New South Wales
Chapter

2020 NSW Architecture Medallion | Phoenix Central Park | Durbach Block Jaggers and John Wardle Architects | Photographer: Martin Mischkulnig

New South Wales CHAPTER

The Institute’s NSW Chapter is headquartered at Tusculum, a heritage listed Colonial Regency villa in Potts Point. We support more than 3000 members through a wide range of programs including: CPD and public talks; publication of Australia’s longest running architectural journal, Architecture Bulletin; an extensive awards program; advocacy campaigns; and heritage services.

We actively engage with local and state government to promote best practices in urban planning and the profession in general. Since 1949, we have also maintained a register of significant architecture in NSW, focusing on 20th century heritage.

The NSW Chapter recognises the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional land owners of Tusculum. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.

Programs and Activities

Luxe on Eve | Smith & Tzannes | Photographer: Ben Guthrie

The Institute is committed to developing and promoting a strong architectural profession and advocating for safer, more sustainable communities. Learn about local and national advocacy initiatives.

Bungarribee Parklands Shelters | Stanic Harding Architects | Photographer: Simon Wood

Our Chapter and National Awards programs are an opportunity for public and peer recognition of the valuable contribution architecture makes to our communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Marion Mahony Griffin Prize winners 1999 - 2019 | Photographer: Alexander Mayes

The NSW Chapter Prizes recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals and practices. Our prizes and honours celebrate a diverse array of architectural work, encompassing culture and literature, excellence in practice, emerging perspectives on design in the public realm, distinctive bodies of work by female architects and projects and practices driven to advance the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait people.

Bridgewater Park Amenities | Urakawa Jenkins Architecture | Photographer: Guy Wilkinson Photography

Continuing Professional Development is an important avenue to improve professional knowledge and competence. CPD is compulsory for registration in NSW.

View our range of online and face-to-face CPD opportunities.

National Award for Commercial Architecture | International House Sydney | Tzannes | Photographer: Ben Guthrie

Meet our Chapter Councillors and discover our local committees helping shape our work and the built environment.

National Commendation for Commercial Architecture | Barangaroo House | Collins and Turner | Photographer: Rory Gardiner

Our Chapter hosts a range of local events celebrating architecture and catering to the profession and the broader community.

Discover upcoming events now.

Maitland Riverlink | CHROFI | Photographer: Brett Boardman

Discover more about our tailored CPD, events and programs for members in Newcastle and regional NSW.

2020 James Barnet Award winner | Bathurst Rail Museum | Integrated Design Group | Photographer: Trent Cash

The program celebrates the high level of design excellence in country NSW
and the achievements of members practicing architecture in regional and remote locations.

Looking for a room to hire or the latest architectural jobs in NSW?

Check out our notice board for the latest information. 

 

Photographer: Nik MacMillan

Senior Architect Counsellors are appointed to provide advice to members and the public on the practice of architecture on voluntary a basis.

Architecture Bulletin is the official journal of the NSW Chapter.

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Re-Framing Sofala | Jenny K Lin | The University of New South Wales | Photographer: Alexander Mayes

NSW Design and building practitioners act and regulation

DBP ACT & REGULATION RESOURCES

The Design and Building Practitioners (DBP) Act and Regulations impose multiple new obligations on design practitioners. To ensure our members are across the requirements and the implications these entail, we strongly encourage all architects practicing in NSW to familiarise themselves with the information and resources curated here.

Changes NOW IN EFFECT

Continuing Education

NSW CPD Program

Continuing professional development (CPD) activities at the NSW Chapter help members enhance their skills, gain new knowledge and insights about different aspects of the profession, and maintain registration.

Our events are curated to provide highly relevant and valuable learning opportunities for our members and the broader built environment community. They cover a broad spectrum of topics aligned to the four units of competency defined by the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) National Competency Standards in Architecture. These are design,  documentation, project delivery, and practice management.

Regional Divisions

Maitland Riverlink | CHROFI | Photographer: Brett Boardman

Newcastle Division

The Newcastle Division runs a host of events throughout the year for both members and public engagement with architecture. These events include formal CPD seminars, informal talks including Architecture on Show, the Newcastle Architecture Awards, and programs from our Emerging Architects and Graduate Network (EmAGN).

Country Division

NSW Country Division coordinates several regional CPD seminars throughout the year – known as ArchiMEET – as well as an annual three-day conference.

ArchiMEET offers attendees formal CPD points and takes place in different regional centres across NSW.

The NSW Country Division Conference offers members a full program of local and interstate speakers addressing topics relevant to regional practice.

Montoro Cellar Door | Source Architects | Photographer: Tom Ferguson

Architecture Bulletin

Journal of the NSW Chapter

Architecture Bulletin is the official journal of the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter. The NSW Editorial Committee contribute towards planning, sourcing material and editing Architecture Bulletin, which has been an important cultural focus for the NSW Chapter for more than 60 years. 

During this time, Architecture Bulletin has continued to evolve to match the expectations of members and present intelligent debate around the issues of contemporary practice in a balanced and inclusive manner.

Architecture Bulletin is read by a broad cross-section of the Institute’s membership – students, graduates, architects, academics – and others passionate about the creative act and practical dimension of architecture. Members can keep up to date with news, issues, events and social activities throughout the state.

More than 3000 people subscribe to Architecture Bulletin, with an estimated readership of more than 10,000 throughout architectural practices

Current issue - Community

This edition seeks to explore community. How does community shape architecture? How can architecture cultivate a sense of community and connection? The articles herein consider different typologies or approaches to design, where a focus on community and collaboration is central.

enquiries

For EDITORIAL enquiries, please contact bulletin@architecture.com.au.

