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Bright Common


Project Architect

Philadelphia, PA

Posted September 5, 2017

BRIGHT COMMON is an award-winning Philadelphia based sustainable architecture practice. We use Passive House as the main tool to design our progressive work for a post-carbon future. We are seeking a Project Architect with 5-8 years of experience to facilitate the preparation of design and contract documentation in all phases of the design and construction process for Passive House residential single & multi-family, affordable housing and mixed-use commercial projects. This is a full-time position with opportunities for growth in a highly collaborative, boutique design studio atmosphere. As we grow we are searching for talented people to develop long-term relationships with.


  • Working knowledge of Passive House, building science, and integrated high-performance building design. CPHC / CPHD certification is a significant plus.
  • 5-8 years’ architecture experience with experience in multi-family residential design.
  • Responsibility for finished plans, specifications, and material detailing.
  • Excellent conceptual design skills.
  • Ability to supervise junior staff for larger projects while managing one’s own smaller projects.
  • Ability to manage consulting engineers’ workflows.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite. WUFI-Passive and/or PHPP skills are a significant plus.
  • Professional degree in architecture.

Compensation will be based on experience and talent level. Please no phone calls or drop-in inquiries. Communication via email only. Applicants shall submit a resume, portfolio and relevant work examples (limit 5MB) in PDF format to: info@brightcommon.com  

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