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Futurist / Futurologist - Amsterdam


As an international architectural firm, UNStudio is active in the broadest fields of architecture.  We have projects in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and the Middle East. Our project portfolio covers every aspect of architecture and design, ranging from small to large-scale projects, research and theory.  At UNStudio, we strive to make a significant contribution to the discipline of architecture, to continue to develop our qualities with respect to design, technology, knowledge and management, and to be a specialist in public network projects.
The average age of our employees is 35 years, and our employee base is made up of about 29 different nationalities in our Amsterdam office, and 15 different nationalities in our Shanghai and Hong Kong offices. The atmosphere within our offices is international, multidisciplinary and ambitious, but also open, non-hierarchical, team-based and friendly, with attention to personal well-being, knowledge development and career planning.

UNStudio wishes to expand the research, innovation and forecast team and is looking for a Futurist/Futurologist to support our Amsterdam based team. In this function you will embark on research, investigations, speculations and forecasting futures in relation to technology and built environment.

Your Profile:
- Msc Future Studies / Foresight or Msc in Architecture
- At least 2/3 years of similar experience
- Good knowledge of architecture, urbanism and technology
- Proficient in English writing
- Investigatory, highly curious and well read on topics of technologies, architecture, urbanism, architecture typologies, economics, sociology, history and philosophy.
- High communication skills (verbal, writing, graphical, etc)
- Team player
- Strategic thinker

What we offer:
A challenging position in an independent, young and international working environment with a remuneration package following the Dutch Collective Labor Agreement (CAO). Our goal is long-term commitment.
We also host a mix of social events and in-house lectures on technique, design and research.
Finally you will have the possibility to participate in UNStudio Knowledge Platforms.

Interested?
Applications consisting of C.V. and portfolio can be sent digitally (pdf, max. 10MB) to HR@UNStudio.com.
We strongly encourage you to explore our website and to familiarize yourself with our offices, our HR policy, our clients and our projects.