1 July 1998
Special requirements and use areas (furniture, signage, kitchen equipment, shops, auditorium
User space requirements
Number of Employees including projections (M/F and shifts).
Clear Heights required.
Demolition and Phasing Plan (for renovation/expansion projects).
If the Design-Build Contractor is expected to produce exterior elevations to match existing
installation Architectural guidelines, Architectural guidelines from the installation should be
provided in the RFP technical specifications. They should include style, details and other
excerpts that explain the installation's overall Architectural Theme. (Pictures of acceptable
buildings may be used to provide the information)
A narrative that discusses building related materials, finishes and colors. The narrative should
define the building's aesthetic aspects with regards to life safety, image, budget, function,
appearance retention, durability and maintainability. If specific applied materials are required
to obtain an image or support a function these should be discussed.
A building related design narrative that emphasizes what image the interiors are to project, the
materials to use in specific areas. If particular design related items are required such as crown
moldings, corner guards, blinds, auditorium seating provide and narrative and be specific
about where these items are installed.
Provide typical interior signage and any additional requirements for directional, informational,
and regulatory requirements for interior signage. If prewired workstations are included in the
Construction, require workstation signs.
Design criteria including codes to be used for design, minimum strengths and basic design
Special structural requirements including specific load conditions and deviations from the
Special Plumbing Requirements (handicap requirements, low flow requirements, maximum
hot water requirements, dilution basins, grease separators, sewage ejection, etc.).