Architectural Assistant (Intern)

Internship By Methodic Practice
  • London
  • Expenses

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Architectural Assistant (Intern)

Overview / intern Job Purpose

Methodic Practice is a young and dynamic architectural and landscape design studio based in Clapham, London.The practice portfolio comprises ecological architecture, refurbishment, master planning and landscape design in private, public and commercial sectors. We have experience in new buildings and landscapes set in urban, suburban and rural locations with a focus on providing innovative solutions to difficult sites.
The team includes qualified professionals in sustainable construction who are dedicated to creating buildings with low environmental impact.
All of our projects are treated with great consideration and our holistic approach ensures delivery of the highest quality results. A range of appropriate services are provided to maximise the return on our clients' investment.
The post will support the work of the team, and will be given the opportunity to input his/her ideas on the specific work she/he may be assigned to. We are looking for someone fresh, pro-active with a can-do attitude. Duration: 3 to 6 months
Main tasks:

-Researching and developing solutions to architectural problems.
-Preparation of sketch, working and presentation models as required
-Assisting in preparing presentation materials by CAD and by hand for internal and external purposes
-Assisting in drafting and amending concept and detail designs by CAD and by hand
-Assisting in the maintenance of office and project files, printing / scanning drawings and preparing -drawing issues. Maintaining project QA records.
-Researching project briefs, materials and construction products and systems, including using the office library and electronic information retrieval systems
-Assisting with the preparation of specifications and written contract documentation
-Observing relevant internal and external meetings and making notes where appropriate.
-Attending site meetings with the project architect and making notes where appropriate.
-Work shadowing and observation of activities within the practice for the purpose broadening the post holder’s professional experience

Requirements for the applicant:

Proficiency with Mac, Vector Works, Adobe CS, Sketch Up and/ or other 3D software programs
A working level of verbal and written English
Highly motivated, passionate and capable candidates who wish to gain hands-on experience of working on small residential and commercial projects from initial design to practical completion
Non prior experience required

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