FEAB-R     Architect Selection                                                                               FEAB-R


Among criteria considered in the selection of an architect shall be the following:


1.         Training and experience, including that of partners and associates;

2.         Planning ability and expertise in interpreting educational specifications;

3.         Promptness and ability to meet deadlines;

4.         Specification writing, accuracy, and sufficiency of detail;

5.         Imagination in design, appearance, and utility of work;

6.         Adequacy of supervision and inspection of previous jobs;

7.         Integrity of firm;

8.         Relations with contractors and demand for quality performance;

9.         Experience with government agencies;

10.       Adequacy of staff for the building to be designed;

11.       General business procedures of firm;

12.       Examples of previous plans, specifications and construction of other district projects;

13.       Willingness to work with a coordinated construction plan if such is the desire of the board;

14.       Assumption of responsibility to follow up on any problems which surface after construction and during periods in which performance and material guarantees are in effect;

15.       Responsibility for correction of faulty or ineffective design; and

16.       Economic factors, such as demonstrated ability to design and provide adequate, well-constructed buildings at a reasonable cost.