REDESIGNING THE DESIGN COMPETITION
The Design Architect Selection Process commenced in November 2022, when Transform 1012 held a virtual event “Redesigning the Design Competition” with the goal of crowdsourcing community knowledge to curate a more equitable process in selecting a design team. The results of this forum and continued conversations have led to this unique and deliberate next phase. Read a summary of the convening HERE.
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PRE-SUBMISSION WEBINAR in collaboration with
MASS Design Group:
In this online webinar on July 24th, 2023, we discussed the history of the building, Mr. Fred Rouse, stakeholders and programming needs including the project's overall scope.
For those who were not able to attend, please click HERE for the session recording.
SUBMISSION OF STATEMENT OF VALUES AND COMMITMENTS
In lieu of a typical RFQ (Request for Qualifications), Transform 1012 requests that Design Architect candidates submit a two-page “Statement of Values and Commitments” expressing how their work aligns with Transform 1012’s mission and their relationship and commitment to reparative justice and the communities served by The Fred Rouse Center for Arts and Community Healing. Transform 1012 is interested in a design architect’s thoughts about spacial justice, redistribution of resources, and community healing and the ways in which these commitments have impacted their work thus far. The organization seeks both professional and creative talent, as well as an alignment of values.
Requests for Information due August 9, 2023
The Statement of Values and Commitments were due on August 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM CT.
The Statement of Values and Commitments are due on August 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM CT and must be received before this date and time to be considered.
SHORTLIST SELECTION AND ANNOUNCEMENT:
We received 27 responses, with a wide range of local, national, and international respondents. Transform 1012 and its partners will gather and consider the responses, compiling the submittals for review by the selection committee. The committee will then formulate a short list with the design architect selections for the next phase of the process. Transform 1012 will notify all respondents of their placement/non-placement on the shortlist in September 22, 2023.
Residency and Design Concept Development: From October 15 to 18, 2023, up to three selected design architects will visit Fort Worth for a full four days of conversations and meetings with stakeholders, site visits and community engagement sessions, allowing them to become familiar with the city. Their time in Fort Worth will result in a design concept that will be presented in a public forum and later displayed in an exhibition format online and in the community. Over the course of four weeks, and with input from community members, these proposals will be reviewed for the final selection.
Announcement of Design Architect Selection: In November 15, 2023, Transform 1012 will announce who the architect is for The Fred Rouse Center for Arts and Community Healing. Add this disclaimer at the end of the phases: Please note that the above activities and dates are subject to change at the discretion of Transform 1012 N. Main Street. Change notifications will be provided to each firm as appropriate.
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Please note that the above activities and dates are subject to change at the discretion of Transform 1012 N. Main Street. Change notifications will be provided to each firm as appropriate.