Procuring Sydney’s Olympic Stadium : a world class event?

Magub, A.T. & Hampson, K.D. (1999) Procuring Sydney’s Olympic Stadium : a world class event? In 2nd International Conference on Construction Process Reengineering, 11-13 July 1999, Sydney.


This paper describes and analyses the procurement processes employed in delivering the Sydney Olympic Stadium – arguably the most significant stadia project in the region today.

This current high profile project is discussed in terms of a case study into the procurement processes used. Interviews, personal site visits and questionnaires were used to obtain information on the procurement processes used and comments on their application to the project. The alternative procurement process used on this project—Design and Construction within a Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) project—is likely to impact on the construction industry as a whole. Already other projects and sectors are following this lead. Based on a series of on-site interviews and questionnaires, a series of benefits and drawbacks to this procurement strategy are provided.The Olympic Stadium project has also been further analysed during construction through a Degree of Interaction framework to determine anticipated project success.

This analysis investigates project interaction and user satisfaction to provide a comparable rating. A series of questionnaires were used to collect data to calculate the Degree of Interaction and User Satisfaction ratings.

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ID Code: 41151
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: BOOT, Design and Construct, Degree of Interaction, User Satisfaction, Olympic Stadium
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 08 Apr 2011 06:32
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2011 15:52

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