The questions relate to a proposal for a
new concert hall to be designed and built in
Bucharest, Romania. The project has an estimated value of US$300 million which includes, design
and taxes; it
Mayor of Bucharest is keen to have
an iconic structure which reflects Romania’s culture
, and will be seen as an exciting and innovative
. The project is to be part
funded through a loan from the Europe
an Bank for Reco
and Development (EBRD)
up to 50% of the total cost
he rest of the project will
be financed by the
The proposal is
to hold a design competition for international and Romanian companies for the
design and delivery of the concert hall. The rules of the competition explicitly state that the design
include a design
led consortium for design
sign and build delivery of
The competition documents stipulate that innovative technology should be used in the
design and production of the project.
The review panel will comprise 8 people, including the
Mayor of Bucharest, a governme
, 4 local architects, and 2
The concert hall must be finished to the highest possible
quality and design
very important. I
t is anticipated that the plot of land designated for the concert hall and ancillary
buildings will attract devel
opers seeking to build hotels and other leisure facilities.
in which the concert hall is located
Romania has strict rules on foreign ownership of local companies. The
any competition submissions
work and skills training for the local
The Romanian Ministry of Environment and Water Management is making efforts to
a) It can be submitted any time before the deadline. Any submission after the deadline
will carry a penalty mark.
) The assignment will be marked and count 100% towards the overall value of the
international construction module mark.
align the Romanian environmental standards with the European standards.
No local cons
companies are of sufficient size to undertake this project.
Answer ALL question
, each has 25% allocation.
State any assumptions you make in answering the question
What are the advantages and disadvantages to both the client and the project delivery teams
for the design and delivery of the project
of having eit
a) a design
design and build arrangement
state that the evaluation will be
weighted and based
and environmentally friendly design (
construction cost (
and skills tra
speed of delivery (5%)
Assuming you are proposing to bid for the project as a design
build contractor based in Germany, describe
the factors to be taken into account when
preparing and submitting the entry for the competition.
The EBRD have established high ethical standards for
any project on which they will be lending
money. Discuss the ethical principles
which the design team and the construction team must
and some of the challenges they will face
project insurance to cover both design and production.
What would be the
advantages and disadvantages
to the client of such an