Roles and Responsibilities
The Design Review Board oversees design implementation in conformance with the goals and objectives of the Master Plan. The DRB reviews all construction, exterior renovation and landscaping projects for conformance with the College's architectural guidelines. The DRB may recommend design elements for architects to consider as projects move through the design phases. Specifically, the DRB will make recommendations at three states: Site Selection, Schematics and Preliminary Design.
The Design Review Board is advisory to the President of the College who remains subject to the oversight of the Board of Visitors (BOV).
Board Membership shall include: *
Chair, BOV Building and Grounds Committee One Member of the Buildings and Grounds Committee Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Associate Vice President for Facilities Management (President's Designee) Executive Director of the Historic Campus Chair of the Landscape, Energy and Environment Committee Colonial Williamsburg Architectural Historian University Architect from selected university on a rotating basis * The Board may call upon experts as needed.
Options for Operating Policies and Procedures
Eight Members Chair – Chair of Buildings and Grounds Vice Chair – Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
Quorum: Five members one of whom is either Chair or Vice Chair. Members may be present by phone Record: Minutes will be kept by staff. Votes: Simple majority of those present Meet as required
III. Scope of Action
Changes to exterior of any College facilityB. Project Size Major and minor changes to facades of buildings
Senior Planner, Office of Administration Director of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction
Standard architectural presentations would include at a minimum:
• Building footprint • Elevations for all four sides • Demonstration of compliance of the order and elements of the building with guidelines
Standard site selection presentations would include at a minimum:
• Topographical map of sites considered with footprints imposed • Selection criteria • Advantages and disadvantages of each site