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Architects blast council over tender’s 70:30 weighting of cost over experience

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I spoke to the Project Manager on this procurement competition. There are 500 words only allocated to address 'quality'. When pressed I was told that it would be adequate to say in what way you have worked on environmentally sensitive sites. Basically they are seeking an architect who has 'done it before'- so lowering risk- and the cheapest. There is no indication at all that this client has any interest in quality. Sad that ambition on such important sites is zero.

Posted date

12 July, 2018

Posted time

12:51 pm

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