Q&A REGARDING THE COMPETITION
Please find below questions submitted by registered competitors and the related answers, made publicly available.
Evaluation criteria mentioned are: the expertise, experience, qualification and financial soundness of the company etc.
1. How do you anticipate we will be able to answer the evaluation criteria in Stage 1 without revealing the identity of the entrant?
Answer: for stage 1, entrants should be able to demonstrate experience, expertise and qualification by providing information on past projects of a suitable size and scope, without disclosing their exact location or client. Financial soundness will only be considered at stage 2.
2. Is the above criteria to form part of the 4 x A4 pages required or is it in addition to those pages?
Answer: yes, this information must be included in the 4 x A4 pages.
1. We understand that the construction budget is $570 000.00. And this includes GST and includes Engineering Assessment.
Does it include Consultant Fees?
Answer: As per the Design Competition Brief, Section 3.10, Scope of the Contract Prize, the final construction cost of the memorial is expected to be no more than NZD $570,000 (including GST), and must include engineering and other necessary sub-consultancy.
2. The Evaluation criteria states - clear and sound budgeting for the proposal, minimising any risk of overspending.
Are you expecting a Cost Estimate of the Concept Design as part of the Competition Submission?
Answer: As As per the Design Competition Brief, Section 3.8, Lodging Submission, the Stage 1 entry must include an indicative budget for the project.