Prior to the start of comprehensive interior services, the A-E interior design staff, through
the PL, shall meet with the command interior designer to obtain information on GSA
catalogs, procurement sources, and procedure. Refer to the Statement of Architect and
Engineering Services for quantities of submittals.
3.12.2 Comprehensive Interior Services for Medical and Dental Facilities
Normally, medical and dental facilities require comprehensive interior design services.
The interior design for these facilities must incorporate, and coordinate all equipment,
furniture, signage and lighting. Specific submittal requirements and submittal schedule
shall be as stipulated in the Statement of Architect-Engineering Service.
3.13 MANDATORY PROCUREMENT SOURCES FOR FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS
The government has mandatory sources for purchase of furniture and furnishings.
Command Interior Design staff will provide the A-E the information on mandatory
procurement sources, such as General Prison Industries (UNICOR) and General Services
Administration (GSA) current contract catalogs. When an item is not available on GSA
schedule, the designer shall consult with the government interior designer and provide
descriptive performance specifications for such item for procurement by bidding process.
3.14 CONCEPT STUDIES FOR HOUSING REPAIR AND IMPROVEMENT
Housing Repair and Improvement Studies are required to determine the extent of periodic
repair and improvements for existing Military Family Housing developments. The studies
will cover site development items such as paving, road work, utilities, landscape, as well as
the housing unit construction. The services for these studies will generally include
extensive field investigations, tabulation of the deficiencies, and itemized cost estimates
for each repair and/or improvement work item. The studies with attendant cost estimates
will be used by the Housing Management Offices to schedule and budget the repair and
3.15 SITE ENGINEERING INVESTIGATIONS (SEI) AND REPORTS FOR TURNKEY
HOUSING AND DESIGN/BUILD PROJECTS
Site Engineering Investigation (SEI) Studies and Reports are used to study a parcel, or
parcels, of land for potential development for TURNKEY HOUSING and DESIGN/BUILD
projects. In the performance of the SEI, the A-E may be required to provide a number of
specialized studies and reports, which may include, but are not necessarily limited to:
Subsurface Soils Reports
Contamination Analysis and Reports
Configuration of the Proposed Development