Monthly Archives: March 2019

We Are Hiring

We are currently recruiting Part I and Part II Architectural Assistants to work on our growing portfolio of cultural projects, and a large and exciting, new-build residential scheme and at North West Cambridge.[more..]

We are currently recruiting Part I and Part II Architectural Assistants to work on our growing portfolio of cultural projects, and a large and exciting, new-build residential scheme and at North West Cambridge.

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Part I Architectural Assistant

Part II Architectural Assistant

 

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Part l Architectural Assistant

Alison Brooks Architects are internationally recognised for producing high-quality architecture that inventively responds to the context and culture of each project. Our architects provide a bespoke service to each client, working collaboratively with world-class expert consultants to provide a fully integrated design service, and as such candidates must possess, at a minimum the below experience, skills and technical expertise:

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from RIBA accredited school of architecture
  • previous experience in an architectural studio an advantage
  • proficient 2D, 3D design and visualisation skills
  • excellent design skills
  • Revit & Rhino skills are an advantage
  • highly proficient in InDesign and Photoshop
  • excellent verbal and written communication
  • excellent coordination and organisational skills

The candidate will be based at our Highgate studio but may be required to travel and be based on site as and when necessary. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please send a cover letter, CV and representative examples of your work as a PDF (7mb max) to careers@alisonbrooksarchitects.com. 

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer and treats all job applicants equally, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, beliefs or religion.

Alison Brooks Architects are internationally recognised for producing high-quality architecture that inventively responds to the context and culture of each project. Our architects provide a bespoke service to each client, working collaboratively with world-class expert consultants to provide a fully integrated design service, and as such candidates must possess, at a minimum the below experience, skills and technical expertise:

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from RIBA accredited school of architecture
  • previous experience in an architectural studio an advantage
  • proficient 2D, 3D design and visualisation skills
  • excellent design skills
  • Revit & Rhino skills are an advantage
  • highly proficient in InDesign and Photoshop
  • excellent verbal and written communication
  • excellent coordination and organisational skills

The candidate will be based at our Highgate studio but may be required to travel and be based on site as and when necessary. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please send a cover letter, CV and representative examples of your work as a PDF (7mb max) to careers@alisonbrooksarchitects.com. 

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer and treats all job applicants equally, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, beliefs or religion.

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Maggie’s Taunton Awarded Planning Permission

We are delighted to announce that our design for a Maggie’s Centre in Taunton has been granted planning permission.

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We are delighted to announce that our design for a Maggie’s Centre in Taunton has been granted planning permission.

Maggie’s have stated “We’re really excited to be bringing a Maggie’s to Taunton which will help thousands of people with cancer in the area and beyond. We’re incredibly grateful that we’ve been awarded planning permission, and we look forward to creating a very special place that people with cancer, their family and friends can benefit from.

We’re looking forward to working in partnership with the Beacon Cancer Centre at Musgrove Park Hospital and Alison Brooks Architects, and are committed to working with the council to create a brand new playground as part of the project for local residents and their families to enjoy.

We welcome more discussions with local residents and are keen to work with them so they feel part of the project and are happy with the outcome so that everyone can enjoy the space.”

 

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Maggie's
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Part ll Architectural Assistant

Alison Brooks Architects are recruiting for an architectural assistant with a minimum of two years post RIBA Part-II to join its London team. Successful candidates will join an experienced team to produce RIBA Stage 4 Construction Documentation and deliver a large and exciting, new-build residential scheme and at North West Cambridge. We’re searching for candidates with the ability to take on high levels of ownership and responsibility, to work as a team and be self-motivated.

Alison Brooks Architects are internationally recognised for producing high-quality architecture that inventively responds to the context and culture of each project. Our architects provide a bespoke service to each client, working collaboratively with world-class expert consultants to provide a fully integrated design service, and as such candidates must possess, at a minimum the below experience, skills and technical expertise:

Experience and knowledge

  • a minimum of two years post RIBA Part-II experience in the UK
  • experience working in teams using REVIT to produce Construction Documents
  • experience in Technical Design, detailing and documentation
  • experience on multi-residential/mixed-use projects desirable
  • thorough knowledge of UK building regulations and planning procedures

Technical skills

  • Competent Revit user
  • highly proficient 3D design and visualisation skills: Rhino and Vray experience a plus
  • excellent design skills
  • highly proficient InDesign & Photoshop
  • excellent coordination and organisational skills
  • excellent verbal and written communication

The candidate will be based at our Highgate studio but may be required to travel and be based on site as and when necessary. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please send a cover letter, CV and representative examples of your work as a PDF (7mb max) to careers@alisonbrooksarchitects.com. 

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer and treats all job applicants equally, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, beliefs or religion.

Alison Brooks Architects are recruiting for an architectural assistant with a minimum of two years post RIBA Part-II to join its London team. Successful candidates will join an experienced team to produce RIBA Stage 4 Construction Documentation and deliver a large and exciting, new-build residential scheme and at North West Cambridge. We’re searching for candidates with the ability to take on high levels of ownership and responsibility, to work as a team and be self-motivated.

