Architectural Technologist - Canterbury
Salary: Very Competitive
My clients Architectural company was formed over 80 years ago and they understand the value of relationships within their own team, and with collaborators, clients and communities. They value trust and strive to be a successful practice with which to be associated.
They believe in the power of great design and great places to improve peoples lives directly and indirectly. They are regularly in the Architects Journal top 120 UK Practices.
Each project begins by listening carefully to the client, developing the brief and engaging in a thoughtful and sensitive analysis of the site and context incorporating the relevant regulatory framework.
Having first established and agreed a clear brief and terms of engagement, they explore a range of different approaches to ensure they seize the opportunities lying within each project. They value clear concepts and ideas which resonate and are easily understood and communicated. Their designs aim to bring together space, light, context and materiality in a way which brings delight.
They understand the responsibility that comes with being entrusted with the delivery of a project and are committed to care and accuracy. They believe in the power of team working and deploy a range of 2D & 3D design, drafting & data sharing technologies including the huge benefits that BIM now allows in collaborative working. They assist their clients in delivering great buildings which will serve a long useful life for their occupants and users.
My client is an award winning Kent based architectural practice looking for technologists to work on an exciting mix of residential, educational and commercial projects as part of an established design and technical team.
- Working with clients to develop a brief
- understand how the design aspects of a construction project influence and relate to performance and functional issues, so that practical questions can be addressed at the outset
- evaluate and advise on environmental, legal and regulatory issues
- contribute to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures
- identify the surveys (e.g. land surveys) required before work can commence, ensuring they're undertaken and their results are fed into the project
- develop project briefs and work on these as the project progresses
- prepare and present design proposals using computer-aided design (CAD)
- lead the detailed design process and coordinate design information
Essential Skills & Requirements:
- The position would suit ONC/HNC or architectural technology graduates with a minimum of two to three years in practice experience, with the opportunity to progress your membership with CIAT under a dedicated supervisor.
- Strong experience of working on residential and private client projects
- AutoCAD experience is essential.
- Experience of Revit would be an advantage.
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