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Burlington City Arts

The Energy Commons at ECHO

LEAHY CENTER FOR LAKE CHAMPLAIN

SEE ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FROM  INFO SESSION JUNE 20 2017

ECHO and Burlington City Arts are soliciting proposals from qualified individuals or firms for the design and fabrication of two (2) art installations for a new public space to be located on ECHO’s northern campus known as “Energy Commons.” Energy Commons will explore our past, present, and future relationship to energy through interactive experiences and social connection.

Collaborative submissions drawing from multiple disciplines (ie, artists, engineers, scientists, fabricators, etc) are encouraged in order to maximize creative, innovative, content potential. Applicants are advised to read ECHO's concept document on Energy Commons and respond to criteria outlined in the RFPs to be competitive. Applications that do not include all required submission materials will not be accepted.

DEADLINE 1 : August 21, 2017: Large scale, Iconic highly visible focal point for Burlington's waterfront. Budget $50,000-$80,000. 

Estimated Timeline
August 21, 2017: Preliminary proposal concepts due. 
Please see RFP  for specific submission requirements and criteria.
August 28, 2017: Finalists selected (finalists receive $2000 honoraria)
October 2, 2017 (TBD): Finalists submit full proposals
October 6, 2017 (TBD): Contract awarded.
Fall 2018: Installation

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 21, 2017: Bike rack that creatively interprets Energy Commons' themes. Budget $8,000-$15,000.

Estimated Timeline
August 21, 2017: Proposals due.  Please see RFP for specific submission requirements and criteria.
August 28, 2017: Proposal chosen/contract awarded
Fall 2018: Installation

 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FROM  INFO SESSION JUNE 20 2017

Meeting Notes--Questions and Answers

List of Attendees

Site Plan Handout 
Use this handout in conjunction with the plans below to situate preferred locations within Energy Commons.

ECHO Building Plans  (LARGE FILE WARNING!)

ECHO Civil Plans (LARGE FILE WARNING!) 

Additional drawings may be added as they become available.

TO SUBMIT:

Please refer to RFPs for specific submission requirements and criteria and send to nina@echovermont.org or Nina Ridhibhinyo, ECHO 1 College St, Burlington, VT, 05401.