Takween’s mission focuses on innovative and concrete solutions that have been researched, tested and implemented to meet the needs of communities and their specific built environments to achieve inclusive urban spaces that will thrive for generations to come. With this mission, Takween aims to improve the quality for inhabitants living in cities across Egypt and the Middle East.
Full-Time - 2 Months
Cairo with possible travel for site visits
Design & Planning Unit
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
About the job
Takween-ICD is seeking for interns to assist in the documentation, needs assessment, and conceptual design phases of multiple projects in the heritage conservation and environmental upgrading sectors. The projects are in different locations including, Luxor, Fayyum, and Historic Cairo. The purpose of the internship is to provide an opportunity for individuals to substantively contribute to and learn from our work. The intern will be given specific tasks and responsibilities and will be challenged to develop their capabilities and gain experience.
Key Result Areas
The intern will support Takween ICD team particularly in needs assessment of the stakeholders and documentation phases of the working area(s), in addition to the conceptual design proposals;
Surveying of existing conditions of the study area(s);
Working on field with different stakeholders;
Assisting in developing and maintaining the outcomes;
Producing conceptual design proposals’ packages including drawings and 3D models.
Undergraduate student (Senior) or fresh graduate with successful completion of at least 4 years of an undergraduate degree in Urban Design or Architecture;
Knowledge, experience and interest in urban development and community participation;
Prior experience in fields relevant to urban development is preferred;
Strong skills (AutoCad, 3D Max , Sketch up, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illutrator, Adobe Indesign);
Good communication skills;
Good analytical skills.
Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween-ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a young dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween-ICD specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween-ICD provides project planning, design and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween-ICD fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading; heritage management and conservation; community development and mobilization; and direct involvement in participatory design and construction activities.