For ADVERTISING enquiries call +61 2 9246 4055 and download the 2021 Media Kit which includes editorial guidelines, advertising rates and booking deadlines.

Patrons

Thank you to our patrons who ensure the ongoing viability of Architecture Bulletin.

Major Patron
Mirvac Design

Supporting Patrons 
Crone, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, NBRS Architecture.

The Patrons Program was first introduced in 2006. To date, Architecture Bulletin Patrons have helped fund the publication’s transition to full colour and enabled us to maintain our focus on meaningful content, debate and relevant information, without undue reliance on advertising revenue.

We invite your firm to consider the benefits of joining our other Patrons in helping the NSW Chapter continue to bring this respected publication to members and readers.

Notice Board

NSW JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a new career opportunity in New South Wales? View architectural and built environment job openings below.

Hot Black is a multi-award winning inter-disciplinary design practice for places, spaces, architecture and interiors.  We have a strong focus on delivering innovative design.  Our workplace culture is a fun and flexible team environment, but we also work hard to achieve our goals.  We like to develop our people and have strong internal progression 

 

With a recent influx of luxury residential, townhouse, duplex and industrial projects our architecture team is looking to expand.  We are searching for an architect to join our Sydney team who:

  • Is available full time
  • Has a minimum of 3+ years post graduate experience
  • Is keen to deliver innovative designs 
  • Works on projects from concept to completion 
  • Works well autonomously as well as in a team environment 
  • Has sound Revit knowledge 
  • Is a good communicator 
  • Is willing to take on a client facing role 
  • Has construction documentation experience 
  • Is willing to mentor others 
  • Is capable of running multiple projects at once 
  • Has strong time management and organisational skills 
  • Has a passion for design and an enthusiastic attitude 
  • Is willing to work collaboratively with our interiors and graphic design team 

 

Salary will be commensurate to experience.  

 

Please check out our Website and LinkedIn page to see what we’re about.

 

We are actively hiring, so if you’re keen to apply please send your CV and Portfolio to kristy@hotblack.design

About Silvester Fuller

Silvester Fuller is an award winning architecture and interior design studio based in Sydney, Australia. Behind our design process is a commitment to discover the hidden potential within each project. We approach each project as a unique challenge, yet all are focused on creating environmentally, socially and economically sustainable spaces for living.

Our work spans a broad range of project types including public, residential, commercial, hospitality and education. Our projects share a rationality of thought, often with surprising outcomes. To identify unique project concepts our team of talented architects and designers draws on expertise and perspective from a diverse range of disciplines and cultural influences. We create together from a repurposed laneway warehouse in the inner Sydney suburb of Surry Hills, land of the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation.

About the role

Silvester Fuller are currently seeking suitably qualified and motivated Senior Architects to join our growing team working across a broad range of project types and stages. We currently have multiple positions available and opportunities to work on projects including Public, Commercial, Single Residential, Multi-Residential and not-for-profit, socially responsible community projects in Australia and abroad.

Location

Sydney

Experience

  • Strong design ability and sensibility
  • Experience across all project stages
  • Strong time management and task identification skills
  • A desire to explore meaningful concept design approaches
  • Proven client, consultant and internal communication skills
  • Proactive project management ability
  • Minimum of five years post graduate experience
  • Australian based experience preferred but not essential

Knowledge

  • Archicad
  • Rhino
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • MAC OS

To apply

Email CV to: life@silvesterfuller.com

About us

Cadence & Co is a leading design studio creating exceptional places to live. We provide a fully integrated service from concept to completion offering our clients a streamlined process, expert insight and intelligent, beautiful design. Our holistic approach is founded upon transparency, communication and collaboration. We treat each project as an opportunity to challenge boundaries, pursue ideals and create something truly unique.

Our dedicated design and construction team combines a vast wealth of design and construction knowledge with technical expertise to craft buildings of award winning, exceptional quality. With a number of exciting new commissions and a growing team, we are looking for talented and passionate people to join us.

We are seeking an experienced client-facing designer who is highly capable, motivated and driven by conceptual thinking, design and detail.

 

About the role: Senior Interior Designer/Interior Architect

The role involves working on exciting residential projects from initial concept sketch design through to construction. You will be working closely with Design Team and Construction Managers in a friendly and collaborative environment. Senior Interior Designers/Interior Architects are responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of projects including detailed documentation and administration, as well as mentoring team members.

 

About you:

You will have tertiary qualifications or degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture and will have at least 8 years of industry experience, mostly in high-end residential work and be comfortable running projects independently and with others, from concept to completion. You will have excellent communication skills and will be flexible, approachable and a team player. There will be opportunities to mentor team members and drive a positive culture within the business.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and coordinate own projects, including timeline for the interior design project and estimate project costs
  • Proactively manages project variations and resulting fees
  • Develop concept design, alongside Design Principals, Project Leads and other team members
  • Contribute on projects from concept to completion
  • Contribute to design and specification of bespoke furniture, including coordination with suppliers, manufacturers and procurement team, FF&E specification, artwork selection and budget management
  • Liaise with clients to determine and advise the client goals and requirements across various projects
  • Skilled with translating client’s objectives and expectations into a visual representation
  • Responsible for establishing and communicating a clear design brief with client and project team
  • Collaborate with Design Principals, Architect, designers, estimators, and Construction Managers
  • Be a mentor to new Interior Designers and help them develop their design skills and improve their industry knowledge

 

Skills and competencies of the successful candidate:

  • 8 years + of industry experience, mostly in high-end residential work
  • Experience in detailed design, documentation, scheduling and specification for interiors
  • Knowledge of furniture design and specification essential
  • Self-motivated with strong organisational skills, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Vectorworks or ArchiCAD preferred
  • Proficiency in Adobe In-Design and Sketchup and Microsoft Office required
  • Proficiency in 3D modelling and rendering software desirable

 

We are proud of our inclusive and diverse culture, driven by our engaged and motivated team. We offer the opportunity to learn, develop and build on your current skills. Working with us will enable you to take ownership of your career and be a part of a growing business. There are flexible work options and the choice of working in Terrey Hills or Woollahra.

