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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

APDesign Newsletter 3.15.12

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

Internship Position Information
Contact Information Firm Name: Callison Firm Website Address: http://mycareer.callison.com/2012/01/12/available-here-scholarships-internships/ Contact Name: Ms. Erin Arneson Contact Title: Associate KSU Alumnus: Yes Work Phone: (206) 623-4646 Fax: (206) 623-4625 Firm Address: 1420 Fifth Avenue #2400 Seattle, WA 98101

Position Details Position(s) Available: 4 Title: Student Scholarship and Summer Internship Compensation: 4,000 scholarship plus stipend Times Available: Spring/Summer Internship Application Closing Date: March 24th, 2012 Internship Start Date: May 31st, 2012 Internship End Date: August 31st, 2012

Application response requirements: Letter of Interest Resume Listing of relevant coursework Portfolio samples

College Major: ARCH IAPD

Company Overview / Description (size of firm / type of projects) I am posting the scholarship/internship opportunity at my firm here since I’m a KSU alum. Application or inquiries are to be directed via email to employment@callison.com, but if you have any other questions feel free to email me.

Callison is a large architecture firm located in downtown Seattle, with work in Commercial, International, Retail, etc.

Job Description I’m not sure of actual start and end dates for the internship, and put in approximate dates. Please email employment@callison.com or see website for further details.

Required experience, knowledge, skills and abilities See website page for details.

Internship Position Information 
Contact Information Firm Name: Kirkpatrick & Associates, Inc. Firm Website Address: www.susankirkpatrick.com Contact Name: Amanda Anderson Contact Title: Interior Designer KSU Alumnus: Yes Work Phone: (505) 342-0402 Fax: (505) 342-0411 6608 Second Street NW Albuquerque, NM 87114

Position Details Position(s) Available: 1 Title: Interior Design Intern Compensation: Hourly Compensation - Amount TBD Times Available: Summer Internship Application Closing Date: April 13th, 2012 Internship Start Date: May 7th, 2012 Internship End Date: August 17th, 2012

Application response requirements: Letter of Interest Resume Portfolio samples

College Major: IAPD

Company Overview / Description (size of firm / type of projects) Kirkpatrick & Associates, Inc. creates outstanding hospitality interiors. We specialize in mid-range hotels and incorporate the latest industry trends and technologies into our designs and specifications. We believe that by working harder to develop custom designs for carpet, furnishings, and art we can provide our clients with the best possible interiors for their investment. We provide overall design, FF&E specifications and FF&E purchasing. www.susankirkpatrick.com www.facebook.com/kirkpatrickassociates

Job Description Responsibilities: Support office and design staff in assigned intern based work, and may perform other duties as assigned and required. Assist interior designers with CAD or Revit drawings. Assist with FF&E specifications and purchasing. Follow up on purchase orders and pricing requests as needed. Assist with project colorboards. Internship start and stop dates are tenative and can be altered to fit student’s class schedule.

Required experience, knowledge, skills and abilities Qualifications: AutoCAD proficiency required. Revit knowledge is a plus. Proficient in Word & Excel. Completion of the third year of an Interior Design or Interior Architecture CIDA accredited program. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong ability to work as a team member. Highly motivated, self-starter who is comfortable communicating over the phone with our vendors. Must have attention to detail, excellent organization and communication skills. Must be able to juggle several projects simultaneously and multi-task. Demonstrated ability to design and create using technical and creative skills in color and space planning. Works well in a fast-paced environment.

Employment Opportunity Position Information Contact Information Firm Name: E+A Architecture Firm Website Address: www.eplusa-arch.com Contact Name: Charles Reitzel Contact Title: Project Manager KSU Alumnus: Yes Work Phone: 314-241-4566 Fax: 314-241-4939 Firm Address: 1006 Olive Street Suite 200 St. Louis, MO 63101

Position Details Position(s) Available: 1 Type: Entry Title: Intern Architect Compensation: varies Application Closing Date: May 31st, 2012

Application response requirements: Letter of Interest Resume College Major: ARVH

Company Overview / Description (size of firm / type of projects) E+A Architecture is a small Creative Architecture studio with a focus on Housing (multi-family, senior, student, loft conversion, single family, affordable, modular), Historic Adaptive Reuse, Urban Infill, Mixed-Use Development, and Sustainable Design.

Job Description We are looking for creative and energetic candidates with 1-3 years of experience and a Professional Architecture Degree to add to our team. We are based out of St. Louis, Missouri, please visit our website or Facebook page for a sample of the broad range of project types we handle.

Required experience, knowledge, skills and abilities Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university. Proficiency in Archicad, Revit and/or other 3D modeling programs.

Employment Opportunity
Position Title: 3D Visualization Specialist

Date Available: May 6, 2012

Description: POPULOUS is a global design practice specializing in creating environments that draw people and communities together for unforgettable experiences. Our firm is seeking a summer intern for our Marketing Department.

Employee Type: Full Time

Description: We are currently looking to add an instrumental part of our creative design team, vital to the production of 3D visualization content in support of Populous Activate, our branded experiential environments group, product development/design, and marketing efforts.

Responsibilities: The candidate will work within a dynamic creative environment, providing high-level 3D conceptual realization of design work in a variety of image and media formats.

Inventive, creative design thinking, collaborative skill, architectural place making, spatial and environmental design ability, branding development, story creation, and graphic design sensibility is a requisite.

The candidate should be highly adaptable, having a diverse skill set and comfort level working in multiple media platforms. Capabilities should include illustration talents, computer generated renderings, animations, and the production of motion graphics in various forms for visual communication of the conceptual idea.

