RFQ: Downtown Signals & Lighting Upgrades – Anchorage, Alaska

  • Commissioning Entity: Municipality of Anchorage
  • Budget: $30000
  • Open Date: 2021-07-26
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2021-08-20

Brief Description

The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) is announcing a call for qualified artists to create artwork at the intersection of 4th Avenue and B street as part of the Project Management & Engineering Department’s Downtown Signals and Lighting Upgrades construction in Anchorage, Alaska. Project construction will be substantially completed during the summer of 2021. The installation of artwork is planned for the Summer of 2022 and will be coordinated with the Curator of Public Art and PM&E.There are no restrictions on style or the design of the artwork, but the proposal must provide assurance that the artwork will be durable and routine maintenance requirements must be minimal. The installation must be permanent and must be designed to last approximately 30 years. This is an earthquake area and needs to meet standards in applicable building codes as amended by the MOA. Sculptures taller than 6’ must be engineered and permitted through the MOA system set up for works of art.