FAQs

28 February 2018

28. Is it possible to have two (2) Lead Design Architects in the team?

Maximum of two (2) lead architects are allowed for firms that will participate as partners/consortium/joint venture. Such firms must comply with the minimum qualifications stated in the mechanics of the competition.

29. Our design firm will be partnering with another lead design architect, we just want to know if it will be a concern when the firm is shortlisted?

If participating firm is partnering with another design architect, the design architect will be a consultant of the participating firm.

30. Will the two (2) Lead Design Architects in the team be credited as Team Leaders for the project?

The two (2) Lead Design Architects may be credited as Team Leaders if their respective firms are participating as partners/ joint venture/ consortium.

31. If we were to join the design competition together with a foreign firm can we put two lead architects in our submission? The format requires the following:
Lead Architect, Green Design Professional, Landscape Architect, Interior Designer, Structural Engineer

A maximum of two (2) Lead Design Architects are allowed for as long as their respective firms are participating as  partners/ joint venture/ consortium. The list of key members stated in the mechanics is prefered and not for strict compliance. 

32. I’m planning to put myself and our partner as the lead architects. Is this allowed?

The two (2) Lead Design Architects may be credited as Team Leaders if their respective firms are participating as partners/ joint venture/ consortium.

33. Principal of a studio has been licensed and in business operation for six (6) years but the architectural firm has been registered only since January 2016. Does the individual licensed architect qualify for the 5 years in business operation (and enter as the said architectural firm) or is qualification strictly for the firm's existence?

Participating firm should have a proven track record and thus should be in existence for atleast 5 years. As stated in the mechanics, the competition is open to all registered architectural firms that have been operating for at least five (5) years in the business. You may explore other options such as partnering or participating as joint venture with another architectural firm that meets the requirements to be able to join the competition. The architectural firm that meets the qualifications must be the lead firm of the team.