First selection: Candidate submission Second selection: Paid presentation
Number of competitors: 20 Number of finalists: 4
Scope: Provincial (Québec) Targeted professionals: Consortium of OAQ member architects (for 10 years) and OIQ engineers (for 10 years - civil, structure, mechanics, electricity), LEED Canada accredited professionals (architecture, mechanics / electricity), estimation consultant, consultant in building code and consultant in landscape architecture or urban design.
Type of presentation: Before a jury Public presentation: None
Professional advisor: Louise Amiot Steering committee: Yes Technical committee: Yes
Program prepared by the Borough of Saint-Laurent.
Summary program prepared by the professional advisor in collaboration with the Borough of Saint-Laurent.
Regulation prepared by the professional advisor.
Competition duration: 5 1/2 months Launch of call for candidates: August 6, 2010 End of stage 1 (selection of finalists): September 2, 2010 End of stage 2 (selection of winner): December 2, 2010 Jury deliberations: December 15-16, 2010
Subsequent stages: Ground-breaking ceremony: August 2013 Opening to public: June 2017 Official inauguration: June 2017
Building Montréal UNESCO City of Design project*
Borough of Saint-Laurent
*An initiative of the Bureau du design de la Ville de Montréal and the UNESCO Chair in Landscape and Environment at the Université de Montréal funded equally by the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine, the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire, the Conférence régionale des élus de Montréal and the Ville de Montréal.
Competition budget: $345,000 Fees paid to the finalists (amount subtracted from contract awarded to winner): $115,000 Other fees (e.g.: professional advisor, jury, technical experts, etc.): $87,000 Production budget: $52,000,000
Professional fees of the winner represent 6.35% of the project’s production budget. Competition costs represent 0.66% of the project’s production budget.