Alison Brooks Architects are internationally recognised for producing high-quality architecture that inventively responds to the context and culture of each project. Our architects provide a bespoke service to each client, working collaboratively with world-class expert consultants to provide a fully integrated design service, and as such candidates must possess, at a minimum the below experience, skills and technical expertise:

Experience and knowledge

  • a minimum of two years post RIBA Part-II experience in the UK
  • experience working in teams using REVIT to produce Construction Documents
  • experience in Technical Design, detailing and documentation
  • experience on multi-residential/mixed-use projects desirable
  • thorough knowledge of UK building regulations and planning procedures

Technical skills

  • Competent Revit user
  • highly proficient 3D design and visualisation skills: Rhino and Vray experience a plus
  • excellent design skills
  • highly proficient InDesign & Photoshop
  • excellent coordination and organisational skills
  • excellent verbal and written communication

The candidate will be based at our Highgate studio but may be required to travel and be based on site as and when necessary. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please send a cover letter, CV and representative examples of your work as a PDF (7mb max) to careers@alisonbrooksarchitects.com. 

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer and treats all job applicants equally, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, beliefs or religion.

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University of Manitoba

Thu, 03/21/19 , 18:00
John A. Russell Building
John A. Russell Building (map)

Alison Brooks is providing a lecture titled ‘Ideals, then Ideas: Authenticity, Generosity, Civicness and Beauty’ at the University of Manitoba on 21 March 2019.

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Alison Brooks is providing a lecture titled ‘Ideals, then Ideas: Authenticity, Generosity, Civicness and Beauty’ at the University of Manitoba on 21 March 2019.

In her talk she will discuss her practice philosophy, architectural approach and the ideals of ‘authenticity, generosity, civicness and beauty’ relating her current and recently completed projects. These include the new Cohen Quadrangle for Exeter College, Oxford University and new models for urban housing such as Ely Court, shortlisted for the 2017 Mies Award for Contemporary European Architecture.

Thu, 03.21.19 , 18:00
John A. Russell Building
John A. Russell Building
When
Where
John A. Russell Building (map)
Website
www.umanitoba.ca
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PR & Marketing Manager

We require an experienced and enthusiastic PR & Marketing Manager to manage all Public Relations activities for the Company. Reporting directly to Principal & Creative Director, the person should be outgoing, highly organised and passionate about architecture and the built environment. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, discretion and a proactive team focus. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Public Relations

  • maintaining and creating relationships with representatives from the media and press including journalists
  • identifying press opportunities and raising the profile of the practice
  • creating and editing written materials including press releases, newsletters and biographies

New Business

  • researching new business & collaboration opportunities
  • monitoring online procurement portals
  • preparing Expressions of Interest and presentations for prospective clients
  • representation at networking & client events

Marketing

  • developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with business development plan
  • managing the website and liaising with the web developer
  • organising talks, presentations and events, liaising with the PA to Alison Brooks
  • managing content for the practice’s social media platforms; LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • creating and managing of graphic material including lecture presentations, brochures and award submissions
  • holding overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity including template management
  • commissioning professional photography and managing the practice image library
  • managing and updating of the practice contacts database
  • preparing industry awards submissions

Qualities & Skills

  • a minimum three years’ experience in a similar role in and architectural /built environment practice
  • excellent writing and graphic skills
  • a team player with a pro-active approach to all tasks
  • highly personable, with the ability to create and maintain creative relationships with colleagues and clients
  • self-motivated and dedicated to delivering high-quality creative campaigns
  • possess relevant industry contacts and the ability to network with journalists and industry professionals
  • experience of event management and networking
  • expertise in relevant software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite and WordPress
  • eligible to work in the UK

In return Alison Brooks Architect offers a generous benefits package and a warm and welcoming team environment.

If you’re a confident and strategic PR & Marketing professional, who’s passionate about architecture please send your CV, stating your notice period and salary expectations to pamela.lawrie@alisonbrooksarchitects.com.

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer.

We require an experienced and enthusiastic PR & Marketing Manager to manage all Public Relations activities for the Company. Reporting directly to Principal & Creative Director, the person should be outgoing, highly organised and passionate about architecture and the built environment. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, discretion and a proactive team focus. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Public Relations

  • maintaining and creating relationships with representatives from the media and press including journalists
  • identifying press opportunities and raising the profile of the practice
  • creating and editing written materials including press releases, newsletters and biographies

New Business

  • researching new business & collaboration opportunities
  • monitoring online procurement portals
  • preparing Expressions of Interest and presentations for prospective clients
  • representation at networking & client events

Marketing

  • developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with business development plan
  • managing the website and liaising with the web developer
  • organising talks, presentations and events, liaising with the PA to Alison Brooks
  • managing content for the practice’s social media platforms; LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • creating and managing of graphic material including lecture presentations, brochures and award submissions
  • holding overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity including template management
  • commissioning professional photography and managing the practice image library
  • managing and updating of the practice contacts database
  • preparing industry awards submissions

Qualities & Skills

  • a minimum three years’ experience in a similar role in and architectural /built environment practice
  • excellent writing and graphic skills
  • a team player with a pro-active approach to all tasks
  • highly personable, with the ability to create and maintain creative relationships with colleagues and clients
  • self-motivated and dedicated to delivering high-quality creative campaigns
  • possess relevant industry contacts and the ability to network with journalists and industry professionals
  • experience of event management and networking
  • expertise in relevant software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite and WordPress
  • eligible to work in the UK

In return Alison Brooks Architect offers a generous benefits package and a warm and welcoming team environment.

If you’re a confident and strategic PR & Marketing professional, who’s passionate about architecture please send your CV, stating your notice period and salary expectations to pamela.lawrie@alisonbrooksarchitects.com.

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer.

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