PHILOSOPHY AND DESIGN INTENT (25%): In the lead designer's words
(maximum of two pages), as related to this project, state: the parameters of an
overall design philosophy; his/her approach to the challenge of public architecture
and related issues; parameters that may apply in creating a secure and
welcoming state-of-the-art border facility and commitment to integrated and
LEAD DESIGNER PROFILE (15%): Submit a biographical sketch (maximum of
three pages) including education, professional experience, recognition for design
efforts inclusive of the portfolio examples. Identify and describe areas of
responsibility and commitment to each project.
LEAD DESIGNER PORTFOLIO (25%): Submit a portfolio representative of the
lead designer's ability to provide design excellence. Address his or her
participation in each project. If a single designer, submit a portfolio of up to three
projects completed in the last ten years (maximum of five pages per project).
If the lead designer is a team, submit graphics and a description of up to two
projects from each lead designer or lead design discipline. The narrative shall
address the design philosophy with salient features for each project and discuss
how the client's program, functional, image, mission, economic, schedule,
and operations and maintenance objectives were satisfied by the overall
design/planning solution. Include tangible evidence such as certificates, awards,
peer recognition, etc., demonstrating design excellence. Where there is
duplication with criteria (1) Past Performance on Design, the lead designer
shall address his or her participation in the project.
The shortlisted lead designers and associated A/E firms will be notified and asked to
submit more detailed information indicating each member of the design team, including
all outside consultants. Sufficient time will be provided for the lead designer and
associated A/E design firm to establish its team. The firms will be required to complete
Standard Form 330 Architect Engineer Qualifications Parts I and II that reflect the entire
design team. The government will establish the detailed evaluation criteria and the date
that these submittals are due and provide the selection criteria for the interviews along
with the Stage I shortlist announcement. INSERT NOTICE OF SMALL BUSINESS
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The board will interview each team. Candidates should be prepared to discuss all
aspects of the criteria indicated above and evaluation criteria as established for Stage
II, and demonstrate their ability to fulfill all project requirements. Emphasis will be
placed on the lead designer-A/E team's understanding of the unique aspects of the
project, their design philosophy, project management process, and quality assurance
plan. END THIS PARAGRAPH WITH ONE OF THREE CHOICES:
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USE THIS TEXT: Responses to the evaluation criteria and interview questions will be
used to rank the lead Designer-A/E teams.
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