To apply please send your CV and a selection of relevant work in pdf (Max file size 10mb).
You can apply via our website – Cadence & Co Careers

To see our portfolio of work, check out the Cadence & Co Instagram account @cadenceandco_

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Part-time position

BESPOKE RESIDENTIAL

 

DOUBLE BAY NSW

Respected and growing practice looking for a Graduate Architect or a Student to work with Senior Architects

 

Required good design skills, a problem-solving attitude and must be ArchiCAD proficient.

Candidates must have initiative, passion & good communication skills.

 

Great opportunity to learn and grow with the company.

Nice office in a great location in Double Bay, close to public transport, park, bay and numerous cafes.

 

https://nsstudio.com.au/

https://www.instagram.com/nsstudio/?hl=en

 

Please email your resume and portfolio to admin@nsstudio.com.au

  • Exciting opportunity within a national architecture and design studio
  • Lead high-profile projects with an excellent team and inclusive company culture
  • Flexibility to WFH 2 days per week for optimal work / life balance

 

About Architectus

We are a multi-award-winning Australian architecture and design studio specialising in commercial, education, interiors, public, residential, transport and urban design.

Our design philosophy is underpinned by our 5Ps –people, place, purpose, planet, and production. We are thoughtful in our approach, and we work collaboratively with our clients and partners to create places and spaces that stand the test of time and are respected for their rationality, ingenuity, and beauty.

We take community and environmental sustainability seriously accepting responsibility for our projects’ social and ecological impact and our practice operations. We take design leadership for environmental impact, cultural heritage, economic viability, and social significance so that each precinct, building or interior space will withstand and adapt to whatever the future holds.

Working in a fast-paced, high-performing practice with a welcoming and supportive team, you will enjoy flexible work conditions, generous paid parental leave plus many more benefits. You will be based in our Sydney studio, working alongside 400 national colleagues across our Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney studios.

 

About the role

This is an amazing opportunity for a brilliant designer with 8 years of post-graduation experience to lead a high-profile project. Take your career to the next level joining a collaborative and energetic project team working alongside Architects, Planners, and other design professionals.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Accountable to the delivery of scope of services under Lead Architect/ Designer role including co-ordination and management of a large and complex consultant
    and trade partners team
  • Careful and disciplined management of team resources aligned to the deliverables; to determine conformance with the client’s requirements
  • Preparation of monthly reports detailing architectural progress and highlighting project stage deliverables yet to be completed, including decisions required of the Client (and / or other consultants) that may affect prog
  • Nurturing relationships internally and externally including with consultants and design network

 

About you

The team at Architectus looks forward to welcoming someone with:

  • Project delivery experience (minimum 8 years post-graduation) in large integrated fit out projects (multiyear), advanced technical expertise and team leadership
    credentials
  • Experience in the management of scope and deliverables aligned with the Professional Services Agreement
  • Significant experience in the coordination and management of large and complex consultant and trade partners team
  • Management of statutory compliance, Safety in Design, Digital Execution Plan requirements, and sustainability interfaces
  • Business Savvy and experience with the commercial and cultural drivers behind complex projects
  • Advanced Revit experience in addition to Adobe suite
  • Design, Documentation and Delivery experience
  • Degree qualified and/or formal qualifications in Interior Design or a related discipline

 

Employee benefits

Architectus is proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working from home options
  • Supportive and diverse workplace culture
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee referral program
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Active wellness program

 

To apply

Don’t miss this opportunity to become part of the Architectus Interiors Architecture team.

Suitable applicants are encouraged to APPLY NOW!

Architectus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we actively promote an inclusive workplace culture and encourage people form diverse cultural background and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

This position requires an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

  • Career-defining role within a national architecture and design studio
  • Work on high-profile projects within a collaborative team environment
  • Enjoy work life balance, working from home 2 days per week

 

About Architectus

We are a multi-award-winning Australian architecture and design studio specialising in commercial, education, interiors, public, residential, transport and urban design.

Our design philosophy is underpinned by our 5Ps –people, place, purpose, planet, and production. We are thoughtful in our approach, and we work collaboratively with our clients and partners to create places and spaces that stand the test of time and are respected for their rationality, ingenuity, and beauty.

We take community and environmental sustainability seriously accepting responsibility for our projects’ social and ecological impact and our practice operations. We take design leadership for environmental impact, cultural heritage, economic viability, and social significance so that each precinct, building or interior space will withstand and adapt to whatever the future holds.

Working in a fast-paced, high-performing practice with a welcoming and supportive team, you will enjoy flexible work conditions, generous paid parental leave plus many more benefits. You will be based in our Sydney studio, working alongside 400 national colleagues across our Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney studios.

 

About the role

We are seeking a high creative and adept all-rounder with a broad perspective working across a variety of projects. From large scale commercial and workplace projects, to competitions and cross sector collaborations, the ability to manage a small team, work efficiently across a variety of mediums and present verbally and visually with a confidence will be highly valued.

