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Architectural technician/technologist
at L+ Architects

L+ Architects is looking for an architectural technician/technologist, with a minimum of five years’ experience to join its growing practice in London.

We are considering part-time, full -time, freelance applicants.

About us

L+ Architects is a growing studio with five architects formed by Pablo Lambrechts in January 2019. In this time, the studio has taken on both commercial and residential projects. L+ Architects design philosophy is to bring the outside-in with modern, contemporary lines. We also work on interiors and landscaping, creating an ‘architecture of happiness’: we look closely at what design features help with human psychology and we are also passionate about employing passivhaus principals and aligning ecology and architecture as well as sustainability.

Pablo Lambrechts, the principal architect, comes from a commercial background and worked previously globally for a ‘star’ architect as the head of the London studio and among the many projects that he was involved in was the Google HQ in Kings Cross, the HQ for JC Decaux and working on super-lux villas in Mauritius. Pablo is a skilled architect with more than 20 years’ experience and he is keen to work on cutting edge projects as well as more standard designs whilst employing sustainable aspects, which he feels passionately about. The studio is located in East Sheen, next to Richmond Park, and is small, friendly and family-orientated. 

We see great things to come and would love you to become a part of our success.

Free street parking is available.

The role 

The architectural technologist is involved in all technical aspects of project delivery in our office, they will be tasked with intricate detailing and will be required to provide assistance and guidance to the project managers as well as producing in a timely manner drawings, detailing, and coordination activities. The technologist will be in charge of setting up strict office protocols and implementing these across the workforce as well as being instrumental in reviewing standards that clients may bring to us and noting inconsistencies or areas for potential improvement.

The technologist will also be at the forefront of new technologies, materials, and building systems that can improve the quality, cost-effectiveness and performance of L+ Architects work, and they should seek to integrate these technologies and systems into our projects to ensure that we remain technical leaders in our field. They should also be comfortable training and holding meeting with the other architects and can also expect to take a lead role in some projects as well as visiting site.

Key skills required:

  • excellent in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit and 3D software
  • brilliant Photoshop and InDesign skills (preferable)
  • in-depth knowledge of planning and UK building regulations (essential)
  • excellent design and spatial planning skills
  • strong understanding of detailing and delivery of tender packages
  • time management skills and highly organised working methods
  • able to prioritise challenging deadlines and work independently on own initiative, while also able to take instruction
  • experience of interior projects will also be deemed favourable
  • excellent written and spoken English
  • confident communicator, able to liaise with clients and project consultants
  • team player
  • good organisational skills

Start date: ASAP

Please submit your CV, portfolio and cover letter using the ‘apply’ link below. Rates are dependant on experience.

We sadly can’t reply to all applicants but we thank-you for your time.

This position is only available to applicants based in the United Kingdom