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We are currently seeking candidates for our urban design and planning internship program in our Seattle office. We have one position available for summer 2019 (June – September). This individual will supplement and work within our multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive urban design, landscape architecture, and/or planning services for various projects. We are interested in exceptional candidates with strong analytical, communication and technical skills who are passionate and involved in community building and transit-related work at all scales. Applicants with either a planning background with an urban design specialization/focus, or combined architecture, landscape architecture, and/or planning background will be considered. Prior office experience is not required.

Experience Requirements

  • 0 – 3 years of previous related work experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC, CAD & SketchUp highly desired.
  • Fluency with digital model rendering, GIS, and hand sketching a plus
  • Skilled in the preparation of graphic presentation material

Key Skills

  • Dedicated team player, excellent communicator, a self-starter possessing analytic and problem solving capabilities
  • Creative thinker with confidence to contribute new ideas and research to the firm
  • Interest in developing new skills and diving deeper into the profession

 

How to Apply

Please email your resume in PDF before April 22, 2019 with cover letter/email, and “YourName_Intern Program” in subject‐line, attention Jenny Burdzinski, jburdzinski@via‐architecture.com

  • Please note which position interests you (summer 2019 urban design & planning internship)
  • Please include samples of your work, keeping total email size below 2 MB.
  • No phone calls or office visits please.
  • Applicants must meet minimum experience qualifications to be considered for these positions.
  • Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
  • Compensation is commensurate with …

We are currently seeking candidates for our architecture internship program in our Seattle office. There are two positions available: one for summer 2019 (June – September) and one for winter 2019-2020 (October 2019 – June 2020). These individuals will supplement and work within our multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive architectural and/or planning services for various projects. We are interested in exceptional candidates with strong analytical, communication and technical skills who are passionate and involved in community building at all scales. Applicants with either an architectural,  or combined architectural and planning background will be considered. Prior office experience is not required.

Experience Requirements

  • Junior Intern with 0 – 3 years of experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe, Rhino & Sketchup highly desired.
  • Fluency with digital model rendering, Revit, Autocad and other graphic programs a plus
  • Be skilled in the preparation of graphic presentation material

Key Skills

  • Dedicated team player, excellent communicator, a self-starter possessing analytic and problem solving capabilities
  • Creative thinker with confidence to contribute new ideas and research to the firm
  • Interest in developing new skills and diving deeper into the profession

 

How to Apply

Please email your resume in PDF before April 22, 2019 with cover letter/email, and “YourName_Intern Program” in subject‐line, attention Jenny Burdzinski, jburdzinski@via‐architecture.com

  • Please note which position interests you (summer 2018 or winter 2018-2019)
  • Please include samples of your work, keeping total email size below 2 MB.
  • No phone calls or office visits please.
  • Applicants must meet minimum experience qualifications to be considered for these positions.
  • Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
  • Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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VIA provides a breakdown review of the BART Market Street Canopies project. VIA’s team worked closely with BART staff to create the designs for two prototype entrance canopies, one for Powell Station and one entrance to Civic Center station.

New canopy as seen at BART Powell Street entrance.

Over the next five years, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in collaboration with the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (MUNI), will be installing new canopies at the BART/ MUNI subway entrances along Market Street in San Francisco. The BART entrances today are non-descript, unprotected portals with little indication for riders to know they are even there. New codes require BART to protect the escalators from the weather, which presents new placemaking and wayfinding opportunities while increasing the reliability of the station infrastructure and  improving user experience along the most important multi-modal corridor in San Francisco.

Market Street cuts a diagonal between colliding neighborhood grids beginning at The Embarcadero, located on the waterfront of San Francisco Bay, and extending through historic financial, shopping, civic, and cultural districts. The twenty four BART and MUNI entrances serving the four major stations on Market Street are a hub of activity day and night. Each of the stations reflect the confluence of the unique cultural  identities that permeate the street.

The City of San Francisco is simultaneously implementing a project called Better Market Street; a transformative urban design project reinvigorating the streetscape to anchor neighborhoods, link public open spaces and connect the City’s Civic Center with cultural, social, convention, retail …