Chronography of architect selection in the local government from the perspective of the involvement of a person in charge

Takashi Fujino, Yasuaki Onoda, Haruka Tsukuda

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In Japan, the Accounting Law has had a strong influence on public procurements including architect selection, and the proposal method has just begun to spread. However, its implementation has been supported by the personal efforts of the person in charge. In this paper, with the interview to the key person who has been struggling for good architect-selection and analyzed the process on practice. As a result, we confirmed the importance of the following three points: requirement-briefing, selection-committee, and creating opportunities for proposals. On the other hand, this know-how was based on his experience in many departments as a prefectural official.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1419-1423
Number of pages5
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number67
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Oct 20


  • Administrative organization
  • Design proposal system
  • Ordering party
  • Public buildings
  • Selecting architects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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