The selection procedure consisted of two phases. The preliminary round lasted from July until September 2011. During this phase, the six participating teams were given the opportunity to present themselves and their reasons for taking part. The teams then had three months to work on a preliminary design and put their vision for the new building down on paper.
In phase two, each team gave a presentation to a judging panel and the academy community at large, who were then invited to vote. The judging panel consisted of: Tijmen van Grootheest, Ben Zegers, Jurgen Bey, Annelies van Eenennaam, Judith Kroon, Jeroen Boomgaard, student member Leanie van der Vyver, and Zuidas supervisor Malcolm Smith. The panel and body of students and lecturers unanimously chose FedLev’s design as the winner. Read more about the members of the FedLev team and their design here.
A video recording of the selection procedure is available here.