Housing Studio Architect
Posted Wednesday, January 6
LHB has an exciting opportunity for an Architect to join our award-winning Housing Studio. The LHB Housing Studio consists of a 20-person team with a passion for and commitment to collaborating with a wide variety of clients in the creation of socially impactful housing through innovative and environmentally sensitive design.
Experience in aspirational yet cost-contained multi-family housing design, including innovation in building envelope performance and resident life enrichment, is a prerequisite for this position. Our team aspires to create regenerative communities through a supportive studio culture that fosters curiosity and embraces diversity.
We seek staff who will represent LHB’s Core Values and Core Focus areas:
LHB Core Values:
• Healthy Relationships: Caring, Humble, Empathetic, Honest, Trusting, Personable
• Technical Excellence: Highest Quality, Craftsmanship, Creative, Innovative
• Dedication: Family, Coworkers, Clients, Community
• Responsiveness: Know our Client, Be a Change Agent, Be Flexible
LHB Core Focus:
• Purpose: Provide Clients with High Quality and Innovative Design services
• Our Niche: Provide Comprehensive Design Services
• Candidates must have:
o Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited institution
o Licensure to practice architecture (and the ability to obtain State of Minnesota licensure)
o 5+ years of architectural experience
o Proficiency in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite & Sketchup
o Exceptional project work reflecting design and graphic presentation skills
o Experience with and knowledge of wood frame building systems and technology
o Experience with multi-family residential building and energy codes
• Ideal qualifications include:
o Experience with affordable housing financing requirements and processes
o Experience with housing-specific sustainable design initiatives including Green Communities, LEED, B3, Energy Star, PHIUS and/or similar
o Experience with existing building assessments and renovation
o Experience with construction administration services
LHB is a multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, and planning firm known for our design leadership and commitment to providing design services to clients. We have been recognized as one of the Top 150 Workplaces by the Star Tribune, by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as a Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms, and as an EP (Emerging Professional Friendly Firm) through AIA North Central States Region.
Please submit resume and portfolio with application.
Closing Date: January 25, 2021
LHB does not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Upon receipt of an offer of employment, applicants must be able to successfully complete pre-employment onboarding requirements that will include a criminal/civil background check and drug screen, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
LHB is a multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, and planning firm known for our design leadership and loyalty commitment to providing design services to clients. We provide specialized design services through a studio structure addressing the following market segments: education, public works, pipeline, industrial, housing, healthcare, government, and commercial design. LHB is dedicated to environmentally responsible stewardship, long term operating cost reduction, and the enhanced quality of life of our clients and the communities in which they live and work.
The LHB team includes Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural Engineers, and Land Surveyors. LHB provides community planning, site, utility, systems, and building design, services. We create performance-based designs; utilizing that measure success with Performance Metrics™and utilize high performance guidelines including ENERGYSTAR and LEED, and measuring success with Performance Metrics™.
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