Your all-round skills from concept design, planning through to project documentation and delivery, including strong detailing and materials knowledge will be constantly flexed and instrumental in your success.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the development of design concepts through to documentation delivery across multiple project typologies under direction from Lead Designer,
    along with the other Leaders across Architectus
  • Contribute to / develop a strong project narrative, including preparing presentation packages alongside project leads
  • Confidently working communicating in a hybrid environment including online collaboration and in person
  • Mentor younger designers and assist with their career development
  • Deepen relationships with existing clients and where possible, assist in cultivating new relationships
  • Complete supplier and manufacturer research to resolve technical requirements and integration of the design

 

About you

We look forward to welcoming someone with an inquisitive mind, who is a true team player and keen collaborator in addition to possessing the following role requirements:

  • 6+ years post-graduation experience
  • Clear, articulate presentation style – visually, verbally and in written form
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge of construction methodology, commercial interior fit out systems, FFE suppliers, materials procurement and construction phase delivery of projects
  • Advanced knowledge of National Code of Construction and Australian Standards, particularly with regards to Interior Architecture
  • Advanced Revit documentation skills, including BIM protocols and Architectural Specifications
  • Advanced Visualisation skills including Enscape, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Attention to detail with the ability to multitask with minimum supervision
  • Organised and methodical manner of working, underpinned by creativity and personal initiative
  • Broad general knowledge of design and architecture will be a clear advantage, but is not essential

 

Employee benefits

Architectus is proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working from home options
  • Supportive and diverse workplace culture
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee referral program
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Active wellness program

 

To apply

Don’t miss this opportunity to become part of the Architectus Interiors Architecture team.

Suitable applicants are encouraged to APPLY NOW!

Architectus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we actively promote an inclusive workplace culture and encourage people form diverse cultural background and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

This position requires an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

Vic Lake Architects are based in Sydney’s Rosebery. We are known for high-end luxury multi-residential developments. Our studio is design centric with a dynamic work culture. We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.

 

Role:

Project architect/designer

  • Experience in high-end multi-residential
  • Exceptional design skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in the delivery of projects from the design phase and documentation to construction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with clients, consultants, and authorities
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team as well as work autonomously
  • Flexibility and working from home on offer
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia

 

Experience needed:

5 years post graduate experience

 

Knowledge:

  • High proficiency in ArchiCAD essential
  • Excellent understanding of ADG
  • Working knowledge of CDC process

 

Find out more info about the practice:
www.viclakearchitects.com.au and visit the career link

 

Apply:

enquiry@viclakearchitects.com.au

Archer Office are on the lookout for a registered Architect or Experienced Graduate with 3-5 years experience to work on a range of project typologies.

 

About this role:

  • Archer Office is a growing Architecture practice with a reputation for creating quality and award-winning projects that bring people together.
  • This design focused team is currently engaged in a community and innovation hub, a sports pavilion, and a performing arts venue, alongside various social housing, single and multi-residential projects.
  • The successful candidate will have experience working on projects from concept stages to tender and delivery.
  • You will have proven ArchiCAD and Adobe CS capability as well as excellent documentation and communication skills.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing design studio.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role in projects through all stages ensuring high-quality delivery.
  • Work closely with the team.
  • Prepare documentation for consultant coordination and presentation.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Collaborate with other senior team members.
  • Contribute to a positive and collaborative culture.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience gained on all project stages for local government, commercial or private residential clients.
  • Excellent technical, documentation and presentation skills.
  • 3-5 years of local experience.
  • Understanding of the BCA and Australian Standards.
  • Registered Architect or on pathway to becoming registered.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • ArchiCAD proficiency.

 

Benefits and Culture:

As part of the team you will enjoy working from a creative and centrally located studio in Sydney, on a range of interesting and challenging project types. Specific role and salary package will be commensurate with experience and can be refined to the special interests of the right candidate. More experienced candidates are also encouraged to apply.

 

Send CV and folio to: studio@archeroffice.com

www.archeroffice.com

  • From design phase to documentation
  • Award winning team
  • Lead the vision for our clients, teams and project delivery

 

Our Award winning Newcastle studio has an amazing opportunity for talented Senior Project Architects to lead the vision of how we will work in 2022 and beyond.

 

The roles available will suit both the senior experienced professional who revels in the earliest design phases of project and/or the specialists who enjoy the challenge of thorough detailed documentation specialisation that supports the client to the end of a finished project. With new and engaging projects commencing now within our Health, Education and Sport portfolios, we believe we have something engaging that will satisfy the most discerning Senior Project Architect looking for their next big career move.

 

We have career based roles that offer a wide range of Architecture and Interior Design opportunities in pure design, technical cloud based design, project leadership all the way through to pivotal, direct client commercial support roles, and we are expanding into new markets. To support this growth, we offer a unique and amazing senior leadership opportunity to an experienced senior designer to lead our team and showcase a design style and philosophy our high end corporate clients will love.

 

“The creation of great design is linked to a passion for engaging the collective expertise of our people, our clients’ stories  and communities we serve”.

 

Our culture is progressive, open, fun, creative, collaborative and dynamic and we welcome the very best talent from around the globe within our 14 studios dispersed across 9 international geographies. If you can lead teams and deliver great solutions to satisfied clients – and you are looking for creative freedom to excel, competitive remuneration and reward for success – we really need to hear from you!

 

https://dwp.com/

 

Have we got your interest? If you are a registered Architect within Australia – Please apply now!

