Strategies for Selecting
the Lead Designer and the Design Excellence A/E Team
Sample Charrette Rules
2. Sponsor and Authority
The GSA PBS Office of the Chief Architect is the sponsor for this design charrette
competition. This project is a Design Excellence project.
3. Professional Advisor
NAME of AFFILIATION has been appointed by GSA to serve as a consultant in
the capacity of professional advisor for this design charrette competition. He/She is
responsible for advising on the competition program, helping GSA develop the
competition rules and procedures, and organizing and managing the competition.
4. Charrette Competition Jury
The jury is charged with the responsibility of reviewing and evaluating the competition
submissions. The names of the members of the jury will not be disclosed until after
completion of the A/E selection process.
5. Charrette Schedule
The charrette will be held DATE at the LOCATION in Toledo, Ohio. The following is
the schedule for the charrette:
DATE 7:00 pm
All team members will convene in Salon C in the LOCATION conference
facility for an informal briefing by members of the Toledo Planning
Commission who will give a brief overview of the history and future plans
for the city.
Firms will gain access to their respective charrette rooms for the purpose
of setting up tables, chairs, and drawing equipment prior to the next day
Completion of team room setup. ADVISOR NAME will lock and secure
DATE 7:00 am
"Coffee/Danish" will be available in Salon C in the LOCATION conference
Orientation meeting will start promptly in Salon C with opening comments
by GSA. ADVISOR NAME will review charrette rules, distribute charrette
program, reveal the site, and distribute base drawings and site
photographs. Attendance of all charrette participants is mandatory.
Following the session, the teams will visit the site that has been chosen
for the charrette. If necessary, GSA will provide transportation to and
from the site.
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