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2024 Unified Design Summer Internship Application is Now Open!

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM: The 3North Unified Design Summer Internship is an intensive 10-week experience in our Richmond, Virginia, studio that has been developed for students of advanced standing who possess the design talent, work ethic, and creative passion that we value at 3North. The program provides practical experience in a professional multi-disciplinary design environment that…

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Technical Director Position Open

JOB OPENING: Technical Director 3North is an award-winning Unified Design firm with studios in Richmond, VA, and San Francisco, CA. We believe great design only happens when multiple disciplines collaborate without walls or silos. That is why we have spent the past 20 years building a firm of architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and graphic designers who work across…

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Career Inquiries

  We're always on the lookout for talented individuals excited about our mission and who share our values to join 3North. Whether you are an architect, interior designer, landscape architect, graphic designer, or a combination thereof, we probably have a position just for you. If you’re interested in joining our team, please send a cover…

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Architect Project Manager Position Open

  JOB OPENING: ARCHITECT PROJECT MANAGER 3North is an award-winning, Unified Design firm with studios in Richmond, VA and San Francisco, CA. We believe great design only happens when multiple disciplines collaborate without walls or silos. That’s why we’ve spent the past 20 years building a firm of architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and graphic designers who work across…

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Ed Pillsbury and Katie Harrigan Promoted to Firm Principals

3North is pleased to announce the promotion of senior architects Katie Harrigan and Ed Pillsbury to firm principals. Alongside their many firm-wide contributions, Ed and Katie provide dynamic shared leadership of 3North’s growing commercial studio. Having practiced for 18+ years, Ed leads 3North’s cultural practice, which includes remarkable clients ranging from the Richmond Ballet to…

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James River Center Virtual Community Meetings

Join us next week for any of the virtual community meetings to learn more about the James River Center as we would love your input on this exciting project! Register by clicking one of the dates below: Monday, September 20, at 6:00 pm Tuesday, September 21, at 9:00 am Wednesday, September 22, at 12:00 pm…

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Bellemeade Green Street Project Underway

We partnered with the James River Association, Timmons Group, the City of Richmond, and Groundwork RVA to design and implement a “green street” to improve walkability and add green infrastructure to a 1/2 mile stretch of roadway in Richmond’s Bellemeade neighborhood. Benefits will include a safer route for bicycling to and from Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary…

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3North’s Managing Principal, Jay Hugo, Speaks at AIA National Leadership Academy on “Alternative Firm Ideologies”

We’re excited to share that 3North’s Managing Principal, Jay Hugo, presented at the AIA National Leadership Academy Virtual Class session on “Alternative Firm Ideologies” among other professionals across the country. Guided by a holistic approach to design, Jay shared his beliefs and experiences in providing clients the best service through a multi-disciplinary business model. He…

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The Martin Agency is Adweek’s 2020 U.S. Ad Agency of the Year

We want to congratulate our friends at The Martin Agency for being named Adweek's U.S. Ad Agency of the Year! We are honored to have built a wonderful partnership with this world-class agency over the years, transforming multiple areas of their Richmond headquarters into more dynamic and versatile spaces that encourage collaboration and foster connectivity. We…

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A Message from 3North

Hello friends, We hope that you are happy, healthy and enjoying some degree of success during these challenging times. We want you to know that the folks at 3North are continuing our projects and initiatives as scheduled from the comfort (and occasional chaos) of our homes – all while practicing social distancing and hunting for…

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