Design Form Architecture (DFA) is a design focused architectural firm in New York City. Our energetic environment emphasizes strong concept exploration and a commitment to contemporary design. Our fast-growing office has a diverse portfolio with residential, commercial and institutional projects that is currently expanding. Feel free to visit us at D-F-A.com.
We are currently seeking a Senior Project Architect; the ideal candidate should have:
8-10 years of experience
High level of expertise in design, but in detailing and construction documentation as well
Experience creating and coordinating multiple construction documentation sets
Construction Administration experience on multiple project
Comprehensive knowledge of exterior cladding and façade systems
Thorough knowledge of building codes and regulations
Extensive experience coordinating with all consultants (i.e. structural, mep, civil, etc)
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written -Strong organizational skills
Mastery of AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Revit, Rhino and V-ray for drafting, modeling and rendering. Experience in grasshopper is preferred.
M. Arch required
No calls. Only qualified applicants need apply. Please send resume, cover letter, (stating salary requirement) and work samples in a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. Type "Project Architect" in subject line. Thank you.
Additional Salary Information: Please state salary requirements in cover letter.
Internal Number: Fall 2018
About D Form A
DFA is a multi-disciplinary firm based in New York that sees Architecture as a critical yet playful mediator between program, materiality, and structure. The firm’s scope of work includes ground up projects and renovations, as well as interior architecture for retail, institutional, commercial, and residential clients.
DFA projects are distinctive in design, yet constantly attentive to the functionality of the spaces we execute. Combining a passion for contemporary culture with careful understanding of its constant ebb and flow, the studio consistently seeks out intelligent yet unexpected design results for its clients while maintaining schedule and budget. The studio also works at varying scales and technologies, moving from furniture, to interiors, to buildings, to large scale urban transformations all the while producing work of formal elegance and conceptual rigor.
Founding partner Laith Sayigh is originally from England and earned a masters degree in Architecture from Bartlett School of Architecture. He founded DFA in 2013 in New York after co-founding Sayigh Duman Architects in 2007 and working at Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Skidmore Owings and Merrill in San Francisco, and Foster + Partners in London