Volunteers for Bard High School Early College

OACny is seeking two (2) volunteers to assist with the design development and construction of a multi-purpose outdoor space for Bard High School Early College (BHSEC). As the site is in need of an aesthetic redesign, the school is looking to improve the yard as a more welcoming and usable space for their students.

Volunteers should have a strong interest in design for public use and constructability. This is an exciting opportunity to help create a transformative design-build project. The volunteers will be working under the guidance of the project coordinator.


Phase I – Schematic Design and Cost Estimation

• Participate in design discussions and ideation.

• Survey existing facility and produce working plan drawings.

• Produce design layouts to determine feasibility.

• Exploration of prototypical furniture objects for non-prescriptive use.

• Develop formal, tectonic, and material concepts for construction, with consciousness of cost and efficiency.

Phase II – Construction Drawings and Realisation

• Implementation of design research.

• Produce schematic construction drawings.

• Layout of interior and material application.

Preferable experience include:

• Experience in schematic design and construction documents.

• Experience in design-build.

• Interest in the design of public space.

• Strong organizational skills and work well in a team.

• Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino 3D.

Please send resume to Gloria Lau at projectmanagement@oacny.org by April 5, 2019.