Victorian architects will have the opportunity to play a critical role in the post-lockdown re-opening of outdoor dining in Melbourne.
The Australian Institute of Architects is seeking expressions of interest from practices to undertake set-price work for the City of Melbourne in assisting hospitality venues, in various precincts develop a site plans as part of their permit application for outdoor dining.
Outdoor dining will be allowed in Melbourne once the city reaches the third step in the state government’s reopening roadmap, when the average daily number of new COVID-19 cases is less than five. Small and medium businesses can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 to support temporary outdoor dining.
The Institute is aking practices to complete a survey to confirm eligibility. It will provide the information to the City of Melbourne, who will contact practices to undertake procurement of services.
The City of Melbourne is seeking architects/practices who:
- Are Pre-Qualified Consultants on the Victorian Government Construction Supplier Register
- Have undertaken previous urban design work.
- Have undertaken previous hospitality work.
- Have undertaken previous work for the City of Melbourne or other local government authorities.
To register an expression of interest, head here.