We provide around 21,000 homes, and also care services to more than 500 people who have a range of support needs. Group turnover exceeded £120m in 2012/13 and our current 3 year Corporate Plan objectives include developing 1,500 more homes and growing our care service by 50%. We employ approximately 1,200 staff. 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding non-executive board member to join our group board. We are looking for an exceptional individual who can demonstrate the following attributes:

Genuine commitment to Radian’s values and our role as a leading provider quality homes and care servicesStrategic vision and the ability to be an effective board memberGovernance, risk and performance management experiencePassion for excellent customer focused services


As a board member you should also have:

Senior finance experience, ideally with a financial qualificationThe ability to chair an audit committeeWe value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We positively welcome informal and confidential enquiries and formal applications from all sections of the community, though applicants must live within the south of England. 


How to apply is set out in our candidate pack which is available on our website www.radian.co.uk . For an informal discussion about this vacancy please contact our chief executive, Lindsay Todd, on 02380 628083. 
Closing date: 2 December 2013 Interviews will be in January 2014 (dates to be confirmed).

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Parnell House by BOX Living » CONTEMPORIST

Parnell House by BOX Living » CONTEMPORIST | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
RT @archfeeds: Via @Contemporist Parnell House by BOX Living http://t.co/OvjhU5F6wB #architecture
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World Architecture Festival Awards - WAF | e-architect

World Architecture Festival Awards - WAF | e-architect | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
World Architecture Festival Awards, Singapore - buildings, jury, events for 2013, speakers: WAF - World Architecture Festival Awards Singapore, news, prize, WAF shortlist (RT @e_architect: World Architecture Festival on e-architect
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How Much Will It Cost to Start My Own Architecture Firm?

How Much Will It Cost to Start My Own Architecture Firm? | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Starting your own firm is a daunting task, especially if you're not completely sure of what you're getting yourself into. Author Mark LePage, founder of Entrepreneur Architects knows this firsthand.
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Senior Architect - High-end residential projects

Senior Architect - High-end residential projects | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

This small but successful practice specialising in very high-end residential projects is looking to take on a pivotal new member of the team. 

The successful candidate will have lot of high-end residential experience importantly this must be both in client liaison at the early design development stages and in the on-site stage with contract administration and getting schemes delivered. 

Key specifics:

Close knowledge of local authorities and planning consent (ideally in Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster and Camden).Proven team management managing small teams of architects and drawings packages.


Key to this role will be a confident and ambitious attitude to take on responsibility for projects and delivering results. Success with results will lead to a generous incentive package. 

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Pallet office by Most Architecture

Pallet office by Most Architecture | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Dutch most architecture were commissioned by amsterdam company brandbase to design a temporary space for their new office location. the client wished to fu

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The +Energy House in Germany

The +Energy House in Germany | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

From the architect:

The +Energy House lies down as a flat structure on the sloping site and forms at the upper floor a platform that connects inside and outside together and offers a magnificent view of the countryside. The two-storey structure incorporates mixed construction systems: concrete on the ground floor, with wood upstairs.

Additionally, dowelled laminated timber elements enable the structure to be entirely built without glues, with a clients request for pollution-free construction and ecological building materials.


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Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects seek Architects, Part 2s and Architectural Technologists / Technicians

Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects seek Architects, Part 2s and Architectural Technologists / Technicians | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects is an award winning practice based in London and we are looking for experienced, highly motivated and organised individuals to join our team.

· Architects RIBA Part 3 with minimum three years post qualification experience
· Architectural Assistants RIBA Part 2 with minimum two years post qualification experience
· Technologists/Technicians

Applicants must have experience of UK construction, an understanding of UK building regulations and the ability to produce quality technical and production drawings.

All positions require excellent communication and presentation skills. Good/advanced knowledge of Vectorworks or Revit, SketchUp and hand drawing is essential.

To apply, please forward your CV, examples of your work including technical drawings together with a covering letter.

Apply to: jobs@davysmitharchitects.co.uk

For further information about us, please visit our website www.davysmitharchitects.co.uk

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Part 2/3 for new practice in London working on mixed use schemes

Part 2/3 for new practice in London working on mixed use schemes | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

This recently formed practice of 3 people is looking to employ a new member of staff to work on an expanding workload of mixed use and residential schemes. 

Candidates will need the following skills and experience: 

- excellent AutoCAD and ideally Revit
- have at least 2-3 years post part 2
- previous work on residential 
- strong presentation skills
- good all round experience from early stage design to delivery
- be immediately available 

The position will provide great experience for someone looking to take their part 3. Salary c.£28-32,000. 

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Zaha Hadid Architects Design a Metro Stration in Riyadh

Zaha Hadid Architects Design a Metro Stration in Riyadh | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it
Zaha Hadid Architects share with us their impressive project design for the The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station, shaped as a key interchange on the new metro network in the capital city of in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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John Thompson & Partner’s London studio seeks a talented and enthusiastic architect

John Thompson & Partner’s London studio seeks a talented and enthusiastic architect | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

John Thompson & Partner’s London studio seeks a talented and enthusiastic architect to deliver design proposals and solutions for residential-led outline and detailed planning applications.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified architect or experienced Part 2 assistant with a proven record of preparing successful feasibility studies, concept designs and planning applications for UK residential-led projects ranging in size and complexity. 

The role will suit someone with circa 5 years’ experience of:

 

Developing design solutions using a range of medium including hand sketches, CAD and SketchUp.Successful delivery of planning applications to detailed design stage.Design of residential layouts for small scale and large scale housing developmentsHousing and apartment design in accordance to UK planning; building regulations and relevant housing standardsProduction of design and access statements for outline, detailed and reserved matters applications


The successful candidate will have excellent design and communication skills. Strong technical and graphic communication skills are essential.  Experience of Microstation and Revit are
highly advantageous. 

As AJ100 Employer of the Year 2012 and short-listed Best Place to Work: Scotland 2013, JTP prides itself in offering a stimulating, collaborative and enjoyable place to work. If you would like to find out more about us then please send your CV, along with a covering letter and samples of your work to Janet Lewis, Operations Partner at: 

careers@jtp.co.uk 

John Thompson & Partners is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

JTP will accept applications from non-UK registered architects or Part 2 assistants who have been educated overseas provided the candidate can demonstrate relevant UK experience as outlined above.  

For further vacancies at John Thompson & Partners please visit http://www.jtp.co.uk/about-us/careers/ ;

Salary: Dependent on experience.

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Experienced Part 2 or Architectural Technician - Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Experienced Part 2 or Architectural Technician - Welwyn, Hertfordshire | Architecture and Architectural Jobs | Scoop.it

Experienced Part 2 or Architectural Technician with sound technical skills and an ability to be flexible to work with an Award -winning small practice on a variety of interesting projects. Good CAD skills & driving licence essential. Proficiency in Vectorworks and Sketchup preferred. Salary range £ 25 000 - £ 30 000 depending on experience. 


Preference will be given to candidates who live within 25 mile radius of the office. 

Part 1 graduate also wanted. Candidates should be able to demonstrate good numeracy and technical understanding as well as good visualisation and design skills. The practice offers great PEDR experience and is committed to providing good training. Driving licence preferred. Salary negotiable. 

Preference will be given to candidates who live within 25 mile radius of the office. 

More information about the practice is on www.weal-architects.co.uk 

Please send CVs to Francesca Weal at francesca@weal-architects.co.uk. Please limit size of CV to 1 MB
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