NADAAA is Hiring

Posted on June 29th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Things We Like

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NADAAA is currently seeking a full-time Architect (Designer) to join its Boston architectural team in the design of progressive projects ranging from gallery installations to large institutional buildings.

Applicants must have the following qualifications to be considered for the position:
• Bachelor of Architecture degree or a Master of Architecture degree
• At least 5-10 years of post-graduate professional experience
• Experience with construction documents and high level presentation production.
• Computer expertise in AutoCAD, Revit, and Rhino3d

Other position qualifications include:
• Strong design and graphics skills
• Knowledge of space programming, contract documents (including detailing, specifications, production management, design production), and contract administration
• Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills with various levels of individuals including clients, consultants, and architects
• Experience as team leader and project manager
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks, collaborate on large teams and work well under deadlines

Please submit qualified resumes and portfolios in PDF format under 20 MB to nada@nadaaa.com. Please note years of experience in subject line. Please do not send hard copy portfolios.

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BanQ & Fleet featured in ‘Memari Faza’

Posted on June 24th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Press

The new Iranian book ‘Memari Faza’ (Farsi for ‘Architectural Space’) by M. Alirezaei and Somayeh Ebrahimi was recently unveiled at the Tehran book fair and is comprised of selected interior projects by Iranian architects and includes BanQ and the Fleet Library as well as a preface by Nader.

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MSD on the 2015 World Architecture Festival Shortlist

Posted on June 24th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design, Awards

The Melbourne School of Design has been shortlisted to win an award at this year’s World Architecure Festival which will take place this November in Singapore.

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DFALD Phase 2 – Under Construction

Posted on June 23rd, 2015 by tberesford

Posted under: _Daniels Building, construction

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Photo by Tom Beresford of NADAAA.

 

Phase 2 construction is officially underway at the new Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape + Design / 1 Spadina Crescent at the University of Toronto.  Over the last 6 months, various 20th-century-vintage additions have been demolished around the north courtyard of the original 1875 heritage building to clear space for new construction.  Since the spring, excavation and shoring activities have been proceeding steadily, and reinforcing bar for the new mat footings are being placed (see above).

 

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Drawing courtesy Entuitive Corporation.

 

The mat footings play several roles in the project. First, by tying together columns that land around the interface with the heritage building, the footings help to distribute loads eccentrically away from the shallow existing foundation walls. Second, the foundations are thickened into benches to shore up soil pressure around the perimeter of a depressed basement area below the centre of the building–home of a future formal gallery space. Third, for economy, the mat foundations double as floor slabs along the high level basement.

 

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Plan showing higher and lower level basements, separated by a concrete bench that is integral with the building’s mat foundation. Drawing courtesy Adamson Associates.

 

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MSD wins AZ Award

Posted on June 22nd, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Melbourne School of Design, Awards

Azure Magazine held their 2015 AZ Awards gala on Friday night at the Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto. The Melbourne School of Design picked up the award for best commercial/institutional building over 1000sm!

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photos by NADAAA’s Tom Beresford

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Perspective USA 2015

Posted on June 19th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Lectures

Nader will speak on Wednesday at THE PLAN’s second Perspective USA forum at the Waldorf Astoria. Keynote speakers will include Tomas Rossant, Marion Weiss, Michael Manfredi, Dan Kelley, and Bernard Tschumi. Register here.

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Bigger Than a Breadbox Opening

Posted on June 18th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events, Installations + Exhibitions

Thanks to all who came out last night to the BSA Space for Bigger than a Breadbox / Smaller than a Building and NADAAA’s Catenary Compression Installation!

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Award for Global Dialogues Committee work

Posted on June 18th, 2015 by dgallagher

Posted under: Awards

Ian holding the AIA NY Citation presented to Hana Kassem, Design Director at KPF, and I for our work as Co-chairs of the Global Dialogues Committee.  Many many thanks to the hardworking committee members and amazing participants that take part.  It wouldn’t’ happen without your dedication and hard work!

 

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COME SEE NADAAA TONIGHT AT THE BSA SPACE

Posted on June 17th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events, Installations + Exhibitions, NADLAB

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Bigger than a Breadbox / Smaller than a Building is opening tonight at the BSA Space on Congress Street. Come join us at 6pm for the opening reception and see our installation Catenary Compression.

 

 

 

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FLIR photo

Posted on June 16th, 2015 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Things We Like

by Houston Burnette:

This photograph was taken with an E60bx FLIR camera during an underground ride through the densest part of Tokyo. Temperature readings indicate that the crowded subway is certainly no escape from the humid summers of the metropolis. Together with of a group of graduate students from Berkeley, Professor Dana Buntrock examines energy efficiency in architecture, as Nader Tehrani plays an unsuspecting role in the architecture of infrared space.

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