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April 19, 2013
April 02, 2013
This Thursday at Lippitt House, PPS will continue the "What Makes a Great Building" series with architect Donald Powers.The series, which began in 2012, gives local architects get the chance to discuss notable Providence buildings they admire alongside examples of their own design. Registration at 5:30pm, event starts at 6:00. Tickets are $10 - register here.
Union Studio Principal Doug Kallfelz in conversation with Diana Johnson, independent art consultant and 195 Commission member, and Buff Chace, Managing General Partner of Cornish Associates, partner in the Greater Kennedy Plaza partnership.
Two areas of our city are currently the focus of planners and prognosticators. Both Kennedy Plaza and the Jewelry District seem full of promise, but are stuck in a holding pattern. While we wait for the longed-for influx of "cranes and cash," is there a more temporary or seasonal approach to enriching these districts? Looking back at Providence's rich history of ephemeral architecture, Kallfelz discusses the near future with Johnson of the 195 Commission, and Chace of the Greater Kennedy Plaza/Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy. The event starts at 5pm and is free to the public. Click here for details.
March 14, 2013
New projects, projects in construction, and projects that now have graphics!
Three historic "cottages" located on the grounds of the Pastore Government Center in Cranston, RI have been used since the mid 1970's as general government office space. Each of the three 2,500 sf buildings is wood framed with a full single layer brick façade. The State of RI recently hired the Union Studio to renovate the three buildings to meet
January 03, 2013
We're looking to hire an intern architect/architectural designer with 3 to 5 years experience who is strongly committed to the principles of New Urbanism. The ideal candidate shares Union Studio's commitment to tradition as the foundation for truly creative work, to sustainable planning and building practices, and to an exceptional level of design competence. He/she strives for professional excellence at every level and is passionate about making a contribution to the health of new and existing communities through architecture and urban design. A sense of humor and willingness to share the load within a growing office is a plus.
This position involves supporting a project team with presentation drawings, design and construction documentation. Union Studio is committed to the state of the art technology. As one of the earliest firms to adopt AutoDesk Revit as our primary design and documentation software, we have made a full transition to BIM. Auto-Cad, Sketch-Up, 3-D studio Viz supplement our digital arsenal. The ideal candidate is proficient on a BIM platform. Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite is also a plus.
We offer excellent benefits including health insurance, a 401K plan, and sponsored educational opportunities. We are an equal-opportunity employer.
Interested professionals should email a resume, cover letter and a digital portfolio sample to the attention of Dana Powers, Director of Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
December 20, 2012
Union Studio celebrates our first (and hopefully ONLY) Bad Holiday Sweater Event
We have a lot to be grateful for this year... and we hope that 2012 has been good to you as well. As the year wraps up, we'd like to extend a hearty thank you to our amazing clients, new and old, and to the engineers, consultants and builders who join forces to make projects a shared success.
To all friends of Union Studio, we wish you a healthy and prosperous 2013!
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