Cultural and Civic Space project tenders
At the Thursday 13th February 2020 Coffs Harbour City Council meeting, the tenders for the appointment of Project Managers Turner and Townsend, Cost Management Consultant Altus Group, Head Design Consultant BVN Architecture were approved.
What does this mean?
The positions of Head Design Consultant and the design team, external Project Manager and Cost Manager are an essential part of the detailed design process which develops the precise detail of the building structure, design, layout and fit out.The approval of the demolition Development Application for 23-31 Gordon Street allows the existing buildings to be removed, preparing the site for construction.
The Project Manager’s role is to manage the key project consultants (including the architect and their design team, the cost manager and the builder). The PM aims to deliver the project within Council’s approved budget and time frames.
The Head Design Consultant’s role has two main parts:
As the project’s architect, create and implement architectural and interior design for the new building, keeping to Council approved budget and time-frames; and
Manage their design team (including engineers, sustainability consultant, landscape architect and others) and incorporate the builder’s input in their role as design consultant.
The Cost Manager’s role is to continuously monitor and manage the project’s finances and provide feedback to Council so that decisions can be made regarding project costs.The Cultural and Civic Space project team are excited to have this team on board, and are looking forward to working with them to deliver the building.