 

Note: You will need to be currently located within Australia/NZ and hold a valid right to work within Australia.

  • Lead teams, deliver visionary design
  • Award winning team in 2022
  • From design to documentation

Our Award winning Newcastle studio continues to expand in 2022 and we need career oriented design talent wanting to be part of delivering sustainable design solutions to our local and international clients.

 

If you are an experienced Health Architect with strong consultant coordination skills, and have experience in client facing project leadership roles at an Associate Design Director or Design Director level, we want to talk to you.

 

Our pipeline of new projects is strong, and with this growth, we are looking to expand our team with enthusiastic project leaders with experience in Health design and delivery. In addition to sector based project work that caters to your passion, we can supplement your experiences with design competitions, peer coaching and our unique internal design council open phase reviews – the platform for you to create at your very best!

 

“The creation of great design is linked to a passion for engaging the collective expertise of our people, our clients’ stories and communities we serve”.

 

We believe our culture is progressive, open, fun, creative, collaborative and dynamic and we care about our environment. We believe sustainability is the heart of our design and celebrate the successes that architectural dedication and commitment brings. If international exposure is your calling, we welcome the very best talent from around the globe within our 14 studios dispersed across 9 international geographies to expand your cultural thinking and design style. 

 

https://dwp.com/

 

Have we got your interest? If you are a registered Architect within Australia – Please apply now!

 

Note: You will need to be currently located within Australia/NZ and hold a valid right to work within Australia.

  • From design phase to documentation
  • Award winning team
  • Lead the vision for our clients, teams and project delivery

 

Our Award winning Sydney studio has an amazing opportunity for talented Senior Project Architects to lead the vision of how we will work in 2022 and beyond.

 

The roles available will suit both the senior experienced professional who revels in the earliest design phases of project and/or the specialists who enjoy the challenge of thorough detailed documentation specialisation that supports the client to the end of a finished project. With new and engaging projects commencing now within our Health, Education and Sport portfolios, we believe we have something engaging that will satisfy the most discerning Senior Project Architect looking for their next big career move.

 

We have career based roles that offer a wide range of Architecture and Interior Design opportunities in pure design, technical cloud based design, project leadership all the way through to pivotal, direct client commercial support roles, and we are expanding into new markets. To support this growth, we offer a unique and amazing senior leadership opportunity to an experienced senior designer to lead our team and showcase a design style and philosophy our high end corporate clients will love.

 

“The creation of great design is linked to a passion for engaging the collective expertise of our people, our clients’ stories  and communities we serve”.

 

Our culture is progressive, open, fun, creative, collaborative and dynamic and we welcome the very best talent from around the globe within our 14 studios dispersed across 9 international geographies. If you can lead teams and deliver great solutions to satisfied clients – and you are looking for creative freedom to excel, competitive remuneration and reward for success – we really need to hear from you!

 

https://dwp.com/

 

Have we got your interest? If you are a registered Architect within Australia – Please apply now!

 

 Note: You will need to be currently located within Australia/NZ and hold a valid right to work within Australia.

  • Lead teams, deliver visionary design
  • Award winning team in 2022
  • From design to documentation

Our Award winning Sydney studio continues to expand in 2022 and we need career oriented design talent wanting to be part of delivering sustainable design solutions to our local and international clients.

 

If you are an experienced Health Architect with strong consultant coordination skills, and have experience in client facing project leadership roles at an Associate Design Director or Design Director level, we want to talk to you.

 

Our pipeline of new projects is strong, and with this growth, we are looking to expand our team with enthusiastic project leaders with experience in Health design and delivery. In addition to sector based project work that caters to your passion, we can supplement your experiences with design competitions, peer coaching and our unique internal design council open phase reviews – the platform for you to create at your very best!

 

“The creation of great design is linked to a passion for engaging the collective expertise of our people, our clients’ stories and communities we serve”.

 

We believe our culture is progressive, open, fun, creative, collaborative and dynamic and we care about our environment. We believe sustainability is the heart of our design and celebrate the successes that architectural dedication and commitment brings. If international exposure is your calling, we welcome the very best talent from around the globe within our 14 studios dispersed across 9 international geographies to expand your cultural thinking and design style. 

 

https://dwp.com/

 

Have we got your interest? If you are a registered Architect within Australia – Please apply now!

 

Note: You will need to be currently located within Australia/NZ and hold a valid right to work within Australia.

  • Lead teams, deliver visionary design
  • Award winning team in 2022
  • From design to documentation

Our Award winning Sydney studio continues to expand in 2022 and we need career oriented design talent wanting to be part of delivering sustainable design solutions to our local and international clients.

 

If you are an experienced Clinical Planner with demonstrated experience, and have a background in client facing project leadership roles at an Associate Design Director or Design Director level, we want to talk to you.

 

Our pipeline of new projects is strong, and with this growth, we are looking to expand our team with enthusiastic project leaders with experience in Health design and delivery. In addition to sector based project work that caters to your passion, we can supplement your experiences with design competitions, peer coaching and our unique internal design council open phase reviews – the platform for you to create at your very best!

 

“The creation of great design is linked to a passion for engaging the collective expertise of our people, our clients’ stories and communities we serve”.

 

We believe our culture is progressive, open, fun, creative, collaborative and dynamic and we care about our environment. We believe sustainability is the heart of our design and celebrate the successes that architectural dedication and commitment brings. If international exposure is your calling, we welcome the very best talent from around the globe within our 14 studios dispersed across 9 international geographies to expand your cultural thinking and design style. 

 

https://dwp.com/

 

Have we got your interest? If you are a registered Architect within Australia – Please apply now!

