Front Europe Ltd (UK) is a specialist technical consulting firm seeking an experienced Facade Consultant with a university degree in Architecture; native English-speaking.
The day to day role and responsibilities of the Facade Consultant include technical presentations, coordination, and hands-on collaboration with architects as well as the facade construction industry for the design, development, and review of complex architectural facade systems, by combining practical knowledge of facade construction & materials with computational methods to enable advanced levels of facade system design and optimization.
General Qualifications required: Prior work experience in the technical design of bespoke facade systems for the new construction of iconic award-winning architecture projects that are able to achieve both contemporary design aesthetics and meet challenging technical criteria such as those required by high-rise projects, double skin cavity walls, or other complex assemblies and geometries. Prior knowledge and practical work experience with global facade procurement and logistics, shop drawing review, factory and construction review of a broad range of custom facade systems including curtainwall, cladding, large format curved glass, fabrics, stamped metal, metal mesh. Applicants must have substantial experience in a lead technical consulting role on large-scale projects with construction value exceeding 100 million euros each, and have public speaking experience at conferences that demonstrate peer recognition of their level of expertise.
Special skills required: Must have expert level of proficiency in 3D construction data modeling and computational methods for architecture, with proven work experience creating custom tools in C# and Python for form-finding, optimization algorithms, automation methods for FEA modeling and fabrication drawing production, for the design and construction of geometrically complex large-scale facades .
Reply by email with resume and examples of relevant work (max 10pages, 5MB) to HR(dot)UK(at)Frontinc.com with the Subject: Front Europe Ltd 1 - Architect
Job Posting Date: October 4, 2017
Application Closing date: November 2, 2017