1.1 Purpose- State the principles upon
which competitions are based.
1.2 Promoters/ Owners should be
guided in organizing ADCs.
2 IAPOA APPROVAL
2.1 Before the Owner makes any official announcement,
IAPOA ------> ADC Committee shall send the Owner a
written approval of the draft Conditions, including the
timetable, the ADC registration fee (when required)
and the composition of the Jury.
2.2 Notice of a National ADC ----> Owner / the IAPOA ADC Committee
Secretariat with a request for publication in technical journals.
2.2.1 Announcement -> shall state where and
how the ADC documents may be obtained
and that the ADC conditions have
received the requisite IAPOA approval.
3 DRAWING UP THE ADC CONDITIONS
3.1 "Anonymity" of competitors should be maintained
until the final judgment of the competition.
3.2 The conditions for National ADC, whether single or
two (2)-stage, upon or limited shall state clearly
3.2.1 Purpose of the ADC + Intentions of the Owner
3.2.2 Nature of the problem to be solved
3.2.3 Requirements which Competitors must meet
3.3 Clear distinction shall be made between the
mandatory requirements of the Competition and those
which permit the competitor freedom of interpretation.
3.4 Supplementary information and instructions approved by the
Jury may be issued by the Owner to all Competitors selected to
proceed to the second (2nd) stage of a two (2)-stage competition.
4 PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR
4.1 Appointed and paid by the Owner
and approved by the IAPOA NBD
thru its ADC Committee.
4.2 Role-> Supervision of the
conduct of the ADC and the
preparation of the Conditions.
4.3 Assist the Jury and will be
present during its deliberations
but he will have no vote.
5 THE JURY
5.1 Shall be set up before the official
announcement of the competition.
5.2 Shall be composed of the smallest reasonable
number of persons ------> should be an odd
number and < 7. Majority -> Architects
5.3 Not more than 1 representative of the
Owner included in the Jury.
5.4 Jurors -> present at all meetings of the Jury
5.5 Stage competition - same Jury should
judge both stages of the competition.
5.6 Drawings, photographs, models or
other documents not required under the
regulations shall be excluded by the Jury
5.7 Jury shall disqualify design which does
not conform to the mandatory
requirements, instructions or Conditions
for the ADC.
5.8 Fees & travel & subsistence expenses of
the Jury members -> paid by the Owner.
6 PERSONS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ENTRY TO THE ADC
6.1 No member of the Jury will be allowed to take part in the competition.
6.2 No member of the promoting body / associate or employee/
person concerned w/ the preparation or organization of the
ADC will be eligible to compete or assist a Competitor.
7 PRIZES, HONORARIA AND MENTIONS
7.1 Conditions -> amount and number of prizes
7.2 Owner -> allot adequate prize money to
compensate all the Competitors for
7.3 Participant in a limited ADC by
invitation shall receive an
7.4 (2)-stage competitions - reasonable honorarium
shall be paid to each
7.5 Conditions - state the use to which the Owner will put
the winning plan/design scheme/s
7.6 In Project ADCs-> provisions shall be made in the ADC
Conditions for the first prize winner to receive
compensation of a further sum equal to the amount of the
first prize if no contract is signed within twelve (12) months
of the announcement of the Jury’s award.
8 COPYRIGHT AND RIGHT OF OWNERSHIP
8.1 Author -> Retain the copyright of his work
-> Retain the sole right of reproduction
8.2 Awarded first prize can be used by the
Owner upon his commissioning the Author
to carry out the plan/design
8.3 Owner’s right to use the ADC-generated
plan/design covers 1 execution only.
9 REGISTRATION OF COMPETITORS
9.1 All Competitors - register w/ the Owner. Registration
implies acceptance of the Conditions of the ADC.
9.2 Awarded first prize can be used by the Owner upon his
commissioning the Author to carry out the plan/design.
9.3 Owner’s right to use the ADC-generated
plan/design covers 1 execution only.
10.1 Owner -> insure the Competitors’ plans/ designs
11 EXHIBITIONS AND ENTRIES
11.1 All designs – exhibited for at least (2) weeks, together with a
copy of the signed report of the Jury.
11.2 The Owner shall notify in a timely manner, all registered Competitors
of the date and place of the public exhibition and the results of the ADC.
12 RETURN OF PROJECTS
12.1 All drawings and plans - destroyed at the end of
the public exhibition, unless provisions are made
to the contrary in the Conditions for the ADC
13 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) OR LITIGATION
13.1 Provisions for conciliation, mediation and
arbitration - included in the ADC Conditions
13.2 Jury members - sole arbiters at all stages
13.3 Matter shall be settled by an arbitration
process approved by the IAPOA
13.4 Expenses shall be shared by the two(2) interested parties to the ADR proceeding.