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🔗Consultant for “Graphic Support for Newport’s Design Guidelines for Elevating Historic Buildings”

  • Consultant
  • Newport, RI, USA
  • Seeking Proposals USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:

    The ideal consultant is preservation or planning professional with a background in architecture, or an architectural firm with a preservation focus. Key personnel completing this project must meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s “Professional Qualifications Standards” (36 CFR Part 61) in the fields of Historic Architecture and/or Architectural History. Additional areas or levels or expertise will be needed with regard to some of the tasks outlined in the Scope of Work. The report should take guidance from the National Park Service’s “Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings.”

  • How to Apply:

    Interested applicants should review the entire project RFP (below) to understand project demands and timeline. The deadline for submission of proposals is August 19, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held via Zoom on August 5 at 10am. Proposals must be submitted electronically as a single PDF document.

  • Contact Name: Margaret Back
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Website Newport Restoration Foundation

The Newport Restoration Foundation promotes and invests in the architectural heritage of the Newport community, the traditional building trades, and Doris Duke’s fine and decorative arts collections, for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of all. NRF is a non-profit organization founded in 1968 by Doris Duke to preserve, maintain, and interpret Aquidneck Island’s 18th- and early 19th-century architectural heritage. In addition to a collection of more than 70 early American houses, now rented to tenant-stewards, NRF operates three museum properties that are open to the public. In 2016, NRF founded the Keeping History Above Water conference series to address the effects of sea level rise on historic resources.

NRF and the City of Newport are seeking qualified consultants or architectural firms to develop graphics for the City’s Design Guidelines for Elevating Historic Buildings. Specifically, the consultant will produce Appendix A, a set of graphics to include photos, drawings, and/or architectural renderings of appropriate design concepts. The graphics may include but are not limited to, delineating new and original details in building adaptations, foundation design within a historic context, and streetscape scale and building patterns. The ideal consultant is preservation or planning professional with a background in architecture, or an architectural firm with a preservation focus.

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