At NORR, our residential architecture portfolio spans decades and project types. We provide design, master planning and landscape architectural services to create sustainable multi-family communities across Canada, the US and UK. From urban centers to luxury residential apartment complexes, townhomes and rental housing, our residential team works to design built environments with long-term value.
For more information on the types of residential projects we have been involved in please go here.
As an Architectural Designer / Architect you will apply and integrate technical detailing and material technologies to develop design solution into a concise set of construction documents. Using your ability to analyze and understand design intent you will produce efficient and effective technical design solutions. You will work with members of the design team to develop design solutions appropriate to the context, budget, and aesthetic requirements of architectural projects. You will use your knowledge of detailing, building materials, building codes, and construction technologies to collaborate with other professional disciplines and have opportunities to coordinate the design through all phases of the project.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develops technical designs and edits architectural drawings to ensure an exemplary solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines, and budgetary requirements.
Performs design activities such as programming, code research, material and building systems research, laying out program components, and calculation of program and building areas
Evaluates site conditions and performs site surveys
Reviews project products, services, and shop drawings
Processes permit response letters and coordinates revisions with engineers and consultants to obtain necessary documentation and permits
Coordinates with contractor, sub-consultants, or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns
Experience in all phases of the project cycle is required
Architectural design software skills including Revit, AutoCAD and other architectural design software
Familiarity with MEP and Structural building systems and building codes is required
Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
Registered with a relevant professional architectural association is an asset
7-11 years of project work experience
experience in mixed use multi-family and commercial projects
NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 800 professionals is active in 12 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 85-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.