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archipelago R&I is looking for a senior (engineer-)architect with a passion for sustainable, future-oriented and circular architecture

archipelago – a growing, 140-strong, architecture office based in Brussels and Leuven, with a diverse portfolio of large-scale projects in Belgium and abroad. Following our recent expansion and the current exploration of new markets, archipelago is looking for new talent that wants to contribute to the development of the office and join a diverse team of architects, engineers, interior architects, urban planners, researchers, sustainability consultants, graphic designers, BIM modelers, and many more.

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Bruxelles - Leuven

Within archipelago, the research and innovation team (R&I) works on research projects and consults design processes for sustainability, circular design and user experience. We are looking for someone who is passionate about architecture and wants to engage in future-oriented and future-proof construction, generative design and user comfort.

Interested in working on large-scale and challenging projects in a team of sustainability experts? Sharpen your skills with specific software tools? Read more about the profile we are looking for.




  • master in engineering/architecture
  • 2-3 years professional or academic experience
  • experience with Revit (preferred) or AutoCAD
  • experience in computing and simulation software
  • knowledge of sustainability tools (GRO, Level(s), BREEAM) is a plus
  • systematic & structured
  • curious and open-minded
  • team player with an interest in sharing knowledge
  • Dutch and/or French-speaking



  • promote the integration of sustainability principles in a project from the conceptual phase onwards
  • give advice on sustainable and circular building on the basis of specific studies: sunlight study, daylight simulation, dynamic building simulation, thermal comfort analysis, life cycle analysis on a financial and ecological level, hygrothermal simulations, wind simulations
  • supervise evaluation methods and certifications such as BREEAM, GRO, WELL
  • undertake your own research and acquire new insights that can be integrated within the projects
  • participate in external research projects with renowned institutions and contribute to the development of sustainability tools, practical guides and scientific papers


What we offer

  • a creative environment with a focus on innovative sustainable architecture
  • you will work with an international and multidisciplinary team linked to both architectural practice and academia
  • a horizontal organisation that offers maximum autonomy and the possibility to participate in the ongoing development of the company
  • support for the development and reinforcement of competences
  • archipelago academies give the opportunity to expand, reinforce and share your knowledge
  • participating in external training courses and conferences
  • workplace in Leuven and/or Brussels with the possibility of flex working
  • full-time employment
  • you can combine this position with an architecture internship
  • legendary team buildings, fun after-works, culture trips, screenings and much more


Interested? Send your CV with portfolio and cover letter here: [email protected]



At archipelago, we offer you more than a job, we offer you a professional experience in which you can develop yourself in the long term. With more than 140 employees in Leuven and Brussels, the "islands" of archipelago offer you an environment that combines diversity, expertise and conviviality. Do you want to create innovative projects together in a stimulating collaborative environment?

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archipelago R&I is looking for a junior (engineer-)architect

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archipelago R&I is looking for a senior (engineer-)architect

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