Practise Exam Question

Can someone from Black Spectacle please explain why the last answer choice is incorrect, while the explanation clearly described that the last answer choice is typical included in RC

A large corporate client issues a request for qualifications (RFQ) to a large list of architectural firms.

What sort of information is usually requested as part of this type of submittal? Check the three that apply.

Similar project experience.

Correct. Similar project experience proves that the architect has the expertise to take on the new project.

Letter of interest.

Correct. A letter of interest is included to prove that the firm has motivations other than financial, and would excited to take on the project. This letter also demonstrates that the architect understands the project and the client.

Proposed design fees.

Incorrect. A firm’s design fees are typically included in a Request for Proposal (RFP).

Proposed project design schedule.

Incorrect. A proposed design schedule involves a greater amount of time investment to develop and is typically included in a Request for Proposal (RFP), which is given to a smaller group of teams competing for a project.

Previous client references.

Correct. Client references are included in order for the potential client to vet the architect(s), and ensure the two are a good match.

Proposed list of sub-consultants.

Incorrect. Assembling the team of design subconsultants would typically be included as part of a Request for Proposal (RFP).