Specific Skills: Extensive experience with a NURBS modeler. Rhino and/or Alias is preferred. Rendering experience, 3DS Max + Vray or Brazil r/s or Maxwell. Experience with Inventor and/or Solidworks software’s Strong sketching and freehand drawings skills. Ability to create quick sketches to convey/sell an idea is critical Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Animation, Motion Graphics and video editing skills Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Fine Arts or Computer Animation Degree or Industrial Design Strong communication skills, team oriented, self-driven work ethic and ability to meet fast paced project demands

POPULOUS offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit package, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits. To apply, submit your resume to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1293901.

AIAS ROOF DESIGN COMPETITION

Spread the word to your chapter, fellow students, and even faculty members about this easy & exciting roof design competition. Registration fee is waived for AIAS members. The chapter with the most submissions will receive one complimentary registration to 2012 AIAS Grassroots Leadership Conference! 

AIAS and IBHS are asking students and professionals to design a roof that will be resistant to hurricane force winds. Make it aesthetically pleasing and architecturally interesting. Beauty and unique designs are the goal. The real exposure of your talent, though, will come in making something engaging but also able to withstand powerful natural elements. 

The winning entries will be constructed to spec and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety will test your design at their testing facility. 

First Place Student $1,500
Second Place Student $750 
Third Place Student $500 

Registration Deadline: March 15
Submission Deadline: May 1 

For competition guidelines, submission requirements, site selection, and more visit the IBHS/AIAS Competition web site: http://ibhs.aias.org/ 

LEAN CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE EVENT

Victaulic Company, an international manufacturer of construction products used in the commercial, institutional, industrial, energy, and process markets, also provides engineering services to contractors across the United States on a contract basis including CAD, BIM and 3D modeling. John Rutt and Dina Manoway will highlight the processes used and results seen throughout their 10-year journey to implement lean concepts into manufacturing and production as well as the engineering services and administration aspects of the business.  

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP
1201 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO  64106

Check-in at 4 p.m.

Presentation and Social Time 4:30-7 p.m. 

Go to http://image.exct.net/lib/ff051272756406/m/1/May+2012+Event_distributed.pdf for more information or to register. 

Continuing Education credit will be available for several professional organizations, including AIA, Johnson County Contractor Licensing, and for CPAs and other financial professionals. If you wish to receive credit through one of these organizations or would like assistance in reporting attendance to another professional organization, please contact Tiffany Moore at 816.595.4143 or by email at tmoore@buildersassociation.com.

AYERS SAINT GROSS INFO IN WEIGEL LIBRARY

Are you interested in the K-State Master Plan redesign? Stop by Weigel Library and check out some posters we’ve received from the Baltimore planning and architecture firm, Ayers Saint Gross. This firm will be creating a new Master Plan based on survey information, meetings with a series of stakeholder focus groups and open campus meetings. For more information about this process, please refer to the K-State website:http://www.k-state.edu/masterplan/

2012 YUAN YE AWARD: INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE GRADUATE PROJECT/THESIS COMPETITION

The Yuan Ye Award competition supports and sponsors design competitions to contribute to the education of all landscape architecture students.

Competitions offer a good opportunity to young graduates to show themselves and receive acknowledgement of their work and design level. Furthermore, participants compete among students from a broad range of background and are evaluated by diverse juries of experts. Competitions can also assist instructors with developing a repertoire of design challenges to use in studio courses.

We strongly encourage graduates to participate in this competition to exchange with others.

Submission deadline: May 31, 2012.

Qualification: Graduating students (undergraduates, masters and doctoral students)

What we want: Graduation project and graduation thesis about landscape architecture.

Deliverables: One image of per entry must be submitted as an email attachment.

Images must be 2560 x 1600 JPEG images. Graduation thesis must be submitted PDF as an email attachment. 

Evaluation: Graduation project/thesis evaluated both by diverse juries of experts and voted online. 

Awards: Certificates and prizes; online exhibition and exhibition; and publication of award-winning projects and theses. 

Contact us
1409 Room, Gan Jia Kou Tower,
No.17 Sanlihe Street,
Haidian District, Beijing, China
Zip Code:100037

Tel:(86)010-88364851 \(86)010-88361443

Fax:(86)010-88365357 \(86)010-88361443

E-mail: messagefj@126.com

ONE LAB: FUTURE CITIES

Terreform ONE is now accepting applications for ONE Lab 2012: Future Cities.

ONE Lab: Future Cities Summer 2012 will address the emerging discipline of global urbaneering by assembling a wide range of innovators from fields as diverse as architecture, material science, urban design, biology, civil engineering and media art.

ONE Lab provides a unique opportunity for students to learn from internationally recognized scientists, renowned designers and artists. This summer approximately 40 researchers will gather in New York City for four weeks of intense creative and scientific exploration.

ONE Lab: Future Cities Summer 2012 will feature a design studio, future cities seminars and future cities workshops to rethink the possibilities for urban life in our metropolis hereafter. The studio will be offered in two levels, one for professional designers and students enrolled in professional schools or departments of design, the other for students and individuals of varied experiences and backgrounds. All workshops are beginner level and no previous knowledge or experience is required.

All candidates are asked to submit their application materials online. To review material requirements, visit: www.onelab.org/apply 

The top 10 candidates will receive scholarships up to 50 percent of the tuition. 

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Students attending the seminar series only do not need to apply.

Visit http://www.onelab.org/index.html for more information regarding program and workshop details, research, faculty and tuition.