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

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, joining 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 on account of 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? And in further developing your skills with specific software tools? Find out more about the profile and function we are looking for.



  • master in engineering/architecture
  • experience with Revit (preferred) or AutoCAD
  • experience with or interest 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
  • trilingualism is a plus (nl / fr / en)


  • 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 a young, international and multidisciplinary team linked to both architectural practice and academia
  • a horizontal organisation with maximum autonomy and the possibility to participate in the development of the company
  • room for self-development and reinforcement of competences: via archipelago academies you get the opportunity to expand, reinforce and share your knowledge, and by participating in external training courses and conferences you are up to speed with the rapidly evolving knowledge in the sector and can make your own voice heard in turn
  • workplace in Leuven and/or Brussels with the possibility of homeworking
  • full-time employment
  • you can combine this position with an architecture internship

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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