 

Note: You will need to be currently located within Australia/NZ and hold a valid right to work within Australia.

  • Lead teams, deliver visionary design
  • Award winning team in 2022
  • From design to documentation

Our Award winning Sydney studio continues to expand in 2022 and we need career oriented design talent wanting to be part of delivering sustainable design solutions to our local and international clients.

 

If you are an active work winner who can lead, motivate, develop and inspire staff to strive for a culture of excellence, we want to talk to you.

 

Our pipeline of new projects is strong, and with this growth, we are looking to expand our team with recognised expertise in RACF, ILU and Integrated Seniors Village design and delivery. In addition to sector based project work that caters to your passion, we can supplement your experiences with design competitions, peer coaching and our unique internal design council open phase reviews – the platform for you to create at your very best!

 

“The creation of great design is linked to a passion for engaging the collective expertise of our people, our clients’ stories and communities we serve”.

 

We believe our culture is progressive, open, fun, creative, collaborative and dynamic and we care about our environment. We believe sustainability is the heart of our design and celebrate the successes that architectural dedication and commitment brings. If international exposure is your calling, we welcome the very best talent from around the globe within our 14 studios dispersed across 9 international geographies to expand your cultural thinking and design style. 

 

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Have we got your interest? If you are a registered Architect within Australia – Please apply now!

 

Note: You will need to be currently located within Australia/NZ and hold a valid right to work within Australia.

Stewart Architecture is seeking an exceptional Interior Designer to join our growing team. This role encompasses design leadership, business development, client management, team leadership and collaboration. Outstanding designers are invited to apply for this role, to share and expand their skills, demonstrating leadership in both project design and office procedures. We are looking for an exceptional talent, with a solid grounding in detail documentation, product research and interior package coordination. The role requires the ability to manage projects concurrently, client liaison, briefing, material selection and site co-ordination. Ideal candidates will be flexible, able to adapt to change and be willing to help build our interiors team and capabilities.

 

Location: Canberra (Preferred) / Sydney

 

Key Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Lead and manage multiple design projects from concept to completion concurrently
  • Manage interior design and documentation files, design materials and libraries
  • Work closely with external consultants and contractors
  • Produce high quality output in diagrammatic, oral and written communications
  • Achieve profit results on major strategic projects
  • Actively seek professional guidance and input from the Directors where appropriate
  • Actively procure new business
  • Uphold client and firm confidentiality
  • Maintain and nurture client networks
  • Make strategic decisions as to priority of tasks

Team Management

  • Mentor staff in career and team based activities
  • Promote a collaborative office environment by working effectively within project teams
  • Lead and grow a team and contribute to high morale and improved process
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a collaborative office environment


Key Skills

  • Revit and Enscape/Lumion
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating previous experience from concept to delivery in a range of sectors including residential and commercial
  • Detailed knowledge of codes and standards relating to documentation and construction of interior environments
  • Strong conceptual design skills as well as excellent client liaison skills
  • Ability to manage a number of projects concurrently
  • Ability to undertake tasks efficiently and with consideration of fees allocated to a task
  • Demonstrate a commitment to champion the firm’s core values and behavioral standards
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of materials and finishes

 

Qualifications & Appointment Criteria

  1. Interior Design degree or equivalent
  2. 8+ years professional experience
  3. Demonstrated excellence in executing original design concepts
  4. Established client and trade networks
  5. Ability to represent the company in private and public settings
  6. Experience leading, managing and mentoring teams


Please note:
Remuneration will be discussed at interview and will be commensurate with experience. This position is only available for those with full working rights in Australia.

 

See application requirements on our website.

Applicants will have achieved successful registration with a relevant board and have received their individual registration number. Architects provide commercially pragmatic and technically accurate architectural service and advice to staff and clients. Architects oversee project/s within the office managing all stages of projects and may manage staff or teams of staff.

 

Location: Canberra

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a design project/s from concept to completion
  • Manage positive relationships with clients and stakeholders overcoming obstacles and mitigating risks
  • Maintain a productive project program meeting deadlines as they arise
  • Lead a project team efficiently and productively or work independently
  • Manage co-ordination of external consultants and contractors
  • Undertake project management, contract administration and post construction stage services
  • Undertake all stages work in accordance with office QA policy
  • Oversee the management of SA architectural design and documentation files
  • Actively seek professional guidance and input from the Directors where appropriate
  • Uphold client and firm confidentiality
  • Implement the firm’s core values and behavioral standards
  • Lead client and consultant meetings as required
  • Contribute to the culture of the practice through continued engagement
  • Maintain architectural registration and CPD

 

Key Skills

  • Proficient with Revit and Enscape
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict and resolve problems
  • Knowledge of Australian standards and statutory regulations
  • Detailed knowledge of codes and standards relating to documentation and construction
  • Excellent client liaison skills
  • Ability to make strategic decisions as to priority of tasks
  • Ability to schedule, plan and anticipate potential project obstacles
  • The ability to work unsupervised when consultation is not available or impractical
  • Positive attitude towards collaboration and encouragement of junior staff
  • Shows leadership qualities with the ability to manage and mentor teams


Qualifications & Appointment Criteria

  1. Architectural Registration
  2. 8+ Years experience
  3. Demonstrated management of design led projects from concept to completion
  4. Excellent design portfolio and conceptual design skills from a variety of sectors
  5. High degree of professionalism and outstanding personal presentation
  6. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

 

Please note: Remuneration will be discussed at interview and will be commensurate with experience. This position is only available for those with full working rights in Australia.

