The Office of the Victorian Government Architect has updated its procurement guidelines for state government agencies with the aim of improving design outcomes. The Government as ‘Smart Client’ guidelines were first released in 2013. The update comes in response to recent changes observed by the OVGA in the procurement of design services, buildings and infrastructure, and the emergence of new models such as program alliances. They are informed by recent projects, including the State Library Victoria Redevelopment and the Level Crossing Removal Project. Read more…

Source: architectureau.com

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