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Join Our Team! by Judy Dixon

"Modern design that pursues better spaces for living and doing business."

We are a small, full service architectural firm located in Mount Pleasant, SC currently seeking to add a full-time Intern Architect to our team. We have some fantastic clients, a great small firm culture and love what we do. Our project types include commercial, residential, recreation and hospitality within the metro area of Charleston, SC.

This role is for motivated, creative and technical individuals who want to be involved in all project phases from Conceptual Design through Construction Administration. Exemplary communication, modeling / drafting and rendering skills required.

Please list all relevant skills and previous work experience in your response and forward cover letter, resume, references and work examples to Judy Dixon at judy@rushdixon.com.

JOIN OUR STUDIO by Judy Dixon

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"Modern design that pursues better spaces for living and doing business."

We are a small, full service architectural firm located in Mount Pleasant, SC currently seeking to add a full-time Intern Architect to our team. We have some fantastic clients, a great small firm culture and love what we do. Our project types include commercial, residential, recreation and hospitality within the metro area of Charleston, SC.

This role is for motivated, creative and technical individuals who want to be involved in all project phases from Conceptual Design through Construction Administration. Exemplary communication, modeling / drafting and rendering skills required.

Please list all relevant skills and previous work experience in your response and forward cover letter, resume, references and work examples to Judy Dixon at judy@rushdixon.com.

We Are Hiring! by Judy Dixon

“Modern design that pursues better spaces for living and doing business.”  

Rush Dixon Architects is a small, full service architectural firm located in Mount Pleasant, SC currently seeking to add Intern Architects to our team.  We have some fantastic clients, a great small firm culture and love what we do. Our project types include commercial, residential, recreation and hospitality within the metro area of Charleston, SC.

This role is for motivated, creative and technical individuals who want to be involved in all project phases from Conceptual Design through Construction Administration. Exemplary communication, modeling / drafting and rendering skills required. 

Please list all relevant skills and previous work experience in your response and forward cover letter, resume, references and work examples to Judy Dixon at judy@rushdixon.com.

 

Cline + McKenzie by Judy Dixon

Marcus Lemonis, our current entrepreneurial crush and CNBC's "The Profit", talks about the 3 Ps of business success: People, Product and Process. He emphasizes that "People" is the most important and as collaborators we couldn't agree more.  The dynamic in a design studio is especially important with all experience levels and perspectives working toward the best design solution each day.  We are delighted to have added two recent (and awesome) Clemson architecture graduates to our studio - Brett Cline and Tyler McKenzie.   Both interns bring their passion for architecture, design talent and technological skill set to the studio and assist with design, construction documents and renderings for both commercial and residential projects.  

 Brett Cline recently earned his Bachelors of Arts in Architecture degree with a minor in Athletic Leadership from Clemson University.

Brett Cline recently earned his Bachelors of Arts in Architecture degree with a minor in Athletic Leadership from Clemson University.

  Tyler McKenzie has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a minor in Package Design from Clemson University.

 Tyler McKenzie has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a minor in Package Design from Clemson University.

The Beauty of Rules by Judy Dixon

As architects our mission is to create beautiful, functional structures for our clients - architecture that contributes to the built environment of its place, walls and roofs that keep water out and conditioned air in, volumes and spaces where life can not only happen but be better than before. It's an going balance between art and rules.

"I think constraints are very important. They're positive because they allow you to work off something." Charles Gwathmey, Gwathmey Seigel Kaufman Architects

We had the opportunity to think about everyday constraints today (and every day actually) - building codes, zoning codes and flood plains at the Town of Mount Pleasant's "Code for Lunch" series hosted by the town's Planning and Building Departments.  It may sound less than inspiring, but to us if you don't know the constraints you cannot be a relevant architect.  Here are some items discussed today. Any questions, send us a message and we'll be happy to follow up.  

