Brisbane Airport Master plan


The winning submission by Grimshaw , AECOM, PwC and tract Consultants

Client: Brisbane Airport Corporation
Competition: Invited two stage competition
Winner: Grimshaws with AECOM

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced design-led teams, from which a shortlist of three will be chosen to participate in a single stage Property Master Plan (PMP) competition, for the airport and its precincts.

Working with and aligned to the key objectives of the Brisbane Airport Master Plan 2009, the PMP must present an innovative urban and architectural vision for the airport that is consistent with the airport’s development goals to 2029.

Expressions of Interest (EOI)

EOI are being widely sought for this project. Submissions must be made by a registered architect as lead consultant, however cross-disciplinary teams are encouraged, reflecting an appropriate skill-set to include expertise across such areas as: Architecture, Urban design, Commercial development, Landscape architecture, Circulation/way finding, Sustainable design, Social development. Up to three shortlisted teams will be shortlisted to participate in a single stage competition over a seven week period, requiring the completion of a detailed PMP. Each shortlisted team will receive a fee of $40,000. Upon submission of final competition entry, the jury will select a winner. The winning team will proceed to work with BAC to further develop and refine the PMP by Dec 2011. In addition, the winner will also develop a sketch design for a major ‘catalyst’ project to be identified following the competition, also to be delivered by Dec 2011.