Thursday, February 11, 2016

Green Line job opening! - Job Captain 3-6 years

Green Line Architects, PC seeks a Job Captain with 3 to 6 years experience

We are a progressive, dynamic architecture firm specializing in sustainable design for homes, as well as commercial and agricultural projects.  We are currently working on off-grid structures, Net-Zero structures and a variety of residential projects from luxury homes to affordable; and even some tiny homes for good measure!  We are a community-based firm that works with local non-profits.

Take a look at our web site:
…and check out the Off-Grid structure we built this summer:
That should give you an idea of who we are, and if not, you can watch our Oculus Project on the TV show: Building Off the Grid - Rocky Mountains on DIYNetwork, or on YouTube:

Green Line Architects is seeking a staff member with an architectural degree, strong design and production skills, and a solid work ethic.  (2 to 5 years of work experience, IDP track preferred) The primary area of work is drawing production. There will also be office management, project manager support and design tasks. Candidates should have the ability to work efficiently and unsupervised for a day or two at a time. The successful candidate will be expected to work early/late as necessary to meet deadlines; should have a sense of humor and the physical ability to fully inspect any building on site, including in crawl spaces and on top of roofs. 

Production of construction documents, as directed and in a timely manner. 
Hand-sketching and computer rendering.
Meeting task and project deadlines. 
Working to achieve Client's goals. 
Communication with Project Manager of task assignments and expectations. 
Development of design skills. 
Exploration of alternate design approaches as directed by Project Manager.
Representation of Green Line Architects in a professional manner, without fail.
Performing job-related research.
Learning appropriate Building Science -- (candidate should be dedicated to learning about most current building systems and construction methods)
Development of CAD skills (ArchiCad is our primary software)
Maintaining good knowledge of Green Line projects, affiliates and resources. 
Promotion of a collaborative team atmosphere. 
Participating in professional/community organization and activities. 
Taking advantage of continuing education and seminar opportunities.

Candidates should also be aware of the high cost of living and difficulty in securing housing in the Roaring Fork Valley. Therefore local candidates, and those who have already have housing secured will be given preference.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and who are capable of undertaking the above responsibilities will be considered.
This is a long-term, permanent position, which will begin with a six-month trial period. Benefits after 6 months include: Powder Days off, Ski Pass Stipend, Holidays and Vacation time off.

Extra credit if you have experience with Living Buildings or PassivHaus design. 

IDP candidates will receive experience in all categories of work. 
Salary based on experience and qualifications. 

Send resume, cover letter and work samples showing a complete set of drawings and details in pdf format to: 

We are dog-friendly!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

1913 Dolores - A Carbondale Modern Condo - Just Completed

1913 Dolores is collaboration between Board By Design, Green Line Architects and Segal Development.

Brad Reed Nelson's creative use of beetle-kill pine for the built-in storage cabinets make this 914 sq. ft. condo live large!

There will be an open house on Tuesday, February 9th.  Stay tuned for the time.

It can be yours for $349,000.

Bathroom with monitor window over tub

Kitchen with marble countertops

Kitchen and Dining Nook with storage in bench

Living Room looking toward Entry Stairs (middle) and Kitchen (right)

Living Room looking toward Kitchen

Vertical Storage at beetle-kill Entry wall (closed)

Vertical storage at beetle-kill Entry wall (open)

Guest Bedroom

Master Bedroom

Living Room looking toward windows with views of Mt. Sopris

View to Red Hill (north)

View Sunlight Mountain (northwest)

Entry - looking toward Living Room