This is an international, two (2)-stage design competition. The two stages are:
Stage 1- Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
Interested architecture firms are welcome to submit qualifications and portfolios of accomplishment that establish the design capability and experience of the firm. Following portfolio and qualifications evaluation, no more than five (5) firms will be invited to participate in Stage 2, a juried design competition.
Stage 2 - Invited design competition with an honorarium
Stage 2 is by invitation only. The selected teams will be given a detailed program and seven (7) weeks to prepare a vision and concept for the project. An honorarium will be paid to each firm. The winning firm has the right to subscribe a design contract with the CCB. Competitors will be requested to produce 4 A0 size boards plus a 1:500 (metric) general massing model to be inserted in an overall context model furnished by the sponsor at the time of the interview. Details of deliverables will be part of the Design Brief to be released to selected firms at the start of Stage 2.
Invitation to proceed onto Stage 2 for a maximum of five (5) firms.
Each of the five firms that proceed to Stage 2 will receive an award of THIRTY THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($30,000 USD), exclusive of any applicable local and national taxes, upon satisfactory submission of their proposals. Submission conditions include a personal presentation of the project and interview in Bogota. Travel and lodging expenses for one person will be covered by the sponsor and are excluded from the award. The selected team will be eligible to subscribe a design contract with the CCB to carry out the
The built area of the facility is estimated to be approximately 25,000 m2 in programmed space plus two levels of underground parking. A detailed program will be available in the Stage 2 design brief for shortlisted firms. It is expected that this building will meet or exceed the USGBC standards for LEED GOLD or similar. It is the intention of CCB to have the CICB built, and operational in May of 2014.
April 4: Stage 1 submittals due
May 2: Stage 2 opens, competitors announced, Design Brief issued
June 27: Stage 2 submittals due
July 11-14: Presentation of proposals and interviews in Bogota
August 1: Winner announced