Project Architect

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
The practice offers highly competitive salaries that reflect the appropriate level of experience.
31 May 2017
30 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Gluckman Smith is seeking a talented project architect to join its Cotswolds office.

Experience and Role

You will have at least four years qualified experience, including residential new build and refurbishment projects in Cotswold District. You should have a good knowledge of traditional and contemporary methods of construction and in-depth experience of listed buildings.  An appreciation of conservation issues is essential, along with an enthusiasm for adaptation and re-use of historic buildings and landscapes.

The role will involve providing a lead on projects of up to £3m million in value and through all RIBA work stages. You will report to the partners but be able to work with limited supervision.

You should have excellent skills of communication and ability to co-ordinate. You should be confident working directly with clients, consultants, statutory authorities and contractors. Proficiency in CAD drawing is required and the ability to sketch by hand is desirable. A firm commitment both to innovative design and professional rigour will need to be demonstrated. You will be expected to work to budgets and deliver to deadlines.

Gluckman Smith

Gluckman Smith is a contemporary design practice established in 2010 by Tom Smith and Robert Gluckman with offices in The Cotswolds and London. Our work includes private residential, commercial and cultural projects in both urban and rural locations, serving private clients, trusts and charities.

Our design process aims for an architecture which balances poetic and rational sensibilities. The practice is becoming recognised for producing buildings where fresh thinking and a refined finish are desired.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication and confidence in dealing with clients
  • An understanding of traditional construction methods and detailing
  • Knowledge of Conservation
  • Knowledge of NBS and writing specifications
  • Good understanding of Building Regulations
  • An intuition for good design
  • Ability to work as a team and collaborate with colleagues and other consultants
  • Understanding of Planning system and experience of Cotswold District
  • An ability to work to deadlines

Please provide your CV with examples of your work. Applications may be made by post or email. No agencies please.

Gluckman Smith

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Campden House Estate

Chipping Campden GL55 6UP

+44 (0)1386 257797