SC TO ADOPT NEW BUILDING CODES

The State of South Carolina is on track to adopt the 2015 International Code Series on July 1, 2016. (We are currently under the 2012 International Code series.) This likely means that any projects close to drawings completion should be submitted to the authority having jurisdiction (unless you would like to transfer to the new code.)  [Reference International Code Council]

FLOOD MAP UPDATE

We may not have snow here in Charleston, but we sure do have flooding. As anticipated (feared) the flood maps are on track to be updated in less than two years. This can have impacts on insurance, new construction, etc. [Reference Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA] 

TREE PROTECTION

While there are no new regulations on tree protection, the proper way to execute protection was reviewed. This is an area that has many infractions which could lead to Stop-Work orders so make sure this is cone properly for a smoother inspection process. [Reference Town of Mount Pleasant Tree Ordinance]

PENDING ZONING CODE CHANGE

The building setbacks for Accessory Dwelling Units is slated to be increased at an upcoming Town Council meeting. Check the Town of Mount Pleasant website for updates to the Zoning Code. [Reference the Town of Mount Pleasant Zoning Ordinance]

Growing our Studio by Judy Dixon

Intern Architect / Project Architect

 

Rush Dixon Architects is a small, full service architectural firm located in Mount Pleasant, SC currently seeking to add an Intern Architect or Project Architect to our team.  We have some fantastic clients, a great small firm culture and love what we do. Our project types include commercial office, recreation and hospitality within the metro area of Charleston, SC.

 

Candidates should be able to work both individually and in a team setting.  This role is for motivated, creative and technical individuals who want to be involved in all project phases from Conceptual Design through Construction Administration. Exemplary communication, modeling / drafting and rendering skills required. (Archicad, Sketchup preferred)

 

Please list all relevant skills and previous work experience in your response and forward cover letter, resume, references and work examples to Judy Dixon at judy@rushdixon.com.

 

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Rush Dixon Architects | 10 Images for 10 Years by Judy Dixon

  2005  |  Rush Dixon Architects, Inc. is founded with the intent to design commercial and residential architecture in the Lowcountry of South Carolina for great clients.   Design begins for Summerville YMCA's new facility at The Ponds neighborhood; the architecture is a modern interpretation of local, agricultural influences.

2005 | Rush Dixon Architects, Inc. is founded with the intent to design commercial and residential architecture in the Lowcountry of South Carolina for great clients.  Design begins for Summerville YMCA's new facility at The Ponds neighborhood; the architecture is a modern interpretation of local, agricultural influences.

  2006  |  Porch detail on a coastal home design in Mount Pleasant, SC.

2006 |  Porch detail on a coastal home design in Mount Pleasant, SC.

  2007-8  | Brickyard Professional Park design for Allen Family Dentistry in Mount Pleasant integrates brick, wood and steel.

2007-8 | Brickyard Professional Park design for Allen Family Dentistry in Mount Pleasant integrates brick, wood and steel.

  2009  | Design begins for the Firefly Sunset Resort in the Bahamas.

2009 | Design begins for the Firefly Sunset Resort in the Bahamas.

  2010  | New logo celebrates 5th anniversary.

2010 | New logo celebrates 5th anniversary.

  2011  | Volunteering in Haiti during the rebuilding of a more structurally sound St. Marc's school after the previous year's earthquake.

2011 | Volunteering in Haiti during the rebuilding of a more structurally sound St. Marc's school after the previous year's earthquake.

  2012  | Design starts for a modern house in Old Mount Pleasant with edited, clean lines and a horizontal emphasis.  

2012 | Design starts for a modern house in Old Mount Pleasant with edited, clean lines and a horizontal emphasis.  

  2013  | Amenity Center design for the Cane Bay neighborhood in Summerville. 

2013 | Amenity Center design for the Cane Bay neighborhood in Summerville. 

  2014  | Judy Dixon joins Rush Dixon Architects.

2014 | Judy Dixon joins Rush Dixon Architects.

  2015  | Stop in to visit the  Rush Dixon Architects studio  at 712 S. Shelmore Blvd #102  in Mount Pleasant.

2015 | Stop in to visit the Rush Dixon Architects studio at 712 S. Shelmore Blvd #102 in Mount Pleasant.