BAU is a place of theory and experimentation; practice and learning. We support a balance of work and living to enable designers to engage with the world + bring ideas into the studio.

We are from Australia, Melbourne.
We design extraordinary and joyful places.
We address the big questions of our time.
We do urban design\architecture\landscape\interior design, frequently on one project.
We have realized over 100 projects in China over 20 years.
We only work on projects that we can follow from concept to construction.
We are recognized with international design awards and competitions.
We run a public lecture program from our studio.
We currently have 55 personal in Shanghai.
We have a horizontal structure in which all designers ideas are valued.

If you join us :
Your creativity and conceptual skills will be nurtured.
You will become a comprehensive designer able to participate in the entire design process from concept design to detailing to site visit control.
You will become an environmentally sustainable designer.
You will collaborate with architects\urban designers\landscape architects\ and interior designers within the BAU office.
You will work on a number of important public projects.
You will be trained to use BIM design in Revit.
You will work with our physical model maker and our 3D team.
You will have the opportunity to speak\listen\and write in English.
Your project will have the chance to win international awards.
You will be part of a research program that trains you as an expert in one building typology or aspect each year.

Current Job Openings

Project Architect (Location Melbourne/Shanghai)

Shanghai

Lead the project designing, reporting, drawing, coordinating, overseeing final implementation and delivery.

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF Format, Max. 5MB) to [email protected] or call +8621 5466 6969 for more information.

Please note that the location for this position is BAU Office Melbourne/Shanghai.

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We require:
– Bachelor degree or above in Architecture;
– More than five years relevant working experience, familiarity with the whole process of projects; has been responsible for the whole project before.
– Professionalism and responsibility; good communication skills, leadership and efficient team player.
– Sufficient technical knowledge care for detail, familiar with full scope of professional drawing standards, design specifications, have the ability to solve on-site problems;
– Skillful use of related design and drawing software skill;
– Fluent in English, proficient in Revit, understanding of ESD are preferred.

Architect (Location Melbourne/Shanghai)

Shanghai

Assist Project Architect to complete design tasks and play an active role throughout each project.
We require:

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF Format, Max. 5MB) to [email protected] or call +8621 5466 6969 for more information.

Please note that the location for this position is BAU Office Melbourne/Shanghai.

Apply

We require:
– Bachelor degree or above in Architecture;
– Professional and responsible attitude; Strong communication and team work ability;
– Strong ability to think conceptually, design conceptual and graphic ability;
– Sufficient software skill;
– Fluent in English, proficient in Revit, understanding of ESD are preferred.

Interior Designer (Location Shanghai)

Shanghai

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF Format, Max. 5MB) to [email protected] or call +8621 5466 6969 for more information.

Please note that the location for this position is BAU Office Melbourne/Shanghai.

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We require:
-Bachelor degree or above in interior design;
-More than 5 years of experience in interior design;
-Able to understand architectural concept and extend them into interior design;
– Have a passion for testing new ideas, ability to create conceptual ideas for space, form and program and make making fantastic space;
– Able to report to clients independently, and have a comprehensive understanding of the whole process of interior projects.
– Good 3D software skills;
– Proficient in Revit preferred.
– Fluent in spoken English.

Senior Urban Designer (Location Shanghai)

Shanghai

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF Format, Max. 5MB) to [email protected] or call +8621 5466 6969 for more information.

Please note that the location for this position is BAU Office Melbourne/Shanghai.

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We require:
– Degree qualified in Urban Planning or equivalent, with at least 5 years post-grad industry experience;
– Supervise 3~6 urban planners to deliver projects including delegation of tasks, reviewing all work and active mentoring;
– Work on medium to large scale projects, from concept design through control planning documentation (in collaboration with Chinese registered Planning Institute);
– Assist the Shanghai team in weekly design work progress, and the progress of each project. Report to the Melbourne office and discuss projects, fluency in English is required;
– Apply excellent project team management skills to complex multi-disciplinary projects, displaying expertise in design and knowledge of all aspects of best-practice planning from eco-urbanism, to public transport, to land-use and density;
– Demonstrate proficiency in the various computer based programs including AutoCAD, InDesign, and Illustrator;
– Great understanding of 5 – 10 sqkm urban density planning especially for Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai;
– Present to clients confidently in a variety of formal and informal settings, and manage client relationships on the behalf of our company;
– Ability to work on small (1sqkm) to large scale (180sqkm) projects. Candidates will need to demonstrate experience in all phases, across multiple projects in their portfolio.

Landscape Architect (Location Shanghai)

Shanghai

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF Format, Max. 5MB) to [email protected] or call +8621 5466 6969 for more information.

Please note that the location for this position is BAU Office Melbourne/Shanghai.

Apply

We require:
– Degree qualified in Landscape Architecture or equivalent, with at least 5 years post-grad industry experience;
– Supervise 2~3 junior Landscape Architects staff to deliver projects including delegation of tasks, reviewing all work and active mentoring;
– Work on medium to large scale projects, design development through tender and construction documentation, and undertake site inspection for projects during construction phase;
– Assist the Shanghai team in weekly design work progress, and the progress of each project site. Report to the Melbourne office and discuss projects, fluency in English is required;
– Apply excellent project team management skills to complex multi-disciplinary projects, displaying expertise in design and knowledge of all phases from project inception and construction documentation;
– Demonstrate proficiency in the various computer based programs including AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator;
– Great understanding of planting especially for Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai;
– Present to clients confidently in a variety of formal and informal settings, and manage client relationships on the behalf of our company.
Candidates will need to demonstrate experience in all phases, across multiple projects in their portfolio.

Intern ( Architect, Landscape or Urbanist) (Location Melbourne/Shanghai)

Shanghai

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF Format, Max. 5MB) to [email protected] or call +8621 5466 6969 for more information.

Please note that the location for this position is BAU Office Melbourne/Shanghai.

Apply

We require:
– B.arch / M.arch or foreign equivalent in Architecture landscape and/or Urban Design;
– Proficiency in the following 2D/3D software packages: AutoCAD, Adobe CS, Sketchup, Rhino, Revit;
– Creative design and good space analysis skills, also assist chief designer for deepening and detailing the design planning;
– English writing and speaking skills.

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