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Urban Designer

  • Salary: £35.00 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job reference: BBBH369564_1503475863

Job description

Anderselite has an exciting opportunity which would be suitable for a graduate Urban Designer based in Surrey. The duties and role will combine tasks and skills relating to master planning as well as Urban Design which includes the analysis on a macro site - wide basis as well as the more micro scale considerations inherent in the architectural design of individual buildings and groups of buildings on complex urban and semi urban UK & International sites.

The role will require an inherent understanding of the role of Urban Design and Master planning being the precursor and informant of the subsequent architectural design stages. You will be required to work on projects during the development stages of the architectural design including, but will not be limited to:

* analysis and development of architectural building briefs

* development of accommodation schedules, spacial planning

* design development of individual buildings and groups of buildings following the production of, and during the development of, the overall masterplan stages

* graphical and written presentation of the developing and developed design.

Key Responsibilities

Involvement within in the site analysis, urban design and master planning of a wide variety of residential led and mixed-use sites in the UK and abroad. Work will include, but will not be limited to:

* site visits

* analysis of the site and its local and regional context in terms of constraints (physical, legislative, socio and economic) and opportunities

* analysis and development of briefs

* development of site-wide concepts and strategies (landscaping, transportation, access, extent and type of development)

* high quality professional hand drawn graphical and written presentation of analysis and urban design and master planning designs

* research into appropriate past and present urban, resort and other relevant design theories and models.

Experience and Qualifications

* A post-graduate degree in Urban Design

* Ability to understand the intellectual issues relating to urban design and master planning

* An affinity with Landscaping design issues - especially high quality public realm design of public and private spaces

* Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of current urban design strategies and its future evolution;

* Good knowledge of the planning system and development control, particularly in preparing planning application drawings and documents.

* Demonstrable ability to hand draw masterplans to a high degree of accuracy, excellence and future deliverability

* Quick and clear drawing abilities

* Computer literacy essential, especially Photoshop and InDesign as well as 3D modelling tools such as Sketchup.

* Ability to influence design of documentation and publications.

* BIM Revit experience would be advantageous

Personal Qualities

* Excellent clear and concise communication skills;

* Team orientated and self-motivating;

* Empathy with client and key stakeholder groups to communicate and progress design ideas in large teams and large masterplan projects

* Enthusiastic and professional attitude;

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