The buildingcommunityWORKSHOP ([bc]) is a nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and making. [bc] has offices in Dallas, Brownsville, and Houston, TX . [bc] is currently seeking an architect to work in our Dallas, TX office supporting projects locally and in other offices.
Position Title: Architect
Start Date: July 2021
MAIN PURPOSE AND FUNCTION
You will work with people in places where design services are historically not accessible, and with communities who normally do not have access to design. We are looking for a design focused architect with extensive technical delivery experience. You will be responsible for overall project delivery, from managing pre-design engagement activities, research, consultant coordination, schematic design in a number of mediums (sketch, model, digital), design development, construction documentation, construction administration and overall project management .
Projects include the design and delivery of low rise medium density housing and design/documentation of a public space building. While the position is based in Dallas, it may support work in all of our offices and will engage in broader organizational discourse.
WE VALUE TEAM MEMBERS WHO:
Are strong team players
Are committed to design excellence and critical dialogue
Thrive when given independence in the project architect role.
Enthusiastically support the implementation of architectural and/or urban design initiatives. Some travel to project sites required.
Champion our clients and partner organizations.
Enjoy being ingrained in their local community as well as supporting work in other geographies.
A commitment to people and place with a strong interest in public interest design.
The buildingcommunityWORKSHOP is a Texas based nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and making. We enrich the lives of citizens by bringing design thinking to areas of our cities where resources are most scarce. To do so, [bc] recognizes that it must first understand the social, economic, and environmental issues facing a community before beginning work.