The Urban Architecture Studio at Glavé & Holmes Architecture is seeking to fill an Intern architect position. The Urban Architecture (UA) Studio, one of six studios in the firm, is primarily focused on the design of buildings that enhance the civic realm, recognizing that quality of space between buildings is critical to a sense of place and the creation of livable communities. The UA Studio is engaging both the private sector, with multi-family residential and mixed-use projects, and the public sector with institutional projects that are part of the public realm.
The roles and responsibilities of an Intern architect include broad exposure to many aspects of project delivery, including participation in developing design concepts, creating presentation materials, working on construction documents and assisting in construction administration.
Desirable credentials and abilities include:
As a guide, up to 3 years of experience
Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD
Passion for design excellence, collaborative spirit, willingness to learn, a and sense of humor
Interest in cities and urban design, particularly traditional urban forms
Abilities with graphic design, including fluency with Adobe Creative Suite, hand drawing and sketching
Interest in being a generalist in the practice of architecture – ability to focus on multiple scales, from detail to master plan
Established in 1965, Glavé & Holmes Architecture is a nationally recognized architecture, interior design and planning firm located in Richmond, Virginia. The firm’s regionally focused design practice has cultivated expertise in five specialty areas - Cultural, Higher Education, Hotel & Home, Interior Design, and Urban Architecture. Each area is supported by a studio structure, allowing the team t...o provide the expertise necessary for a diverse portfolio. The firm strives to create a context-specific design that fits seamlessly into the cultural and historical milieu of a given community, while addressing the functional needs of the people who will interact with each space. Glavé & Holmes Architecture believes that great design is contextual, timeless, and has the capacity to engage the intellect and elevate the human spirit.Richmond, VA is a wonderful city of old and new. It has a long and interesting history, which is celebrated by the city, the state and the nation. The city is also progressive. It is home to the #1 art school in the US, at VCU, and the #1 medical college in the US, at MCV - part of VCU. It is also home to one of the top 10 art museums in the US, the Virginia Museum of Art, as well as The Branch Museum of Architecture & Design. We have very active and thriving art and music communities. There are many venues for families - Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Maymont, CMOR (the Children's Museum), the Metro Zoo - to name a few. Richmond has a large variety of neighborhoods - old turn of the century rowhouses, 20's four-squares, new urbanism planned communities and converted warehouse. It is a wonderful place to live and work. Richmond is also very centrally located - close to the beach, the mountains, DC, etc.