Preferably all the partners in project should be negotiated rather than competed. This way partners in consortium are more committed to the project and all the work can be put directly to project. There will be no excess work for bidding for the work.
This new method required new kind of organization. All the partners concerning the construction were taken into the design and research process in early phase.
Forming a consortium starts with selecting contractor. The contractor must commit strictly to leading the project. After contractor has been selected the rest of the partners must be selected together with the client. Main criteria for designers are:
Main contractor will make contracts with designers. This is not compulsory, sometimes contracts are made with the client also. Main point is that all partners are committed to the project. The same criteria was used selecting other partners and material vendors with one exception, knowledge of IT had to be at least fair.