 

See application requirements on our website.

Stewart Architecture are seeking creative, energetic and driven Communications and Graphics Manager with 5+ years experience to work in our Sydney Studio. This is a new role for our growing company and offers the chance to contribute significantly to our evolution. The role includes design, communication and marketing leadership. The Communications and Graphics Manager will oversee the content, quality and delivery of media across our Canberra and Sydney studios. The role includes overseeing the management and rollout of our current re-branding being prepared with leading London based designers. The role includes direct
liason with the Practice Principal, Directors and senior team to prepare graphic material for hardcopy and digital presentation, print media, social media and other core outputs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage implementation and correct use of graphic standards across projects
  • Guide communications strategies
  • Respond to company strategic directions and goals
  • Monitor the status of projects and milestones and create unique content for external publication
  • Work with Practice Manager and Business Development Manager to understand company aspirations and goals
  • Update and manage the office Style Guide
  • Ensure consistency of visual language across all office outputs
  • Liaise with client media and marketing teams
  • Prepare and send press releases
  • Prepare internal and external flyers, brochures and posters
  • Publication of monthly newsletter
  • Manage Social media platforms
  • Manage General, client and media contact lists
  • Manage Company website – content and updates
  • Manage photographers, renderers, drone pilots and other external content contributors
  • Image licensing and ensure correct use of externally sourced imagery
  • Maintain and nurture client and industry networks

 

Key Skills / Attributes

  • Background in architecture / graphic design / marketing
  • Natural leader with outstanding written, verbal and visual communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create clear and compelling visual material
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and general enthusiasm
  • Ability to manage staff and collaborate on various projects
  • Industry awareness and genuine passion for design

 

Qualifications & Appointment Criteria

  1. Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Interiors, Graphic Design / Other
  2. 5+ years professional experience

 

Please note: Remuneration will be discussed at interview and will be commensurate with experience. This position is only available for those with full working rights in Australia.

 

See application requirements on our website.

We are seeking an experienced Architectural Draftsperson – BIM Coordinator who will accelerate our BIM framework on an exciting array of commercial architecture in the education, health, aviation and residential development space. Of key importance is your ability to work with our highly specialised team to maintain and continually develop SHAC documentation communication and software management standards

Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with SHAC drafting standards and quality procedures.
  • Establishment, comprehension and coordination of BIM Execution Plans and related BIM documentation.
  • Production of documentation including technical drawings, specifications and schedules
  • Coordination of BIM compliance and management of BIM-related software
  • Staying up to date with latest BIM technology
  • Assistance in project start-up planning to ensure optimal utilisation of BIM
  • Review and coordination of documentation and 3D Models from team members and consultant team
  • Working within our team, providing technical support, guidance, and model quality assurance
  • Work with our team to manage model setup and maintenance, monitor and establish effective BIM workflows, develop, and maintain SHAC documentation/BIM standards and procedures, and deliver collaborative multi-disciplined projects

About You:

  • Mentoring Mindset – Strong mentoring skills, particularly for less experienced drafting staff.
  • Independent Worker / Group Thinker – The ability to work independently or collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Connecting – Able to find common ground and gain personal and professional trust.
  • Creative Problem Solving – Continually finds ways to overcome challenges and obstacles.

Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Drafting, Architecture, Engineering or related discipline
  • Proven experience in architectural drafting on projects in Healthcare, Education, Workplace and/or Corporate Commercial Interiors
  • A thorough understanding of NCC and Building Code compliance standards
  • Knowledge of Australian and International BIM Guidelines or standards
  • Advanced knowledge of ArchiCAD and BIM (including BIMcloud management) gained from working on live projects
  • Advanced PC skills, specifically Microsoft Windows Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)

Benefits and culture:

  • Well-established and respected creative studio with prospects for career progression
  • Supportive, social and equitable work environment
  • Competitive remuneration
  • 5 minutes from Newcastle CBD
  • Award-winning projects

SHAC is an ISO certified Quality & Environmental Management Systems Practice.

Salary: AUD $128,681.00 per annum plus Superannuation

Employment status: Permanent

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19-day month arrangement

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Sunday 20 March 2022.

The City of Sydney is undertaking an exciting and demanding range of urban projects that will transform our city centre and our neighbourhoods!

The City Design team lead the design of key Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 projects, as well as shaping the future of Sydney’s streets and public spaces. We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Urban Designer, Landscape Architect or Architect to join the team to design a broad range of urban design projects.

To be successful you will have tertiary qualifications in urban design, landscape architecture or architecture and significant postgraduate experience in this field, especially in the public domain. Excellent illustrative and graphic communication skills are essential to this role.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply

Visit www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/careers to view or download the position description.

Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

This role will require a national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.

The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

For further information contact: Laurence Johnson, Program Manager Public Domain Strategy on 02 9246 7579

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).

Rara Architecture is a small architecture and interior design studio based in Melbourne. 

Rara comes with a strong brand presence and are quickly establishing themselves as a benchmark for leading architecture in Australia. To achieve that, they work tirelessly on building a strong cooperative team that strives toward excellence.

The work consists mostly of residential projects, including new builds, extensions and high end fit-outs. 

The current team of 3 is looking to expand into the Sydney market, so is in need of an architectural graduate with 3+ years experience to assist in planning and building permits, as well as to carry out the documentation for the interior design team.

It is highly desirable that this individual has adequate all round experience in residential projects; including preparation of town planning/ building permit packages and full documentation suites, as well as excellent knowledge of Revit.

