Office News

Redd’s Pond Addition

Another exciting project on the boards in Marblehead, MA, an addition and renovation to what the Owner describes as a “fish shack,” (which we think does not do it justice)… Sited on picturesque Redd’s Pond, with views across the Old Burial Ground Hill Cemetary, to the cove, Marblehead Light(house) in Chandler Covey Park, and the ocean beyond.

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We’re Hiring: Architectural Designer/Project Manager

Are you looking for a non-corporate position with a creative firm where you can participate in all aspects of a project, from schematic design through construction administration? At Derek Bloom Architects we enjoy a wide variety of design challenges and project types, in which every team member plays a role.

This is the chance for a multi- talented, motivated, and energetic candidate to gain experience in all aspects of a design firm. Ideal candidate should have proficiency and interest in design, construction drawings, graphics and web. Derek Bloom Architects is a small design studio located in Boston’s South End. Our diverse portfolio encompasses residential, commercial, and a consistent flow of various other typologies, such as this year’s design work for a restaurant, a university, a flex work space, and an urban flower shop. We are currently seeking an experienced part-time Architectural Designer to join us full time.

Please submit a single pdf file (below 10MB) containing a letter of interest, resume, references, and minimum three samples of work via email to resumes@derekbloomarchitects.com

OFT Renovations

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We’ve previously shared a few updates about our projects in Philadelphia, PA, and this is one of our biggest updates so far:

Part of a multi-phase project, we recently completed the main courtyard (here), and the second phase fitness wing is about to begin (here), and now we’re excited to share some awesome interior renderings of the lobby and amenity spaces! As with the earlier fitness center, our goal was to create spaces within spaces and de-emphasize and subvert the rigidity of the original building’s precast concrete module. However, rather than a raw, exposed aesthetic  we are creating a more refined, warm, contemporary space with various wood and tile finishes. Expected Completion 2017.

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View from street-side entrance

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A new fireplace

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Concierge and custom desk

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Tech and Business Lounge

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Rentable Amenity Room

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Hyde Park Branch – Boston Public Library

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For anyone in need of something to do this weekend, Common Boston 2016, a festival celebrating “architecturally, culturally, and historically significant sites throughout Boston” will be open Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 5. Open house viewings of many beautiful buildings will be held throughout the city, and we are especially excited that the Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library is on the list, Saturday from 9am – 5pm.

A couple of years ago, we designed the Thomas M. Menino Learning Lab. Named for Boston’s mayor from 1993 to 2014, who was born and raised in the Hyde Park neighborhood, it offers a space for people of all ages in the community to share knowledge, and to have access to new information, experiences, and opportunities

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Project Designer

Searching for a multi-talented team member for our studio. Please tell your friends and colleagues. See our posting at the Boston Society of Architects.

This is the chance for a multi- talented, motivated, and energetic candidate to gain experience in all aspects of a design firm, including design. Ideal candidate should have proficiency and interest in design, construction drawings, graphics and web. Derek Bloom Architects is a small design studio located in Boston’s South End. Our diverse portfolio encompasses residential, commercial, and a consistent flow of various other typologies, such as this year’s design work for a monastery, a boat marina, a restaurant, a university, and a library.