2625 5th Avenue North,
Building C
Bessemer, AL 35020



Winner/Design Competition/South Central Bell
Honor Award/AIA Gulf States Region
Merit Award/ASLA
Vision Award for Continued Excellence /Horizon 280 Association
Published/Progressive Architecture
Published/Engineering News Record
Gateway to Energy Conservation Award
Honorable Mention/National Energy Conservation/Owens-Coming

Belle Mer
Honor Award/AIA
Merit Award/AIA

Birmingham Zoo
Honor Award/ AIA
Honor Award/ AIA AL Chapter
Merit Award/ ASLA
Design Award/ AIA
Business Alabama/ Published
Design Alabama Journal/ Published
Gold Award/ Cast-in-Place Concrete, Bomanite Corp

Carver High School
Honorable Mention I/AIA
Honorable Mention II/AIA

Children's of Alabama Ambulatory Care
Honor Award/AIA

Children's of Alabama Chapel
Honor Award/AIA
International Design Award/Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award

Children's of Alabama Harbor
Merit Award/AIA
Honorable Mention I/AIA
Honorable Mention II/AIA
Healthcare Design/Published

Children's of Alabama Parking Deck
Honor Citation/AIAHonor Award/AIAMerit Award for Institutional/AIA
Members Choice/ AIA

Children's of Alabama South
Honor Award I/AIA
Honor Award II/AIA
Merit Award/AIA
Business Alabama/Published

Emergency Pet Clinic
Merit Award for Adaptive Reuse/AIA
Merit Award/AIA
Family & Child Services
Honor Award/AIA

First Commercial Bank Cahaba Heights
Merit Award/AIA

First Commercial Bank Crestline
Merit Award/AIA
Best of Financial/International Interior Design Association

First Commercial Bank Headquarters
Vision Award for Continued Excellence/Horizon 280 Association
Merit Award/AIA
Energy Conservation Award/American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers
Winner, Design Competition/South Central Bell
Honor Award/AIA
National Energy Conservation Award Honorable Mention/Owens-Coming Fiberglass Corp
Progressive Architecture/Published
Engineering News Record/Published
Southern Building Magazine/Published
New Products and Processes/Published

Golden Residence
Merit Award for Residential/AIA
Member Choice Award/AIA
Portico Magazine/Published

Harbert International Office Building
On track for LEED Gold

Homewood Middle School
LEED Silver Certification/USGBC
Merit Award/AIA
Honor Award/Best-in-Show/AIA
Best Education Project/South Central Construction
Public Sector Deal of the Year/Birmingham Business Journal
Published/Alabama Construction News
Published/Portico Magazine
Published/Environmental Design + Construction
Published/Birmingham News

Honda Training Facility
Honor Citation/AIA
Honor Award I/AIA
Honor Award II/AIA
Design Alabama Journal/Published

Jefferson County Bessemer Jail
Honor Award/AIA
Design Award/AIA

Jefferson County Courthouse, Birmingham
Merit Award/AIA
Preservation Award/Birmingham Historical Society
Jefferson County Domestic Relations Courthouse
Merit Award I/AIA
Merit Award II/AIA
Honorable Mention/AIA
Design Alabama Journal/Published

Jemison Building Flats
Honor Award I/AIA
Honor Citation/AIA
Preservation Award/Birmingham Historical Society
Achievement Award/Operation New Birmingham

Jemison Park
Honor Citation/AIA
Honor Award I/AIA
Honor Award II/AIA
Member Choice Award/AIA

Kia Training Facility
Honor Award, 2008
AIA Birmingham Chapter

Liberty Park
Architecture South Magazine/Published

Protective Life Building - Phase 3
Honor Award/AIA
Winner, Places and Spaces Competition/Birmingham Historical Society
Horizon Award/Horizon 280 Association

Riverfront Development

Honor Award/AIA

Veteran's Memorial
Honor Citation/AIA
Honorable Mention I/AIA
Honorable Mention II/AIA
Southern Living Magazine/Published
Member Honor Award/AIA
B.L. Harbert International
Bank of Tuscaloosa
Baptist Health System
Biocryst Pharmaceuticals
Birmingham Zoo
Birmingham-Southern College
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Boy Scouts of America
Cardiovascular Associates
Children's Health Systems
City of Birmingham
Corporate Realty Associates
First Commerical Bank
Globe Life & Accident Insurance Company
Heery International Incorporated
Homewood Board of Education
Jefferson County
Jefferson County Board of Education
Kia Motors America
Protective Life Insurance
Railroad Park Foundation
Servis1st Bank
Southeastern Conference
SouthTrust Corporation
State of Alabama
United American Insurance
University of Alabama
University of Alabama Birmingham
YMCA Central Alabama

For Immediate Hire

In the course of 50 years of practice in Birmingham, Alabama, GA studio has developed a regional reputation for design with an acute grasp of the issues of construction. Through a rigorous, rationalist approach to problem solving, we have produced decades of built work that strengthens our clients, enhances the community and advances the profession.

Our current practice aims to transform construction through a unique methodology which integrates manufacturing into a design-build approach that we call Design Manufacture Construct (DMC). To that end, we have built a highly capable manufacturing facility in Bessemer where we develop, test, and manufacture building components to support our goal of producing the highest quality Architecture that performs twice as well, and at half the cost as traditional delivery methods. This unique approach has extended our well-earned reputation nationally.

We are currently seeking passionate architects with a penchant for detailed problem solving and 1 – 10 years of experience to support our work on a number of exciting projects across the country. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit is required; strong conceptual, technical, and graphic skills are desired, along with the ability to work in a variety of roles within a quickly evolving practice.

Send your resume/CV and related materials in .pdf format (max. 4 MB) to rspencer@gastudio.com

For Immediate Hire

We are looking for a smart, nimble and talented problem solver to help with the formation of our Digital Fabrication and Robotic lab with 1-10 years experience. The position is responsible for R&D and implementation of automated fabrication practices within the Design Manufacturing and Construction (DMC) approach to building. This is a challenging and critical project within the organization and the candidate will have significant opportunity for growth.

Individual must be hands-on problem solvers, personally driven to make everything around them better be able to visualize in 3D, work independently and within a team. Ideally, individual need to be comfortable in a start-up environment (i.e. flexible, creative, pro-active, responsive, good sense of humor, and able to deal with ambiguity), process oriented, computer savvy, mechanically inclined and willing to learn new things.

Education: Master’s Degree in robotic engineering or related studies in digital fabrication

Essential Skills:
? Experience with 3D Printing applications and hardware
? Previous experience with CNC and Robotic Hardware
? Familiar with computer programming
? Ability to analyze and solve problems efficiently
? Ability to read and interpret drawings
? Must be a critical thinker with problem solving skills
? Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with team members
? Willingness to work with a diverse group of people

Duties & Responsibilities:
? Conduct and lead R&D efforts in developing robotic construction systems around material development and component creation
? Develop and document processes for maintaining and implementing automated machinery in BLOX workflows.
? Work with and communicate regularly with design and construction management teams to improve current processes through automation.
? Maintain and support a positive work culture of high employee engagement

Send your resume/CV and related materials in .pdf format (max. 4 MB) to nrenfro@gastudio.com