Building Culture: Procurement of UK Arts Construction

Building Culture: Procurement of UK Arts Construction describes from inception, the commissioning culture and practice of UK arts buildings, over 204 A4 pages with 185 illustrations and appendices.

Building Culture: Procurement of UK Arts Construction – Appendices

The appendices available here online accompany the print publication of ‘Building Culture: Procurement of UK Arts Construction’ by Bridget Sawyers & Walter Menteth, Project Compass CIC, 2021 The addendices provide supplementary detail on arts funding bodies, their organsational structure and their procedures and guidance along with provisions instigated in response to Covid 19 and Brexit. The core…

Transforming Public Procurement: Response to the Government Green Paper Consultation

This submission responds to the consultation on post Brexit reform of public procurement being proposed by the UK Government, published on 15 December 2020.

Competition Culture in Europe 2017-2020: Final Report

Competition Culture in Europe 2017-20

In Competition Culture in Europe 2017-2020: Final Report, activities, research and educational outputs from the 2017 International Competition Culture in Europe (CCIE) conference,  and the wider CCIE programme, are assembled to provide invaluable resources, knowledge and guidance. 25 European countries were involved in the programme and in six research programmes were set up.

Competition Culture in Europe: Voices

This publication comprises a series of essays by distinguished architects, competition organisers, scholars and commentators in 22 chapters on architectural competitions.

The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions

This is an engaging and extensive review of architectural competitions. Merging the immediacy of practitioners’ competition experience and the rigorousness of scientific writing, each section features comprehensive research and lively discussion from an international set of experts.

Competition Culture in Europe, 2013 – 2016

Competition Culture in Europe

A pan-European survey of architectural competitions providing: 1) data on numbers and typologies; 2) practical info. on international portals, regulations and critical discourse and 3) country case studies providing commentary on the architectural culture within each state.  These survey results by Architectuur Lokaal, in collaboration with A10 New European Architecture Cooperative and Project Compass were launched…

Building Better Flood Resilience for Southsea’s Frontage and Common

This report provides an evaluation of Southsea’s proposed sea defences, provides a programme summary and, following the findings, proposes a resilient design alternative delivering more sustainable long-term benefits.

A synopsis of UK Architectural Competitions Practices and Trends

This Project Compass report is a synopsis on UK architectural competitions and trends to 2017.

Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes (RIBA)

Published by the RIBA in 2016, Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes sets out how public client organisations can get better possible outcomes when they procure architectural services.