Criteria Architect Services for the Los Angeles Master Plan RFP# FS-2021-13-AL

Update: December 23, 2021
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement (revised 12/23/2021)

Update: December 10, 2021
Notice of Intent to Award

Update: December 2, 2021
Notice of Shortlist for Interviews

Update: November 9, 2021
Addendum 01 (including updated RFP Schedule of Events)
Response to Questions

Update: October 29, 2021
Addendum 01
Attachment 2, Standard Agreement (revised 10/29/2021)

The Judicial Council, through this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is soliciting Proposals from Firms, (“Firm(s)”) to provide Criteria Architect services necessary to develop a long-range strategic plan for improving and modernizing superior court facilities of Los Angeles County (“Project”). The responsible party shall be an architect licensed to practice in California, a registered professional engineer to practice in California, or a Certified Planner. Firm team shall comprise of all disciplines necessary to effectively perform the required services. The selected team shall be experienced with designs of similar size, complexity, and nature.

The Criteria Architect that is selected will enter into a Standard Agreement ("Agreement") with the Judicial Council for the Courthouse. The Judicial Council anticipates the Agreement will be issued to a single Criteria Architect under this RFP.

A pre-proposal conference will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 10:30 AM Pacific Time (PT). The pre-proposal conference will be held video meeting platform Microsoft Teams:

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Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted in writing to the Judicial Council via no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Friday, November 12, 2021.

Only electronic proposals will be accepted.  Proposals must be emailed no more than three (3) days in advance of the proposal due date to the following email addresses:
For Non-Cost Proposal email to: 
For Cost Proposal email to:

Further details regarding this solicitation and work requirements are set forth in the RFP Number:  RFP-FS-2021-13-AL , Criteria Architect services for the Los Angeles Master Plan and the related documents listed below. All Attachments are posted to the RFP webpage as separate documents.