Architect Position Available

Edelman Sultan Knox Wood / Architects LLP is an award-winning downtown architectural firm with a varied practice focusing on public and institutional projects, housing, education and community facilities. Projects are primarily for not-for-profit clients located throughout New York City. See our website for more information about our work: www.edelmansultan.com.

Our 15-person office seeks a motivated, thoughtful, and detail-oriented candidate with a professional degree and 4-5 years of architectural work experience. The successful applicant will take on responsibilities in all project phases, and their professional development will be supported.

AutoCAD proficiency is necessary. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and three-dimensional modeling is also required.

Please email cover letter, resume, work samples and salary requirements to mail@edelmansultan.com. Responses shall include one (1) pdf file with multiple pages (up to 8), no larger than 4mb please.

Settling in at 4380 Bronx Boulevard

We are very pleased that the staff and residents at 4380 Bronx Boulevard, a men’s homeless shelter in the Bronx, are enjoying their building. Project Renewal’s recent blog post gives a tour of their new facility and a sense of the variety of spaces that serve the different needs of the residents: the dorm rooms, the showers, the lobby, and support spaces. (And scroll to the comments!) This former manufacturing building has been transformed with dramatic skylight openings  – required to provide legal light and air but are sculpted in a modern way – that give the dorms a bright, airy feel. We feel that the simple, thoughtful details along with careful floor and finish selection sets the stage for what a shelter can be.

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The BSA Awards Gala

By Kimberly Murphy, AIA, Associate, ESKW/A

On behalf of the entire New Settlement Community Campus team, I was honored to attend the 3rd Annual Boston Society of Architects (BSA) Awards Gala and accept our Citation Award for Educational Facilities Design with my husband Mark Wagner. The sold-out Gala was a wonderful evening of professional camaraderie, as well as a great reason for a mini-trip to Boston. The Gala was held at the Boston InterContinental Hotel with sweeping views of the Boston Harbor and Fort Point Channel. The festive atmosphere was perfect for making connections with other architects working in an urban environment.

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We were able to meet up with former ESKW/A co-workers Janine Sutton and Kelly Kurlbaum and catch up on their professional and personal lives. I was shockingly unable to convince them to leave miserably cold Boston and return to horrendously cold New York, but I will try again in the spring.

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We even managed to fit in a visit to the Institute of Contemporary Art by Diller + Scofidio + Renfro which was our first time seeing the impressive building. Unfortunately we were a day too early and missed the Nick Cave exhibit, but the building itself was enough for two architects away from their kids for a day.

It was an honor to be recognized by our peers for design achievement for New Settlement Community Campus.two-images

Gala photos by Ben Gebo, www.bengebo.com