ao-ft is a London based architecture office dedicated to design, construction and education. Our projects are developed by creating personal experiences that connect individuals with their surroundings through function and material. We design these spaces and objects in relation to the architectural aspects of context, economy, and fabrication with the intent to enhance the well-being of those who inhabit them. As a practice, we pursue architecture that links the cycles of nature with the built environment. ao-ft is a RIBA Chartered Practice.    

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Zach Fluker
Architect | AA Dipl , ARB , RIBA , Bdes

Zach Fluker graduated from the Architectural Association in 2013. Prior to studying architecture, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design at Emily Carr University and gained valuable experience working as a joiner. His approach to design through making and research interest in computational tools has led him to teaching at The Bartlett within the MArch Urban Design, Undergraduate and First Year programmes for the past 10 years.

Liz Tatarintseva
Architect | AA Dipl , ARB

Liz Tatarintseva graduated from the Architectural Association in 2014. She has worked for several prominent London based practices including Gianni Botsford Architects, ALA and Foster + Partners. Her ability to navigate and manage the design process has seen her play a key role in the development and delivery of several high-profile projects. Liz conducts digital workshops and tutorials at Cardiff University and is a visiting critic at The Bartlett. 
We are seeking a talented Part 2 Architectural Assistant to join our growing team on 4-5 days a week basis to contribute towards a number of projects across the studio. The ideal candidate should be a thoughtful designer, have an interest in technical design and detailing. Passion for modelmaking and experience in Rhino and AutoCAD is beneficial. Initial 6 months contract with a potential to extend.

To apply for this role please email a CV, cover letter and portfolio (no larger than 5MB) to with subject Part 2 Architectural Assistant.

ao-ft are an equal opportunities employer. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who are underrepresented within architectural profession.

Application deadline: 14th July with interviews taking place from 22nd July.
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