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Nelson City Council - Sculpture Lighting - RFP - May 2019


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RFx ID : 21005083
Tender Name : Nelson City Council - Sculpture Lighting - RFP - May 2019
Reference # : A2187000
Open Date : Tuesday, 7 May 2019 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 6 June 2019 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 39000000 - Electrical Systems and Lighting and Components and Accessories and Supplies
  • 60124500 - Sculpture supplies and accessories
  • 86131500 - Fine arts
  • Nelson
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Tom Ransom (Arts and Heritage Adviser, Nelson City Council)
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The purpose of this RFP is to receive Proposals for the delivery of the RFP Outcomes as set out in Appendix 2 – Requirements.

The two Sculptures that are the subject of this RFP are:
(a) The Taurapa by Mia Hegglun
(b) The Welcome Cloak by Adie Tait

Objectives for the project (for both sculptures) are as follows:
(a) To allow the Sculptures to be seen and enjoyed by the public at night.
(b) To maximise value for money on investment of public funds in public artwork- maximising viewer hours and quality.
(c) To emphasise the sculptures materials and form artistically in ways that cannot be seen in sunlight or without lighting.
(d) To ensure that the most creative lighting designs are proposed.
(e) To ensure lighting proposals are efficient and durable.
(f) To ensure no negative lighting effects are created in the surrounding area.
(g) To ensure professional installation and use of the best/most appropriate lighting units are used.

Objectives for the project (Taurapa sculpture only) are:
(a) To allow the Taurapa to act as a gateway or beacon to the city particularly when entering from SH 6 and the Maitai river.
(b) To emphasise the presence of Maori in the rohi 24/7 and 360 days a year since human presence in Aotearoa.
(c) To allow special anniversaries or events such as Waitangi Day and Matariki to be signalled to the community using seasonal lights on the sculpture.
(d) To attract the public to use the Maitai walkway after dark.

Objectives for the project (Welcome Cloak sculpture only) are:
(a) To emphasise the kinetic element to the sculpture with will move slightly in wind.
(b) To allow lighting on the sculpture to enhance the immediate area around Millers Acre including the i-Site and bus drop off area.

Awarded Status

This tender has been awarded to

  • Xyst Ltd

Award Date: Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:54 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)