Sponsor: Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam (MoET) represented through the Project Management Unit of the New Model University Project (PMU).
Eligibility: The authorized representative as well as all authors of design proposals must meet the eligibility criteria as defined in the World Bank Guidelines and the Request for Expression of Interest.
Site: The competition site is located approximately 50 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City in the new urban area of My Phuoc in Thoi Hoa Commune, Ben Cat District in the northern part of Binh Duong Province.
The area of the competition site measures approx. 50.5 ha. It is bordered by Ring Road 4 to the north, existing settlements to the south and southeast, the National Highway 13 (Binh Duong Avenue) to the northeast and road D4 to the west. The new urban area of My Phuoc is rapidly developing with industrial complexes and large residential projects in the immediate surrounding of the site.
Selection process: The competition will be conducted according to World Bank guidelines. The Client will short list six general planners having submitted their expression of interest.
Those will be invited to submit a detailed proposal in the second stage.
The shortlisted consultants will be asked to prepare an urban design proposal for the new VGU Campus, complemented by a design proposal for selected buildings.
The campus will be built in two phases with total area of approx. 327.288 sqm floor area providing capacity for 5.000 students in this first phase (up to 2017) with a construction scale of approx. 134.550 sqm.The envisioned phase 2 will be built for 12.000 students with a construction scale of 192.738 sqm (up to 2020). It is asked for to design the complete new campus VGU and its facilities with a Gross Floor Area of 327.288 sqm at this competition.
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Submission Deadline: Thursday, October 4, 2012.
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