Parking Garage

Outstanding Parking Garage/Development




To qualify the project must have been completed/refurbished after 01 July 2017 and operational at time of entry to the awards.
Assessment criteria
Applicant’s description (max 2500 words for all criteria – bullet points are provided as an indicative guide to responses)

FUNCTIONALITY (25%)
• Function of the garage/facility  (outline improvements and clear statement of why refurbishment was needed if a refurbished car park with clear identification of ‘Before’ vs. ‘After’ gains), how does it meet the specific needs of the destination served
• Contribution to local community
• Contribution to quality of urban space
• External ability to find the car park by vehicles and pedestrians with focus on signage
• Act as a gateway to destination

STRUCTURE (25%)
• Design principles and features
• Outline of construction process detailing materials used (proven use of high-quality materials and finish)
• Details of a sensitive, sympathetic and aesthetic treatment of the exterior and locale
• Future proofing for new types and sizes of vehicles (e.g. electric vehicles) or repurposing to other uses
• Number of spaces and levels detailing cost per bay
• Environmental considerations during construction and when operational – sustainability of materials used Applicable to refurbished car parks ONLY
• Detail innovative solutions to engineering challenges
• Structural and operational problems affecting the car park
• The process of defining and planning the repairs or improvements

LEVEL OF SERVICE (25%)
• Layout, traffic flow, size of bays
• Facilities for all categories of user (disabled persons, motorcyclists and pedestrians)
• Show highest standard signage of pedestrian paths, orientation, internal way finding
• Safety and security features (staffing, lighting, CCTV, help-points etc.)
• Parking equipment, including payment technology adopted where applicable
• Provides high quality, well-lit interiors with well-planned vehicle circulation paths and particulars of
• Presentation
• Entry/exit configuration, flexibility for surges of use
• Value added services

MANAGEMENT and FINANCIAL (25%)
• Overall budget and budget per space with specifics of project funding
• Information and customer service
• Show a degree of co-operation between the developer, designers and planning authority
• Attended/unattended, if attended facilities and working conditions for staff
• Cleanliness
• Environmental impact
• Arrangements for infrastructure maintenance including ongoing costs
• Describe payment systems and enforcement regime (where applicable)

UPLOADS TO SUPPORT SUBMISSION
IMAGES (REQUIRED) - upload ten images with a maximum of fifteen high resolution (1920 x 1080 px) JPGs and PNGs of the car park interior and exterior.

CAR PARK DETAILS (REQUIRED) - upload each of the below as a PDF file
1. Plans and circulation details
2. Traffic flow diagrams or images noting site access/egress
3. Image(s) of site signage

AUDIO/VIDEO OR MEDIA CLIPPINGS (Optional) – Audio/video or media clippings

TOTAL POINTS = 100

DETAILS OF THE TEAM INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT
COMPANY MAKING THE SUBMISSION:
OTHER CONTRACTORS OR CONSULTANTS INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT (and details of the work undertaken by each team member):
 

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