“In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete.” ― Buckminster R. Fuller

Our Mission ―

Finding the right place to work in Architecture is stressful when you’re the job seeker.

Recruiting the right creatives to join your team can be difficult and time-consuming when you’re the hiring manager.

It does not need to be this hard for employers and job seekers to connect and communicate.

Introducing the Architecture Social, an easier way for creatives to find their next job in Architecture and for companies to find the best people for their teams.

How ―

The Architecture Social is an online platform packed with content to help people find new jobs, stand out from the crowd and take their careers in Architecture to the next level.

Founded by a team who has studied Architecture, worked in the Industry as a professional, been the hiring manager at an Architecture Practice and also worked alongside companies as a trusted recruitment consultant.

Our platform has a fresh spin on an old formula by breaking down the traditional barriers between companies and creatives allowing them to communicate.

We do this by providing a supportive digital environment for professionals to develop their skills, find relevant jobs and socialise as well as helping companies promote their practice to attract the best talent and assist them in finding the right person.​

What we have made for job seekers ―

Browse through our directory

Explore our Architecture directory which includes a job board and find your next position in the industry.

Use our job application tracker

Manage your job search and track all of the application that you are sending out through our recruitment hub.

Speak to our recruitment team

If you are looking for your next job in architecture, we will work with you on finding the perfect position that fits both of your expertise and interests.

Get dedicated career coaching

Gain an unfair advantage in your job search with an expert coaches' guidance, knowledge and expertise.

What we can offer to hiring managers ―

Add your company to our directory for free

Put your architecture practice on the map with the Architecture Social's directory and attract passive candidates for free.

Advertise job vacancies on our directory

With our directory, you can share your company's openings with the world and make it easier for candidates to find them.

Brief our recruitment team to search on your behalf

Not everyone uses the Job Hunter, be one of the first few to be notified of jobs without being reliant on third-parties like Recruitment Consultants.

Build and grow your business with us as your talent partner

Let us completely manage your recruitment process. We want your business to grow as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Who ―

Stephen Drew

Stephen is the founder of the Architecture Social, Head of Talent at Ackroyd Lowrie and Council Member of the Royal Institute of Architects.

He worked in the Architecture industry at EPR Architects for three years after completing a degree and diploma in Architecture at the University of Westminster and Manchester School of Architecture.

Since 2014, Stephen left practising Architecture to pursue a career in recruitment where he worked alongside industry-leading Architecture Practices such as AHMM, Allies and Morrison, Benoy, Corgan and Skidmore Owings and Merrill to find creative designers for their teams.

In 2021, Stephen joined Ackroyd Lowrie, an ambitious Architecture Practice as their Head of Talent where he is currently responsible for internal recruitment as well as retaining existing staff, alongside building up his own business known as the Architecture Social.

Currently, he is an elected member of the RIBA Council, part of the RIBA Future Architects Steering Group, an ambassador for the Architect’s Benevolent Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Stephen worked in the Architecture Industry at ―

Cullinan Studio

EPR Architects

Swansea City Council

He has worked in the Architecture Industry as ―

Head of Architecture at Macdonald & Company

Recruitment Director at Shape Careers

Recruitment Consultant at Bespoke Careers

Companies he has a track record recruiting for ―

3D Reid

3S Architects

Ackroyd Lowrie

Acme Architects

Adamson Associates

AKTII

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)

Allied London

Allies and Morrison

Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A)

Amos and Amos

ARC MC

Arney Fender Katsalidis (AFK) Studios

Arup Associates

Assael Architecture

Aukett Swankee

Autor Architecture

Avanti Architects

AWW

BAM Construction

Barking Riverside

Barton Willmore

Benoy

Berkeley Homes

Bimorph

Bond Bryan

Boundary Space

Brewer Smith Brewer Gulf (BSBG)

Broadway Malyan

Brooker Flynn Architects

Brooks Murray Architects

Buro Happold

Burwell Architects

CallisonRTKL

Capita Architecture

Carless & Adams

Chapman Taylor

Charlton Brown

Chetwood Architects

Child Graddon Lewis

Chris Bandford Associates

Collado Collins

Corgan

Costain

Cox Architects

Darnton B3

David Chipperfield Architects Ltd

David Collins Studios

Designtech.io

Dexter Moren

DGA Architects

DLA Architecture

DSDHA

Dublanc Studio

Duggan Morris Architects

ECE Architecture

ECE Projekt management Limited

EPR Architects

ESA Architecture

Excitech

Fairhurst Design Group

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Flanagan Lawrence

Fletcher Priest Architects

Foster + Partners

Frame Property

GAA Design

Gensler

Gillespies

GL Hearn

Glenn Howells Architects

GliderBIM

GPAD

Grimshaw Architects

Hale Brown Architects

Hassell

Hawkins Brown

HDR

Heatherwick Studio

HKS Architects

HLM

HOK

Holt Architecture

Hopkins Architects Partnership

HTA Design

Hutchinson & Partners

Ideal Modular Homes

Jefferson Sheard Architects (JSA)

John McAslan and Partners

John Simpson & Partners

JTP (John Thompson and Partners)

Karakusevic Carson Architects

KSR Architects

KSS Group

LabTech

Lawson Robb

LEEP Architects

Leonard Design Architects

Levitt Bernstein Architects

Maccreanor Lavington

Mackay and Partners LLP

Makower Architects

Marchese Partners

McBains

Microdesk

Moreno:Masey

Morey Smith

Mossessian

MSMR

Owen Architects

Palladian

Pascall & Watson

Patel Taylor

PDP

Perkins + Will

Pilbrow & Partners

PM Devereux Architects

Pocket Living

POD Architects

Populous

PRP Architects

Purcell

Reardon Smith

Rodic Davidson Architects

Ryder Architecture

Sheehan Nagle Hartray

Sheppard Robson

Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)

SMC Design

SPAR

SPPARC

Sprunt

Stanhope Gate Architecture

Stanton Williams

Stitch

Studio Egret West

Studio Indigo

Studio Partington

Sybarite Architects

Tate Hindle

Farrells

The Manser Practice Architects

Tophat

Turkington Martin

Veretec

WATG

Woods Baggot

Zaha Hadid

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