Presentation on theme: "Victorian Design Review Panel Presentation. Office of the Victorian Government Architect (OVGA) …champions quality of design in the built environment."— Presentation transcript:
Office of the Victorian Government Architect (OVGA) …champions quality of design in the built environment. The OVGA provides leadership and strategic advice to government about architecture and urban design and promotes an awareness about how good design can make great living places and urban environments. Administrative office from October 24 th, 2011 The Vaults, Six Degrees
Office of the Victorian Government Architect (OVGA) Project inception: assistance in scoping the project, selecting procurement route, writing the brief, process of selecting design team Design development : design review through Victorian Design Review Panel (VDRP), Design Quality Teams or OVGA independent review. The Vaults, Six Degrees
Victorian Design Review Panel Election commitment 3 year pilot project Year 1 – Government projects Year 2/3 – Government + private sector (through LAs) Aim: To support Government clients in raising the design quality of proposals, achieve best value and ensure that all opportunities are realised for all Victorians in public projects. Bendigo Art Gallery - FKA Melbourne Recital Hall, ARM
Victorian Design Review Panel 25 design and development professionals – architects, urban designers, landscape architects and planners 8 technical specialists – sustainability, feasibility, public art, masterplanning, universal design, economic development Government design specialists Directed and managed by the OVGA
Victorian Design Review Panel Maximum 6 panel members per review Meet one day a month, 2 sessions x 2/3 projects OVGA work with clients & design teams to prepare for design review + site visit Project briefings for panel members prior to review Clients + design teams + other stakeholders present Chaired by Victorian Government Architect (VGA) and Associate VGA Formal letter of advice following review from OVGA
Victorian Design Review Panel Free high level expertise through formal peer review Ensuring better public outcomes Supporting clients realise the full potential of their projects: value for money Making consultants work harder for their clients Advisory. Constructive. At the right time.
Victorian Design Review Panel Project Selection 1. Proposals that are significant because of their size or the uses they contain 2.Proposals that are significant because of their site 3.Proposals with an importance greater than their size, use or site would suggest Masterplan, development framework Buildings, public space, streets, parks Design and construct, PPPs, Alliance The earlier the better, return reviews welcome.