Since Rara is a small practice, all employees must take responsibility to meet monthly targets and learn to work to a degree of autonomy. To achieve those responsibilities, the ideal candidate should possess:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Australia, preferably in Melbourne or Sydney
  • Exceptional Revit skills
  • A thorough understanding of the BCA, Rescode and the planning schemes

Some other ideal skills include – a proactive work approach, high level attention to detail, initiative to assist the team and problem solve, friendly demeanor, ability to understand client requests, highly organised, good understanding of building materials as well as construction costs.

Employment terms are negotiable for the right candidate.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and Portfolio to wesley@raraarchitecture.com.au 

Key points

  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced Residential Architect
  • Attractive salary on offer in flexible work environment
  • Modern offices, approachable friendly team

Job summary

Golden opportunity with progressive Architectural, Project Management company specialising in high end residential.

Our Company

The Site Foreman is a well-established Architecture and Project Management company offering a unique turn-key style approach to Residential Design, Tender and Project Management. Custom new home designs, major renovations, alterations and additions are the core of the business, with a fast developing portfolio of medium density and multi-residential projects. From its home of Sydney’s Inner West, The Site Foreman services a broad range of clients locally and along the eastern seaboard from the Northern Beaches, through the upper and lower North Shore, the Eastern Suburbs to the Sutherland Shire. The Site Foreman’s team of talented professionals in residential architecture, construction project management, financial management, and client services successfully deliver an average of 100 projects a year to very happy clients.

The Role

Due to the continued growth and innovative expansion of architectural services available to our clients, the Design Department is expanding and has a full time role for a dedicated and professional Design Architect. You will be positioned across a range of varied residential projects including new high end dwellings and alterations and additions. This will be an evolving and varied role with no two days the same that will require the successful candidate to be motivated, self-sufficient and able to design in accordance with the brief provided by the client.

Your Profile / Key Criteria

  • Focus in Residential Architectural design, both in terms of Duplex, New Builds, Major Alterations & Additions
  • Strong Residential knowledge about construction materials used in Australian residential construction
  • You must be a registered architect with a minimum (5) years working within a Residential Architectural practice (preferably single dwelling).
  • Proficient REVIT skills
  • Ability to learn independently by reading, observing, trial and error and researching
  • Ability to follow procedures and work with minimal supervision
  • Capacity to understand the whole picture and the details simultaneously
  • Understanding of client’s financial and time constraint
  • Class 2 Design Practitioner registration is preferable, not essential.
  • You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

Job benefits & perks

  • Motivated and driven team
  • Flexible work environment
  • Trained Graduate Architect will support you in the role
  • Modern offices, located in Croydon & Double Bay
  • Supportive and approachable management
  • Regular team building events

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you feel you have what it takes, please email your application to stephen@thesiteforeman.com.au with your resume, and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience in Residential Architecture & Revit. Please also attach or send via DropBox your Design Portfolio (max. 5 mb), alternatively we will ask for this should you be shortlisted.

You Must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident to apply for this role.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Architectural Projects is a design practice with a focus on high-end residential prospects individual and multi unit, commercial, heritage and public projects seeks an exceptional Project Architect to join their team. The practice often forms part of a multi-disciplinary architectural team for larger projects and undertakes numerous urban and architectural research projects, publications and exhibitions and is involved with various twentieth century modernist Architectural societies. A strong emphasis on design that challenges our clients while providing functional, yet innovative design solutions is our focus.

We require a Project Architect with the following skills and qualities:

  • Self motivated
  • A demonstrated passion for architecture and design
  • Inventive
  • Solution seeker
  • Systematic work method
  • Able to efficiently programmed work
  • Advanced skills in ArchiCAD24
  • Strong design and documentation skills essential
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to work well in a small design team
  • 5 yrs+ post degree experience (minimum)
  • Documented experience as a Project Architect
  • Good liaison skills with authorities

Salary negotiable.

City fringe location 2 mins from station

Email CV and portfolio to evelyne@architecturalprojects.net.au or for information on Architectural Projects visit

http://www.architecturalprojects.net.au/

Are you an experienced Senior Architect ready for a change?

About Architectus

We are a top-tier architecture and design studio with specialist expertise in commercial, education, interiors, public, residential, transport, urban design and planning. With a team of more than 410, our insightful and human-centric design approach is combined with a collaborative ethos and digitally agile culture to create unique places with distinct identities across all projects.

Whether extracting insights, detecting challenges or visualising solutions, we embrace change and drive innovation across our studios to deliver more – creatively, accurately and efficiently. We recognise the work of the team; with shared collaborative attitudes ensuring the best research, technology and outcomes for projects, clients and stakeholders are achieved.

Your Role

As a leader within our business, your responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to business development and marketing processes
  • Client project relationship management from a technical and design perspective
  • Partnering with the project leader to ensure they’re informed of all technical and design job aspects
  • Recommending technical document production for project
  • Managing delivery of approved technical and design document production

Input and perform network development, knowledge management, employee mentoring, operational improvement, and design review processes initiatives

Your Experience

We look forward to welcoming someone with:

  • Registered Architect with 6+ years post-graduate experience
  • Prior experience gained within large commercial office building
  • Strong understanding of the key elements of a commercial building (laying out, cores, façade)
  • Design focused, with a proven track record in leading design
  • Comfortable leading and mentoring a team
  • Exemplary design communication skills to convey design concepts through imagery and diagrams
  • Comfortable and capable in using Revit, Indesign and 3D software

Architectus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we actively promote an inclusive workplace culture and encourage people form diverse cultural background and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Please apply via our careers page: https://architectus.com.au/careers/

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