First selection: Candidate submission (with sketch) Second selection: Paid presentation
Number of competitors: 25 Number of finalists: 4
Scope: Provincial (Québec) Targeted professionals: Consortium architects members of the OAQ, engineers (civil, structure, mechanical, electrical) and LEED Canada accredited professionals.
Type of presentation: Before a jury and public audience Public presentation: 50 people
Professional advisor: Philippe Drolet Steering committee: No Technical committee: Yes
Program prepared by the Direction de la culture, des sports, des loisirs et du développement social of the Borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grace and by the Direction des stratégies et des transactions immobilières of the Ville de Montréal with the advice of the professional advisor.
Regulation prepared by the professional advisor, seen and commented by the jury, the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine du Québec, the Borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and the Direction du contentieux of the Ville de Montréal.
Competition duration: 5 months Launch of call for candidates: April 16, 2010 End of stage 1 (selection of finalists): May 25, 2010 End of stage 2 (selection of winner): September 9, 2010 Jury deliberations: September 16-17, 2010
Subsequent stages: Ground-breaking ceremony: February 1, 2012 Opening to public: February 6, 2016 Official inauguration: February 7, 2016
40% from the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine
40% from the Ville de Montréal
20% from the Borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Competition budget: $268,000 Fees paid to the 3 finalists (amount subtracted from contract awarded to winner): $75,000 Other fees (e.g.: professional advisor, jury, technical experts, etc.): $43,000 Production budget: $24,000,000
Professional fees of the winners (architects and engineers) represent 6.25% of the project’s production budget. Competition costs represent 1.12% of the project’s production budget.