10 architectural professions focused on sustainability and urban ecology | New

Continuing with the weekly Archinect jobs highlights, we’ve compiled a list of companies that put sustainability and green design/research at the forefront of their practices. If you’re an experienced architectural designer or architect with a passion for environmentally focused projects, check out these six companies below. Be sure to check the Archinect job board for new jobs listed daily.

1 Great Jones Alley by BKSK Architects. Image rendering by MARCH/courtesy BKSK Architects.

BKSK Architects, LLP seeks a Sustainability Coordinator
Location:
New York, NY
Level of experience: 1-3 years

Details: “Founded in 1985, BKSK Architects is a New York-based firm specializing in socially, contextually and ecologically engaged design. […] We are looking for a sustainable development coordinator with 1-3 years of experience to join BKSK’s sustainable design team. The group is growing to fulfill its commitment to deliver healthy, resilient and sustainable projects in New York. We are looking for a full-time designer/coordinator position to integrate into ongoing projects. This effort is used to inform design decision making at all stages. The role will assist studio design teams and outline opportunities to clients on methods of creating high performance, low energy buildings.” Read more here.

*The firm is also hiring a Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Kieran Timberlake is looking for a researcher in urban ecology
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Details: “KieranTimberlake is currently seeking an Urban Ecology Researcher to join our team. Our design practice includes over 85 professionals from diverse backgrounds and is recognized worldwide as a leader in design sustainable. […] The urban ecology researcher will be a member of Kieran Timberlake Research Group and will work alongside peer environmental researchers to advance the search for resilient design solutions for buildings and cities. They will be responsible for applying their understanding of natural systems and ecological design principles to support architectural and research project teams.” Read more here.

Off-Grid Home by Hawaii Off-Grid Architecture and Engineering. Image © Shawn Hanna via Habitat.

Hawaii Off-Grid Architecture and Engineering seeks Junior/Project Architect and Project Architect
Location:
haiku, hello

Junior/Project Architect Details: “A local Maui architecture firm that focuses on sustainability and modern design is looking for a new team member(s) […] This position requires experience in ArchiCad, AutoCAD, Rhino, 3D modeling and the Adobe suite as part of the design and documentation process. Experience with 3D printers, Monday Project Management software, renewable energy and construction experience is a plus. This is not a remote position as we are a creative studio company. Some days you can work from home, but you have to be prepared to be in the office because that’s where the creativity and collaboration is.” Learn more here.

Project Architect Details: “A local Maui architecture firm that focuses on sustainability and modern design is seeking new team member(s) to assist our Educational Projects Division. Successful candidates will have a Masters or Diploma architectural professional and 5 to 10 years of experience in a professional setting […] This position requires experience in AutoCAD, ArchiCad, 3D modeling and the Adobe suite as part of the design and documentation process. Experience with 3D printers, Monday Project Management software, renewable energy and construction experience is a plus. This is not a remote position as we are a creative studio company.” Read more here.

New Ecology Inc seeks VP of Green Building Services
Location:
Boston, MA

Details: “New Ecology, Inc. is seeking a Vice President of Green Building Services. Candidates should have strong management skills, knowledge of sustainability, people skills and team building skills. , and an entrepreneurial spirit.This role represents a rare opportunity for a proven leader to work for an organization that is at the forefront of green building innovations and making real impact at the intersection of equity and of climate change. The Vice President will be responsible for developing and directing the work of the New Ecology Green Building Team and coordinating with the New Ecology President and Executive Team to advance the mission and the vision for the organization. This is a hybrid position based in the Boston office. Learn more here.

Courtyard of Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California office. Image reproduced with the kind permission of EHDD.

EHDD is looking for 2 Designers and 2 Project Architects
Location:
San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA

Details: “EHDD is an award-winning company that provides architectural, interiors, planning and urban design services for educational, residential, institutional, commercial and civic clients.” They are looking for two project architects and two designers in their offices in San Francisco and Seattle. “EHDD is not a departmentalized office; instead, we are organized around each specific project, and we keep key personnel on that project from start to finish. Our designers benefit from this philosophy by gaining extensive experience early in their career development. […] EHDD offers a great working environment and interesting building types including aquariums, museums, academic institutions, laboratories, libraries, student accommodation, and commercial and residential developments. “Learn more here.

To Be Done Studio is looking for an Architectural Designer
Location:
washington d.c.

Details: “TBD is currently seeking a Design Associate to work on architectural, urban and rural design projects. Our office is based in Washington, DC, and we work nationwide. This role will report to the Principal Designer in architecture. […] The To Be Done studio strives to create lasting and impactful solutions to the multi-faceted issues facing many communities across our country; we work upstream and downstream of the challenges. We source and engage local and thematic experts to ensure we are well informed before designing. We design robust solutions that consider social, environmental and climate change sustainability. Sometimes we see the job through and do the building/manufacturing ourselves.” Read more here.

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